IIW Minnesota

Ag2School Tax Credit Passed: Now What?

Until now, the likelihood of a school bond referendum passing depended greatly on where the school district was located in Minnesota. In metropolitan areas, school referendums pass at a higher rate than... > READ MORE

Planning a School Expansion? Here’s What to Do When

As we begin a new school facility planning process, I’m often asked the same question: What do we need to do when? There can be many moving parts, leading up to one vote. Knowing all the steps and how... > READ MORE

Take This Step at the First Thought of School Facility Changes

Just thinking about a facility expansion or remodeling of some kind? It’s common for school leaders to wait to engage an architect until they have begun to formalize their ideas, vision or plans. We’ve... > READ MORE

Are You Optimizing Your Facility Budget?

During any construction project, leaders make thousands of decisions. Knowing what decisions need to be made now and what can wait becomes critical. Throughout the process, leaders balance a wealth of... > READ MORE

Don’t Overlook These: Creating a Complete Early Budget

It all starts the same. A dream for a new project emerges. The vision is catchy, but the dollars need to follow. It’s time to create a budget. These early budgets are not easy. They include a series... > READ MORE