What Does Pre-Construction Involve (and Why You Need It): Planning will keep your project on time and on budget

Pre-construction is an absolutely essential first step in any construction project, especially long-range commercial projects. And, if you’re new to developing in the South Florida market, pre-construction can make or break your project. For your construction project to run smoothly

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The Case for Underground Power Lines: It’s a long-term investment

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused about $200 billion in damage combined. These storms destroyed structures, delayed construction projects, and left millions of people without power for several days. While storms are inevitable, it makes a strong case for running power

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Commercial Construction in Doral is Booming: Why You Should Consider It for Your Next Space.

Commercial developers are always looking for the next exciting area to invest in a build. Doral is the Miami area’s newest hot spot for commercial builds as it offers numerous of opportunities and benefits for new construction projects and renovations

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Hiring a Commercial GC? Here’s What You Should Ask Their Previous Clients

Hiring the right contractor to work on your home, office, or other construction project is an important task. While the first item should always be ensuring the contractor has the proper license and insurance before digging any deeper – we

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Hurricane Rebuilding in Texas vs. Florida

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma ravaged Texas and Florida, causing hundreds of billions of dollars in damage. And while this may come as a shock to anyone who hasn’t lived through a hurricane, many home and business owners are still cleaning

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George Abadie Talks Rebuilding After a Hurricane: Part 2 – Puerto Rico & the Caribbean

Hurricane Maria caused “apocalyptic” devastation, as one news report put it, in Puerto Rico and other parts of the Caribbean. And, even more than two months later, thousands of people are still without power and clean drinking water—and, this may

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George Abadie Talks Rebuilding After a Hurricane: Part 1 – Florida & Texas: How to get started on cleanup and rebuilding

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused about $200 billion in damage combined, about as much as Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in 2005. These storms destroyed and damaged homes, buildings and construction sites alike in the Houston, Texas area and parts

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Why You Need a Construction Management Team for Your Build: It can save you time and money

Embarking on a new construction project is exciting and nerve wracking. But even with a sound business model, the logistical hurdles can kill a project before you even begin. But there is a solution: a construction management team can help

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Planning a Retail Build-Out? Here’s What You Need to Know

Choosing the right construction company for your retail build-out is one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make, especially if you’re new to South Florida commercial spaces. The right GC can ensure that your project is carried out

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5 Quick Ideas to Upgrade Your Commercial Building: Renovations are a great investment

Many factors contribute to the value, and subsequent valuation, of a commercial space. But one of the biggest driving forces is appearance. How does the building look – and not just on the outside, but on the inside. Oftentimes, a

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How We Ensure That Our Jobsites Can Handle Anything

A jobsite is like a well-oiled machine. There are so many moving parts and so many things happening, but the potential for risk is always there. But, much like life, everything keeps moving forward no matter the unforeseen obstacles all

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5 Tips to Avoid …

When you’re planning a build, you want to get the most bang for your buck. That starts with having a clear budget in mind and an accurate estimate from your general contractor. The project estimating process can be rather involved

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Hiring a GC for Your Commercial Build? Always Ask These 11 Questions

Relationships are all about trust. That rings especially true for the relationship between a project owner and a GC. Even though it may be for a limited time, the relationship that you have with your general contractor is one of

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Keep Projects on Time & On Budget with a Pre-Construction Checklist

A full renovation or new construction is a huge undertaking, and project owners sometimes find it hard to know where to start. Having a general contractor with integrity can help you navigate the process, but it’s important to do your

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How We Create Relationships with Our Project Owners: We value our clients

Relationships matter in construction, just as much as having an expert team and top-notch equipment. Completing a build of any size and scope is a partnership between the project owner and the general contractor (and the rest of the construction

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How Clear Objectives Keep Construction Projects from Failing: Communication is key

Getting from point A to point B in any situation can be incredibly difficult without a plan. This is especially true in construction where planning is everything. Lack of direction and unclear goals are the No. 1 reason that projects

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What You Need to Know About Buying Land for Commercial Development: Do your homework before you purchase

Finding the ultimate location for a commercial development isn’t easy. If you’ve never purchased land for commercial use, it takes a good deal of planning and research—and, the process takes more time than purchasing residential real estate. An experienced commercial

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9 Things to Consider Before You Sign a Commercial Construction Contract: Renegotiate if necessary

Contracts are a must for any commercial construction project. They protect both general contractors and owners, and keep everyone from getting in a sticky situation. If your GC doesn’t mention the need for a contract, let that be a red

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The Role of a Project Manager Explained

The Role of a Project Manager Explained

Each and every build involves many unique roles and responsibilities. One of the most important roles on any jobsite is the project manager. Project managers essentially keep projects moving forward. They are involved with the planning and overseeing process, and

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Why Being Transparent in the Construction Industry Matters

Being transparent is the best way to build trust. And, the two go hand in hand in every construction project. You can’t take shortcuts in construction. Doing so would put people’s lives at risk and lead to low-quality projects. Being

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