A commercial building is a significant real estate investment that can be very profitable. However, it requires an enormous investment of time and resources. Investors must confirm that it is the right move for them or their companies.… Read More »
What is Light Commercial Construction?
Commercial construction has always been a unique segment in the construction industry. Most industry insiders know this, but some clients find it challenging to understand.
Most clients become even more confused when the discussion turns to light construction versus heavy construction. Some make funny assumptions that can potentially derail an important conversation about a project…. Read More »
Design-Build vs Design-Bid-Build Project Delivery Systems
The construction of the Eiffel Tower started in 1887 and ended in 1889, spanning just 22 months. This duration was a technical feat at the time of completion. Even at the present level of technological advancement, it would take full coordination to complete a project of that magnitude in just 22 months.
The construction of the Eiffel Tower follows the design-build approach. Gustave Eiffel’s company designed and built the structure. The only point of deviation was the hiring of the architect who worked on the project’s appearance…. Read More »
A Simple Guide to Construction Grading
Commercial grading is a very specialized phase of the construction process. Without proper ground preparation, construction results could vary widely from the architectural concept, groundwater may create structural problems, and improper drainage could have negative environmental impacts.… Read More »
The Construction Site Development Process
Completing a commercial construction project is never an easy endeavor. With the many stages involved and the array of tasks completed linearly, even the most experienced property developer or project owner is prone to feeling overwhelmed.
However, the process is often so much easier if one is well-versed with it. … Read More »