7 Tips for Hiring a Reliable General Contractor

A remodel, renovation, or brand-new home construction is exciting for any homeowner—but, it can also be a major headache if you don’t hire the right general contractor. Home building projects (especially those in the luxury market with upwards of 5,000

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5 Signs a Renovation Project Should Be Your Next Investment

Renovations can be very worthwhile investments, sometimes more lucrative than new builds. Whether you own or operate an existing building or are looking to purchase an existing property, here are five signs that a renovation should be your next investment.

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How to Set Realistic Construction Timelines

No one expects delays when they embark on a construction project. But, unforeseen things happen. Without proper planning and an experienced general contractor to plan for the unexpected, your project can become a nightmare. To keep your project going smoothly,

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We Ask All of Our Clients One Question. Here’s What It Is

We are committed to building long-lasting relationships with our clients, based on trust, mutual respect, and open lines of communication. Each of our projects is a partnership. That’s why when we meet with clients to discuss new projects, we always

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Being a Part of the Story: What We Love About Building

People often ask me what I enjoy most about working on builds. Truthfully, there’s so much to love. We always welcome any opportunity to establish business relationships and work on exciting projects. While a few things stand out, we always

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Why Open Communication Is the Only Way to Keep Construction Projects on Track

Communication can make or break any project. In the construction industry, effective communication is incredibly important. Without it, projects get off track, safety could be compromised, and outcomes aren’t delivered. After working in the industry for decades,we’ve learned that most

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Advantages of Hiring an Owner’s Representative for a Remodel

Project owners want to feel secure in knowing that the job is getting done. They want all aspects of their project to be done on-time and on-budget. They want to know that the best team has been assembled to work

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How to Ensure Your Goals Align with Your General Contractor’s

As a commercial real estate investor or developer, you have big goals for your project. And, you want everyone involved to have the same goals and want the same outcomes. Not to mention, timelines. The trick to keeping everyone on

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Why You Need a Local Construction Management Team

If you’re new to South Florida real estate development, you need a local, on-the-ground management team to oversee your project. Localized knowledge will ensure that your project goes as smoothly as possible. The ability of construction managers to keep projects

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The Foundation of a Builder: Meet George Abadie

Mentors and a hands-on education helped him become a top Miami GC As a youngster in New York, George Abadie loved gazing up at the buildings as grandmother walked him to school. He was always interested in drawing and sketching

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Building Your Dream Construction Team

It takes a village to carry out any large-scale project. As general contractors, we assemble the best team for your build, always taking into account your project’s goals. From creating the vision to actually moving in, the individuals tackling each

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Case Study: How We Can Rescue You From Permitting Peril

Everyone knows that you can’t build without a permit. But, not all general contractors have the same understanding and knowledge of their municipality’s building codes and permits. At Seacoast Construction, we have an excellent grasp of South Florida’s building permitting

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3 Roles Every General Contractor Should Serve

With any project, a general contractor assumes many different roles. Each assures that a project is completed successfully and meets your goals. GCs have extensive knowledge of every facet of a build. Along with building a team to complete the

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Understanding Construction Deadlines and Delays

Deadlines and timelines, along with cost, are the most important aspects of a construction project. Construction contracts are full of deadlines, but the one that’s on everyone’s mind is the substantial completion date. This is when owners and investors can

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Why Budget Should Drive Your Project’s Design

In most projects, design decisions drive the budget. To help owners get the most out of every cent of their investment, a better approach may be to let the budget drive design. A major part of our pre-construction process is

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How to Get a Project Back on Track After a Natural Disaster

It may be record rainfall, hurricanes, floods, or gale-force winds. Any of the standard natural disasters that can hit South Florida can have a major impact on a construction project. Disasters often cause projects to be delayed, and if damage

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How Drones Will Be a Game Changer in the Construction Industry

Technology has always played a vital role in the construction industry. It creates efficiencies, leading to cost savings, better use of resources, and enhanced profitability. Drones are the latest technology that are having a big impact on the construction industry. Construction projects can be time consuming and

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7 Qualities Every Great Project Manager Needs

Successful construction projects depend on good project management. Top project managers need to be great leaders, but also possess several other soft skills that make them successful. Most of all, they appreciate the value of a strong team. Here are seven qualities you should look for in your

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What You Need to Know About Industrial Real Estate in South Florida

Industrial real estate is thriving in South Florida, and there are many opportunities for investors in this space. The industrial real estate sector can include warehouses, logistical space, or former manufacturing facilities. The potential for these spaces is endless, and investing in this

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6 Tips for Optimal Project Management

Optimal project management begins before you ever break ground on a commercial construction project. It takes detailed preplanning during the early stages and strong organization during the actual job. Careful management helps ensure every aspect of the project is managed well. This is how our project management team ensures that

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