Important considerations for commercial construction projects

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Commercial construction projects can be a huge undertaking, one that requires a contractor and team with immense knowledge and experience. Here are some construction management tips all builders should be aware of.

Shelves and Storage

There is nothing worse than a beautiful office or commercial building that lacks closets and shelving. Sometimes it’s easy for building construction to be all about the office spaces, hallways, and foyer, but employees need storage, too. An experienced builder pays attention to the details and makes sure that nothing gets overlooked. This includes ample closet space and shelves for files and organization. Many workplaces include a break room or kitchen, and this is a room that requires lots of planning ahead. There needs to be enough area for the refrigerator and any appliances so they don’t take up too much space in the middle of the room.

Easy Accessibility

Commercial construction companies should always be thinking several steps ahead, and this includes entryways and exits. While it’s nice to have lots of natural light with windows correctly placed throughout the structure, concrete contractors also need to remember to have plenty of doorways. This is especially important when adhering to fire exit regulations and making sure entryways and exits are handicap accessible. Builders might want to consider ramps and enough space for elevators as well as stairwells.

Licenses and Certifications

Last but not least, a general contractor should always have their licenses and certifications up to date. Not only will clients want to see their qualifications, but Chicago building codes call for certain requirements in relation to licenses and liability. Chicago Bath & Kitchen Experts is an expert authority on commercial and residential construction projects in the Naperville, Glenview, and Arlington Heights areas. Our careful attention to detail has earned us the Best in Houzz Award for 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. We’re always excited to take on a new job, and we love working with local clients!