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What to Look for In a Restaurant Builder for a Franchise Construction Project

What to Look for In a Restaurant Builder for a Franchise Construction Project

Encore Construction has experience working with national restaurant chains, and we are confident in our ability to deliver exceptional results as your next restaurant builder.

Are you developing a new franchise location and in search of the right restaurant builder for the job? Tons of franchisees find themselves in this situation every year. Franchise businesses can be held to more stringent conditions due to their legal obligations to the franchisor. All restaurant construction projects can get complex, so the restaurant builder you partner with can make all the difference before your franchise location even opens. Encore Construction has experience working with national restaurant chains. We are confident in our ability to deliver exceptional results for your next restaurant project. These are some considerations on what to look for in a restaurant builder for your franchise construction project.


Most franchisors can suggest a few general contractors to their franchisees. Usually, they have worked with the restaurant builder in the past on another one of their locations. If the work is up to the company’s standards, franchisors are glad to partner with the general contracting company again. Further, the builder would also already understand the franchise’s expectations, so it’s helpful to work with someone familiar with the brand.

Look Local for a Restaurant Builder

Find a restaurant builder who is local to your anticipated work site. You’ll know the contractor has ample connections and resources nearby to ensure project success. It’s worth considering a restaurant general contractor who has serviced a large geographic area too. That’s a sign of an excellent reputation that other businesses in the area can trust. Encore has worked on many projects throughout the state of Maryland, extending into Washington DC and Northern Virginia. What’s more, local builders are sure to have the proper licensure in place to complete your construction and renovation projects.

Experienced and Qualified for Project Type

It goes without saying that your ideal restaurant builder should have experience constructing franchise locations, with bonus points if they have worked with your particular franchise company before. As mentioned earlier, franchise restaurants can face more rigorous design and build standards to achieve unity across branding. There can also be some other financial and legal concerns that one wouldn’t necessarily encounter with independent restaurant businesses. You want a reliable and professional restaurant builder who can work with you to understand how your lease agreement may affect project outcomes. You may also need a realistic and accurate project schedule to fulfill your contractual obligations to the franchisor.

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.

Our office is located in Annapolis, MD and we are happy to serve Baltimore, Bowie, Columbia, Rockville, Washington DC, Tysons Corner VA, Northern VA, 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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