Take us through your construction and design strategy.
We seek to build interiors without fixed walls, which allows us to provide the most adaptable interior. Future reconfiguration involves little to no “tear down.” Mechanically, we used underfloor air distribution for a healthier and less expensive airflow distribution during our new norm.
companies. The new normal for today’s business industry is hybrid hours. Working from home for a few days allows shifted work hours in the office that stagger with your teammates and coworkers.
What’s the secret to creating a “must visit” location in today’s competitive landscape?
The secret is a trendy and cool new building, something to show off, post and share the new space with friends, family and the community.
What’s the biggest issue today related to the construction side of the business? The lack of skilled labor. By utilizing materially objects in a factor we can deliver and install in a shorter period, bypassing numerous trades used in conventional construction. Which, in conclusion, is a result of saving both time and money.
What’s today’s consumer looking for?
Clean and efficient space. Consumers are looking for a space that adapts to technology and easy to personalize in their day to day.
Talk about sustainability. What are you doing?
What’s the biggest item on your to-do list right now?
By utilizing digital modular construction, we eliminate construction waste by 80%.
To continue to keep everyone healthy, but marketing toward developers and construction firms the benefit of our approach.
What type of opportunities do you see moving ahead?
We believe a flexible modular office and utilizing a healthier air delivery will attract customers focused on employer health and flexible to grow.
What trends are you seeing/expecting?
We’re expecting smaller offices or offices that are shared by multiple
Tell us what makes your brand so unique?
Not only do we just do development and modular projects, but the bottom line is we are a part of the Q Companies. We can fully furnish an entire building with furniture, floors, walls, etc. We are a kit of parts and a one-stop shop for your new office space. CCR
One-on-One with... John Shinners, President, BWIQ Development schedules, design decisions and reviewing the work. Lastly, I look for the next opportunities or partners to continue the development journey. It’s a mixed skill set.
Describe a typical day. There is no “typical day.” As part of an evolving group, I mix my days with presenting and “storytelling” about our development approach. When we are in construction; there are the challenges of
What’s the best advice you ever received? It’s all about the people you work with; take time to acknowledge your team.
What’s the best thing a client ever said to you? “You exceeded our expectations.”
What’s the most rewarding part of your job? Being proud of a finished product that is an elegant design statement, an asset for the community and knowing I was part of a talented team of people— something that will always be there. Something that sets a new standard for work-community balance.
How do you like to spend your down time? Hiking, road biking, drawing and weekend handyman stuff.
DECEMBER 2020 — COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION & RENOVATION