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5 Tips for Avoiding These Commercial Construction Remodeling Pitfalls

Many business owners are finding that remodeling their business can lead to a more efficient workspace, attract more customers and generate additional revenue. As a result, hotels, restaurants, retailers, theme parks and many other types of businesses around the country are remodeling their businesses with a fresh new appearance. And while renovating an existing business is often less costly than new construction, anything from Read more…

Tips for Hiring a Restaurant Remodeling Contractor

Any owner will agree that restaurants are one of the most competitive industries on the planet. You need to understand your clientele, be on your game and have a penchant for cost control. But even that is no longer enough. Outdated and worn restaurants simply can’t compete in a sea of freshly remodeled restaurants with Read more…

What is Value Engineering and Why is it Important in Commercial Construction?

Value engineering is a construction concept that originated during World War II when construction materials were scarce and costly. Enterprising engineers at General Electric realized that there were other materials that could be substituted that would not only result in a better-quality building, but at a much more affordable cost. This concept proved so successful Read more…

Zero-Net-Energy Benefits in Commercial Construction

The trend towards increasing energy efficiency in commercial buildings has resulted in a substantial reduction of carbon emissions, a major contributor of air pollution cities nationwide. And at the end of 2015, over 25,000 commercial buildings certified as EnergyStar compliant eliminated 17 metric tons of greenhouse gases which is equivalent to providing enough energy to Read more…

How Commercial Office Buildings Are Attracting Tenants with Amenities

It wasn’t that long ago that the only amenities a commercial office building offered were an elevator and maybe a lobby receptionist. But times have changed and with competition at its highest level in decades, the need to innovate and differentiate amongst other office buildings has become more important than ever. With occupancy rates rising, Read more…

5 Tips for Planning a Successful Commercial Construction Project

Getting any commercial construction project off the ground requires careful planning and attention to detail from start to finish. Whether you are a building owner working with a design-build contractor on your new company headquarters from the ground-up or are renovating an existing commercial building, these 5 tips will help you plan a successful construction Read more…

3 Financial Questions to Answer before Building

Most growing companies experience growing pains at some point. Whether it’s a manufacturing facility, sales office or headquarters location, many companies simply outgrow one or more of their existing facilities. But regardless of how big or small your company is, there are 3 important financial questions you need to answer before embarking on a commercial building project. Can we expand on current site Read more…

Fresh Construction Perspective Benefits and Advantages

Some of the most inventive building designs were from architects who thought outside the box. World-renowned award-winning Architects like Frank Gehry, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Richard Meier envisioned using space in a bold and unique way whose impressions have withstood the test of time.  Rather than constructing the same type of building that has been done several times before, each new project was carefully planned from a fresh construction Read more…

What Hotel Renovations Reveal About Hotel Trends

Hotel guests are no longer content with an ordinary hotel room and a generic bar of soap and miniature bottle of shampoo anymore. They want a luxury guest experience with all of the comforts of home. And hotels around the world from small independent motels to major hospitality chains are renovating guest rooms and public areas to meet the expectations of the 21st century Read more…

3 Tips for Designing Workplaces That Support Culture, Brand, And Community

It all began in the late-90’s during the Internet revolution when start-up companies were sprouting across Silicon Valley turning the traditional commercial workspace on its head.  In an effort to attract, motivate and retain a young, ambitious and talented workforce, ground-breaking Internet companies like Google, Yahoo and Amazon designed a more cohesive working community complete Read more…