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Construction Trends to Watch in 2018

2017 is now behind us, and here at W.L. Decker Contractor, we are excited to say we accomplished more than we could have dreamed. As we step into 2018, theres a lot of new trends emerging in the construction and commercial contractor industry; we plan to meet the challenge, and tackle these trends head […]

By |January 25th, 2018|Media & News|0 Comments|

Tech Spotlight: Kansas City Tests Smart Roads

Kansas City, MO has confirmed two projects that will incorporate sensors and internet connectivity into roads.  They hope to build a combined 1.5 miles of this “Smart Road” in order to monitor traffic and road maintenance needs. The project should be completed by August 2018.

Smart roads are an emerging technology that is growing, coupled […]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Media & News|0 Comments|

Tech Spotlight: Wireless Construction

Staying up-to-date on all technology related to the commercial contractor industry is very important to success during construction. Being on the cutting edge of technology is key to getting construction jobs done on time and under budget. Recently, Disney has developed a new technology that could change how franchise construction is carried out. During […]

By |February 27th, 2017|Media & News|0 Comments|

Lubbock TX Church’s Chicken Ground-Up Build

Another recent build we did for Church’s Chicken was in Lubbock Texas. This was a ground-up, new build, franchise construction project. We are always excited to take on new projects, and on top of that this was a client that we truly love to work with. We have completed multiple restaurant construction projects with them, […]

By |January 17th, 2017|Media & News|0 Comments|

Matthew Decker Promoted to Vice President

We are proud to announce that Matthew Decker has been promoted to Vice President of W.L. Decker Contractor. Matt Graduated from Michigan State University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. After Graduation he worked at Hawk Hollow Properties Inc. as the Assistant Superintendent, until he became the Director of Business Development at […]

By |January 17th, 2017|Media & News|0 Comments|

On Site 24/7 Photo Time Lapse Coming Soon

When creating partnerships with our clients, one of our key focuses is communication. We want to make sure that each of our clients feels 100% informed and in control of their projects. That’s why we are currently creating the means to have a live photo time lapse on our website. When this is up […]

By |November 27th, 2016|Media & News|0 Comments|

Demolition & Rebuild in Brownsville, TX

This was a project our team took on in that past that we had a lot of enthusiasm for. It was an existing freestanding building demolition and rebuild, for Church’s Chicken in Brownsville Texas. Brownsville is a very lovely place, and this location was perfect for Church’s Chicken, but we needed to take down […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Media & News|0 Comments|

Franchise Construction in North Platte, NE

This is a restaurant construction build-out project and site work we did in the past. Some of the features include an exterior renovation with nichiha paneling, custom beetle pine siding for a franchise group out of the front range, CO, and building in North Platte, Nebraska, Qdoba, fast-casual dine-in Mexican grill.

Leading the commercial construction industry […]

By |October 31st, 2016|Media & News|0 Comments|

Construction Dive Highlights a Suicide Epidemic

The recently published article, “A Hidden Epidemic: Construction suicide data draws industry crisis into the spotlight” expresses a concern that W.L. Decker cares deeply about; suicide in construction.

Author Emily Peiffer opens:

“One afternoon in 2014, a distressed and despondent RK Mechanical employee gave away his tools to his coworkers. Looking back, managers realized he was […]

By |October 13th, 2016|Media & News|0 Comments|

Quin Hoffman, New Website Manager

Quin Hoffman is recent MSU graduate, who majored in Professional Writing, in the digital and technical track. In this program he studied website design, content management, and user experience. He was the News Director at MSU’s student radio station for two years, doing lots of writing, reporting, and web work. Just after graduation Quin has now […]

By |October 6th, 2016|Media & News|0 Comments|