Lumber Prices See Significant Increase

There probably isn’t a single industry that wasn’t in some way affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic – either in a positive or negative way. For the sanitizing and toilet paper industries, it proved a financial boom; however, for many other industries, it decreased business as our economy slowed and everyone halted to figure out the best solution.

Navigating COVID-19: New Hotel Cleaning Standards

As airlines and public transportation services adapt and reopen, one of the questions you might ask yourself is how are hotels responding to the new environment we all find ourselves in? What safety measures will be implemented as travel picks back up and hotels begin to fill? Click to read more.

The Post COVID-19 Physical Workspace Environment

The arrival of COVID-19 flipped our world upside down, and now as things slowly open up and workforces start to return to their physical space, we are all finding new ways to adapt. Whereas before we learned to fill the roles of stay-at-home parents, teachers, employees, coaches, entertainers, house keepers, line cooks, etc., now we must brace ourselves for more change as we re-join the physical workplace.

How Logistics Are Changing in a COVID-19 World

These are unprecedented times, and we are all experiencing changes in our day-to-day activities. How we work, eat, shop, and socialize has been impacted. These changes have brought new sets of challenges and new questions for the future. One question is how are logistics affected, and what changes are occurring within industries? Before COVID-19 hit, most of us were used to quick turnaround and large inventories of items to choose from. Same or next-day delivery options were becoming the standard. We are all feeling the delays and shortages this pandemic has created within our supply chain, but are there also some positives that could come out of this new environment?

Four Reasons Why Workplace Friendships are Critical & Valuable

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that there is a strong, well-documented correlation between job satisfaction and the presence of workplace friendships. The obvious correlation is that employees repeatedly report increased job satisfaction when they work alongside trusted, supportive confidants. What’s sad, and frankly, totally off base, is when leaders and managers view workplace friendships as... Continue Reading →

St. Patricks Day: The Interrogation

Oh no! A pot of gold has gone missing in the Land of Tri-North. The TNB Police Department is hot on the case with a lil' somebody in custody who may be able to shed some light on its whereabouts. Join along, all ye amateur sleuths, and enjoy our 2019 St. Patrick's Day video: The... Continue Reading →


Oh, the joys of the holiday season! Hearts are full with gratitude, bellies are full of cookies, and the air itself seems bursting with magic. In this festive season of warm wishes and glad tidings, there's always that one gift that you just can't quite explain. So, you pass it along to someone else who... Continue Reading →

Tri-North Announces Strategic Expansion of Nova Division

Fitchburg, WI -- Tri-North, an award-winning, full-service commercial construction management company based in Fitchburg, WI, is pleased to announce the strategic expansion of their Nova division. Nova is an experience design group specializing in custom design solutions that translate their clients' unique brand stories into the built environment. Tom Thayer, President & CEO of Tri-North... Continue Reading →

How Tri-North Supports Employees with Young Children

It’s not news that the cost of early childcare in the United States is incredibly high. According to, the national average for in-center care is around $10,000 annually. Here in Wisconsin, we’re well above the national average. And in Dane County where our headquarters is located, it’s totally normal for parents of a child... Continue Reading →

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