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5 Secrets of a Well-Designed Restaurant

Do you ever wonder what makes one restaurant more successful than another? Of course, it needs to have excellent and consistent dishes. However, there is more to designing a restaurant than creating a fantastic menu. In addition to outstanding menu items, a successful restaurant is carefully designed with attention to the most minute details. The Read more…

The Importance of The Design Phase During Pre-Construction

There are several phases to a successful construction project, but the design phase is arguably the most important step in the process. It is where the stakeholders, architect, and general contractor meet to review the architectural drawings, construction documents, and budget before construction work begins. The design phase actually consists of four sub-phases, which include schematic Read more…

Uncovering Top 5 Hidden Commercial Construction Cost Overruns

When planning a commercial construction project, the estimated price is not always the cost of the project. There are many factors, including spec and design changes, material substitutions, and other unforeseen circumstances that can lead to cost overruns. Here are five ways you can minimize costly surprises when managing your construction project: Incomplete Specs Sometimes Read more…

What is the Timeline for a Design-Build Project?

Planning a design-build commercial construction project is much simpler than other delivery methods like cost-plus or hard-bid. It’s a turn-key delivery solution with the general contractor responsible for completing all phases of the project from design to build with input from the business owner. Since the business owner or project developer doesn’t have to hire Read more…

How to Reduce Costs of Your Commercial Construction Project

Embarking on a commercial construction project can seem daunting, especially if this is your first project. There are many choices and decisions that will need to be made that will not only affect construction costs but delivery schedules as well. In an industry where the sky’s the limit literally, the need to control costs cannot Read more…

Commercial Construction Solutions: Build It Your Way

When planning a commercial construction project, business owners have a lot of choices, including choosing a location, whether to build new or renovate and which materials to use, to name a few. The following guide will help you decide which construction solution is best for your building. New Building or Renovate One of the first Read more…

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring A Commercial Contractor

Choosing a commercial contractor for your construction project is not as easy as it may appear. There is a lot more work involved than simply asking for a quote. Whether you are constructing a brand-new office building, renovating a shopping mall, or remodeling a restaurant, the success of your project will require due diligence and Read more…

5 Types of Commercial Construction Buildings

Building commercial properties require a commercial contractor with critical skills. These skills are essential for executing the project from design to build. Commercial buildings are also revenue-generating properties, so the general contractor must be able to create a space that maximizes revenue while staying within established budgets. Let’s take a closer look at the five Read more…

Key Facts About the Commercial Construction Industry

When you look around in any major city in the country, you will notice a variety of commercial construction projects under development. A new office building here, a renovated shopping center over there, and a variety of other commercial establishments in between. It’s not just a sign of a healthy economy, but a growing business Read more…

Why Your Project Needs a Commercial Contractor

While you may not need a commercial contractor when just painting the outside of your building, you will need one for most construction projects like remodeling, renovations, modifying floorplans and buildouts, for example. A licensed commercial contractor provides valuable expertise that can ensure your project is completed on time and within budget. Some of the Read more…