Severe Weather Construction Practices & Materials

In a past piece, we covered which places make for the best tornado shelters in a residential or commercial structure. Still, wouldn’t it be nice if your structure was naturally resistant against storm conditions? In this piece, let’s look at a few construction practices and materials to give your construction project a better shot against […]

By |May 27th, 2019|Cowen Construction News|Comments Off

Home Design & Construction For Tornado Safety

If you live in the Oklahoma area, you’re well aware that it’s tornado season. There’s a good chance you’ve heard the sirens recently and needed to take cover. In this piece, we’re going to look at the recommended method for doing so as well as what design and construction elements make for a safer residential […]

By |May 23rd, 2019|Cowen Construction News|Comments Off

Why The Increased The Demand For Healthcare Construction?

As your drive through your town, the signs of construction are unmistakable. Temporary fencing appearing seemingly overnight can hide many secrets. While some of these new construction projects may be new condominiums, strip malls, and restaurants, an increasing amount of these construction projects are healthcare related. Why on earth is there such a demand for […]

By |April 17th, 2019|Cowen Construction News|Comments Off

Build Before Your Eyes: Apartment Construction Camera Time-Lapse

It’s always satisfying to see a commercial construction literally get off the ground before your very eyes. Whether it’s building a new headquarters for an Oklahoma business or Tulsa residential buildings, there’s nothing quite like seeing a construction site go from absolutely nothing to a completed structure. Now you don’t need to be on the […]

By |April 15th, 2019|Cowen Construction News|Comments Off

Congrats To Our Own Lee Timmons — “40 Under 40″

Every year, Oklahoma Magazine puts out a special series entitled “40 Under 40” that seeks to highlight Oklahoma professionals under the age of 40 who are leading the way in business and organizational work. In this year’s issue, our own Lee Timmons, Director of Human Resources for Cowen Construction was chosen. The following was included:
Lee […]

By |April 10th, 2019|Cowen Construction News|Comments Off

Building New vs. Buying an Existing Commercial Building

So, your business is growing and you’re in need of a new space. Congratulations! This is a very exciting time, but it also comes with many decisions. Among these decisions is deciding to either build a new commercial space for your business or to buy and potentially remodel an existing space. There is no wrong […]

By |April 2nd, 2019|Cowen Construction News|Comments Off

Cowen Construction Receives Two Build Oklahoma Awards

We’re very excited to announce that Cowen Construction has received not one, but two “Best of the Best” Build Oklahoma Awards. These awards are presented by the Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma for the best commercial-industrial building projects. Several nominations were considered by an independent panel of judges. Some of the factors the judges took […]

By |March 12th, 2019|Cowen Construction News|Comments Off

5 Details To Remember During Church Construction

Your church or religious congregation is quickly expanding and growing out of your current space. While this is an exciting time, church construction projects can be stressful for all of those involved…but they don’t have to be. Unless you have experience in church construction from within the congregation, you’re likely to overlook a few details. […]

By |March 11th, 2019|Cowen Construction News|Comments Off

Bank Construction: Vault First, Everything Else Later

One of the most fascinating aspects of bank construction is bank vaults. The sight of a bank vault is a daunting one for most people. While most of us will only see the bank vault door, that massive disc of thick, shiny steel with an array of knobs and levers is the embodiment of security. […]

By |March 8th, 2019|Cowen Construction News|Comments Off

Ground Broken On Tulsa Pearl District Apartments

On the first of March 2019, ground was broken on a new development of upscale apartments in Tulsa’s Pearl District. The development of apartments known as the Village Flats, will be located at 703 South Owasso Ave near Centennial Park. The complex will feature all-new studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom apartments. The Village Flats […]

By |March 5th, 2019|Cowen Construction News|Comments Off