With so many general contractors (over 27,000 in the US according to the Associated General Contractors of America,) how do you find the right one for you? You can easily narrow down this pool based on location, project size and specialty, but there are other factors to consider. That’s why we’re sharing our guide on how to find a good general contractor.
MRG Construction Corp today announces that William Lechleitner has joined the team as senior project manager.
Having worked in the industry for over 10 years, Lechleitner has an extensive background in project management and general construction. He started as a field engineer in 2007 before quickly advancing to project coordinator, engineer and, most recently, project manager.
In construction, site work includes the scope of work related to the exterior of a project. Surveying, grading, excavation, site utilities, paving, concrete work and landscaping are all examples that can be included in site work projects.
In short, site work prepares the land to build a physical structure. It’s critical to keeping the project moving smoothly, both for the eventual construction of the building’s shell and its future interior build out.
Ground-up construction projects start with an undeveloped portion of land and work step by step towards a finished building. This can be an attractive route to take for your construction project because it gives you the flexibility to design a space that meets your needs. Whether it’s a design that appeals more to your clientele, or a specifically required floorplan, starting from a blank slate can be a more effective method to get your desired result.
According to The National Institute of Building Sciences, value engineering is a conscious, clear set of disciplined procedures designed to seek out optimum value for both initial and long-term investments. In other words, value engineering promotes the substitution of materials and methods with less expensive alternatives, without sacrificing functionality.
We’re all familiar with commercial construction in some capacity. We’ve seen our neighborhood coffee shops undergo drastic remodels, new medical centers pop up what feels like overnight and vacant land transform into manufacturing plants. However, many of us still have questions about what commercial construction entails.
In short, commercial construction applies to the industry of building, remodeling or demolishing industrial, medical, retail and office properties.