To be a successful commercial general contractor you must know how to prepare cost estimates, know how to hire subcontractors for each part of the construction project, manage properties and choose the right construction methods, check the local regulations and good at budgeting and maintaining good client relations.
A retirement home should consist of a wide-space living area for the slow moving elderly, with soft-edged and easy to use appliances, and with carefully installed lightings in all corners to ensure safety at all times.
The Benefits of Construction Manager/General Contractor Services (CMGC) versus Design-Build Project Delivery
If you are planning to build a residential dream house or a commercial space for a business anytime soon, then you may be at the point of choosing who to entrust your time, money, and effort with: (1) a Construction Manager/General Contractor (CMGC), or (2) a Team of Design-Build Project Delivery Method.
Accessibility and Commercial Renovations: How to Ensure Compliance with the California Building Code
The building code for California is called the California Building Standards Code, which is the Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR). The California Building Standards Commission is authorize to maintain, and oversee the processes that are related to the building codes of California by the California Building Standards Law.
Any retail contractor knows how important it is to understand the unique demands this type of project entails. There are different ways to proceed with a commercial renovation, such as demolition of existing design and rearranging structures, or expanding beyond the original location and modifying the existing design.
A subcontractor, or specialty contractor as dubbed by others, is an individual or team hired through outsourcing to perform specific work or task that, especially in larger building projects. According to studies, around 75-80% of a general contractor’s expenses come from subcontractors’ and suppliers’ services and materials.
Value engineering provides the greatest value for clients by maximizing function while minimizing the cost of the project.
Preconstruction service is a communication-intensive and highly collaborative affair that requires a preconstruction team containing planners, designers, project managers, estimators, and of course the client to come together, address possible construction issues before the construction begins.
Design-Build is a method of construction delivery which provides the owners with an individual point of communication for the design as well as construction phase of the project. There is a single entity which holds contractual risk
To lease a space, you make structural changes to it and make it apposite for the business needs. These processes of structural changes are called leasehold improvements. The payment for these improvements is often paid by the property owner in advance or the