Design build is a delivery technique whereby the delivery team works under a single contract for the project owner to provide design and construction.
Value engineering is the systematic application of different approaches to increase efficiency and minimize operating costs. It is a value adding technique that is meant to assist businesses obtain optimum value for their goods and services and in the process, maximize the customers’ wealth.
You have to consider certain things before commencing your ground up construction project.
Luxury retail spaces are great for businesses all year round, and the best thing is that they always have a continuous flow of customers coming in and going out for the better half of the day.
Technology has grown to be part of everyone’s life and that includes almost every aspect of businesses and the corporate world. The technology has changed over the last decade and is continuing to change on a daily basis. Starting with the introduction of the cell phone and now the smartphone.
Using tenant improvement on commercial properties is a system an owner can utilize especially when considering long term leases. This can attract new tenants or keep existing ones and is often overlooked. Often the amount offered by the owner for the improvements are much lower and the tenant is left to pay the balance.
Improving the existing assets and each project should be looked at from different perspectives and different improvements considered to establish which one will have the best long-term results.
Pre-construction involves all the preliminary planning and engineering in order to get the whole scope into perspective, establish if there are any extraordinary circumstances and to assess the overall cost. Using pre-construction services will help to achieve these objectives.
A building permit is a legal authorization required for construction of a new building, demolition of an existing one or renovation of a structure. Any construction activity, whether residential, commercial or industrial, is required to meet a specific set of rules and regulations laid down by local governing authorities which grants the permit once it confirms that all rules are adhered to.
Seismic Retrofitting refers to increasing the strength of a building to ensure that it is more durable and resistant to the effects of seismic event or earthquakes. It might be needed because a building might not have been designed to be earthquake resistant.