Recently, on our construction company blog, we outlined the construction process in the entry “The Commercial Construction Process From Start to Finish.” The ‘finish’ we outlined there is called the post-construction stage, and without further definition, it might seem just like its name indicates: the stage in which no more work needs to be done. You might think that after your building is completed, the contractor washes their hands of it and you’re free to move right in—but it’s not that simple!
No matter what industry you’ll soon own a new building for the purpose of, investing in a custom build sure can be a scary process if you’re uninformed. However, there’s so much that goes into commercial construction—plumbing, walls, architecture, you name it—that trying to understand the process from beginning to end can feel just as overwhelming.
No matter which way you slice it, a new building is an investment for your company. It’s an investment of funds, sure, but it’s also an investment of time—yours and your employees’. You’ll need to put time into moving and into working with your commercial construction partner to make sure your new space fits, and your employees will need to take the time to familiarize themselves with their new space and the new logistical procedures.
Eco-consciousness has grown as a main focus for businesses across a variety of industries, even those that don’t directly serve customers. While retail stores and the like may reap the customer-boosting benefits their ethical behavior brings, even agricultural systems operations and other commercial constructions can feel good about lending the environment a hand.
For residential and commercial buildings alike, roofing is often the icing on the cake in more ways than one. The right roofing material completes a building or house’s style, driving home the brand message or type of aesthetic appeal the client or homeowner wants to send with it. It also is a big part of a solid building envelope, which keeps anyone inside the structure safe from wind, rain, snow, and hail.