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Get the Facts on the Airbnb and Housing Market Conflict

Get the Facts on the Airbnb and Housing Market Conflict

The Airbnb housing market allows homeowners to rent out their apartments without the regulations of a hotel. People who support Airbnb say that the business creates tourism and supports our communities. However, research below reveals that Airbnb may cause more harm than good when it comes to affordable housing.   Airbnb housing market conflict in… READ MORE

Rhode Island Housing Development Can Tackle Cost of Living

Rhode Island Housing Development Can Tackle Cost of Living

  If you’re renting in Rhode Island, you’re probably running on empty. The state of affordable housing in RI is dire. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development defines “cost burdened” as families who pay more than 30% of their income for housing. By this definition, 51% of Rhode Island housing renters are affected…. READ MORE

School Remodeling Inspires an Active Learning Classroom

School Remodeling Inspires an Active Learning Classroom

Light Your Student’s Way to Innovation When you’re creating your classroom, there’s one thing you need to know. Let there be light! Biological light helps your students learn. Biological (or natural) light matches the wavelength and temperature of the light we receive from the sun throughout the day. A study carried out by the Rensselaer… READ MORE

Heroica Construction Celebrates Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Graduation

Heroica Construction Celebrates Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Graduation

“The backbone of Rhode Island is small business,” said Governor Gina Raimondo in the recently unveiled Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses – Rhode Island video. On Monday, June 12th, Heroica Construction President Jhonny Leyva and a class of almost 60 small business owners graduated the first Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program in Rhode Island. The… READ MORE

3 Qualities to Look for in Construction Management Style

3 Qualities to Look for in Construction Management Style

When looking to hire a general contractor, be on the lookout for teams with a strong construction management style. There are currently 7.8 million production workers throughout the U.S. construction industry. A manager in charge of any number of these people needs to handle their authoritative position as thoroughly as possible by covering all the essentials…. READ MORE

4 Hotel Lobby Renovation Ideas: Creating an Oasis for Hotel Guests

4 Hotel Lobby Renovation Ideas: Creating an Oasis for Hotel Guests

When planning for your hotel lobby renovation, it is important to consult the right general contractor and architect to keep your project on track. Heroica Construction has experience in hospitality construction and can add the right architect to your next project. Here is what you should know before you recreate your space: Create an Authentic Lobby Space… READ MORE