The Owner’s Advocate – Qualities to Look for in a General Contractor

At Encore Construction, we believe that restaurant owners, both corporate and independent, are looking for their general contractor to be their partner. Restaurant construction is a complex process that requires both artistry and acute problem-solving skills. The ability of a general contractor to work with stakeholders as a team and their ability to resolve challenges

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Restaurant Construction: How Smart Planning Adds Up

Restaurant general contractors are often asked, “How much does it cost per square foot to build a restaurant?” While the answer depends on a variety of factors, the ultimate cost depends heavily on a strong understanding of your lease, good communication, due diligence, and proper planning.  Here are some quick tips on lease negotiation and

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Why Should I Hire a General Contractor for my Interior Building Project?

Are you planning a commercial interior building project in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and/or Ocean City, MD?  Hiring a quality general contractor can ensure success. Learn how to plan your upcoming project, and discover the benefits of hiring an experienced general contractor.  

NOW OPEN: America Eats Tavern by José Andrés

Encore Construction partnered on their 4th project with José Andrés and Think Food Group on their newest America Eats Tavern location in the heart of Georgetown, 3139 M St, NW.

The Pre-Construction Phase: Due Diligence

When it comes to building or remodeling a restaurant, the pre-construction process is just as crucial as the construction phase. It’s important to practice due diligence and to bring an experienced general contractor to your new site to inspect the space and identify potential issues before they become significant problems. Learn more about due diligence

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Finding a Reliable Commercial General Contractor in Southern Maryland

Encore Construction has recently completed a new HomeGoods project located in California, Maryland. The project consisted of new storefronts, façade, structural steel shoring, new structural columns, and footings to remove an existing structural CMU demising wall, raising of the existing slab on grade approx. 3’, new roofing, all new MEP and an all-new fire sprinkler

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4 Questions to Ask a Commercial General Contractor

Encore Construction recently completed a KIA Stinger Salon in the Montgomery Mall. The team partnered with ASA Architects to assist with local jurisdiction and permitting issues to ensure opening before Black Friday and the holiday retail season. Are you planning a commercial project in Bethesda and surrounding areas? Ask your general contractor the following questions

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What a Quality General Contractor Can Do For Your Chain Restaurant

Encore Construction completed an interior renovation at McDonald’s on Bay Ridge Road in Annapolis. The work included a complete demo and rebuild of the dining room area, including the addition of new POS kiosks. Are you looking to build or renovate a chain restaurant in Baltimore, Annapolis, and/or Washington, DC? Discover how Encore Construction can

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This Summer, Protect Your Restaurant with Preventative Maintenance

Smart restaurant owners don’t wait until the walk-in refrigerator malfunctions. They implement a preventative maintenance program to ensure that their investment is protected year-round. By maintaining equipment, technology, and product, restaurant owners can prevent potential issues and avoid costly accidents. Discover how your restaurant can benefit from preventative maintenance this summer.

How to Select the Best Commercial General Contractor

Every successful construction project starts with hiring a great commercial general contractor. A business owner might have a vision for their project, but only a reliable, experienced team can turn that vision into reality. Are you planning a commercial construction project in Annapolis, Maryland? Discover how to select the best general contractor for the job.




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