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The Commercial Construction Process: 3 Tips for Business Owners

Find the right commercial general contractor to manage your project and follow our three crucial tips for business owners taking on a commercial construction project.

Find the right commercial general contractor to manage your project and follow our three crucial tips for business owners taking on a commercial construction project.

Between budgeting, permitting, and unforeseen issues that may cause one setback or another, keeping your commercial construction on track can be overwhelming. But when you partner with the right general contractor, you can find peace of mind knowing your construction project is being effectively managed to meet all your business’s needs. How exactly can you keep your project from getting out of hand? Find the right commercial general contractor to manage your project and follow our three crucial tips for business owners taking on a commercial construction project.

Smart Scheduling

Scheduling well ahead of time can save you some serious headaches. Setting completion goals can help you stay on track, so in the pre-construction phase of work, set a target date of completion for your construction team to work towards. This can be negotiated with your general contractor and will help the entire team work towards a common date of completion. Your general contractor can also layout a tentative schedule that will help keep you informed on the construction process and help the whole team stay organized.

Expect the Unexpected

Whether it’s ground-up construction or renovation, there’s plenty that can go wrong in the world of construction. You may encounter a permitting issue, weather delays, or even uncover faulty wiring or structural issues that will need to be corrected before work can resume. While you can’t anticipate many of these problems, you can try to allot proper time and leave room in the budget to tackle these issues should they come up. A reputable general contractor will be able to help you evaluate how much time and budget you should set aside to tackle complications along the way.

Open Communication

Above all, you want an open line of communication with your general contractor. Not only will this help your contractor understand your needs throughout the commercial construction process, but it will also keep you informed every step of the way. A reputable general contractor will have an open dialogue to help you manage both ends of the project better. A good relationship with your construction team will help the process move along smoothly.

Work With Encore Construction

As a premier commercial general contractor, Encore Construction is proud to provide interior and exterior services in Baltimore, Maryland and beyond. We have an impeccable track record, an impressive portfolio, and an experienced team that is ready to tackle your next big project. Our results speak for themselves, and we’re proud of the work we continue to produce for our clients.

We have offices in Annapolis, MD and Tysons Corner, VA and we are happy to serve the Washington, DC, Baltimore, Northern, VA, Eastern Shore, MD, and surrounding areas. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for news and updates! Do you want to discuss your project with a member of our team? Visit our website, and call us at (410) 573-5050. We look forward to hearing from you!

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