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Cost Estimation Principles and...

September 7, 2021

Cost Estimation Principles and Construction Management An average commercial steel building costs between $16 and $20 per square foot. That includes building package elements such as I-beams, purlins, and girts, along with delivery and foundation expenses and the cost of construction. But many retail and commercial buildings require additional finishing, like insulation or fa├žade customization, […]

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Construction Estimation Trends to Watch

August 24, 2021

Construction Estimation Trends to Watch Cost estimation in commercial construction project management is the process by which a general contractor forecasts needed financial and related resources to complete a project within its defined scope. This involves accounting for all elements of a building project to calculate a working figure for the project budget. For a […]

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Project and Construction Management

August 10, 2021

Project and Construction Management Effective construction management is essential to the ultimate success of commercial building projects. Commercial project management involves mastering many tasks, including cost estimation, maintaining a project timeline while dealing with multiple change orders, and ensuring that the finished project fulfills the owner’s requirements. The best commercial construction project managers have problem-solving […]

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What Is Commercial Construction?

July 27, 2021

What Is Commercial Construction? A commercial construction contractor handles a broad range of projects over the course of a career. A wide range of expertise is required to successfully handle each type of project. Commercial building projects can include offices, manufacturing plants, medical centers, and retail shopping centers. These projects and businesses vary in size […]

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Understanding the Commercial...

July 13, 2021

Understanding the Commercial Construction Process Understanding the commercial construction process from start to finish highlights the importance of utilizing the services of skilled project managers and general contractors. Commercial building projects of all sizes involve multiple steps, with issues at each phase that can derail a project altogether. While each project is unique, commercial building […]

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Common Types of Commercial Construction...

June 29, 2021

Common Types of Commercial Construction Projects Commercial construction projects have varying requirements depending on many factors, including location, scale, and whether it’s new construction, a renovation, or an expansion. Differences in local regulations and factors such as bond claim laws, labor laws, and mechanics lien requirements can be very different from one project to the […]

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