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Remodeling vs Building Why The Former Is Better

Starting a new business at an establishment you can call your own is exciting. This is even better if you got the new property at a low price. Before you open for business, you may want to consider remodeling the place to fit your needs. Even if the place doesn’t look too shabby even if it came from a previous owner, commercial establishments do require a makeover every once in a while.

What’s great about remodeling is that it’s cheaper than actually building a new establishment from the ground up. Aside from this, there are various other benefits to it that every new business owner. Here are some of the things you need to know when remodeling a commercial space for your new business.

No Limits

What’s great about remodeling is that it can help you customize your new property into something that fits well into your business. For instance, if you want to leave a huge open space at the front for tables and chairs for a restaurant style business, then you can ask your contractor to do just that for you.

There are no limits what kind of customization is possible for the commercial property. So long as you want it and it doesn’t break the limits of physics, it can be done. This is perfect especially if you want to really stand out against the competition in the industry you are planning to venture into.

Lesser Expenses

We’ve said it before but it’s worth noting again. It’s a lot cheaper to remodel than to rebuild a new property from the ground up. There’s a good chance that the material used in the current establishment is still sturdy. Instead of paying for new materials, you can spend way less as the foundation is already built for you.

Furthermore, you don’t have to spend a lot of time on securing building permits, as since you are only remodeling, the process is much faster now. Of course, the remodeling process isn’t actually free. You’ll have to make a huge investment still but compared to what you’ll spend on actually building a new place, you’ll be surprised at the difference.

Get Down To Business Faster

Building from the ground up may take years depending on the size of the establishment. Remodeling is a lot faster though. If not weeks, the remodeling process can take only a few months. This is great news especially if you are hoping to start your business as soon as possible. While fast, this doesn’t necessarily mean that your contractor is rushing the job.

This makes remodeling ideal for when you are hoping to launch a business because that venture is currently trending. Don’t worry though; your contractor won’t sacrifice the place’s integrity for speed. Safety is and will always be their top priority.

As long as you find the right company to do the work for you, you will end up with the establishment of your dreams. What are you waiting for? Call Global Construction and get the remodeling process started!


Bill Bryant
Bill Bryant
Bill started his career as a commercial electrical apprentice. After three years of attending trade school, and working on various commercial projects, he was given an opportunity to become a superintendent for a large production builder. Over the past 20 years, Bill has built hundreds of structures along the front range including a 300-unit apartment complex in Lakewood and The Home Depot in Boulder. He has spent the last 12 years specifically working in the multi-family industry repositioning numerous properties, value add and CapEx projects across the country. The Colorado native graduated from Golden High School and attended IECRM.

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