Planning for Commercial Construction Expansion

As businesses grow they begin to consider whether a new construction or expansion is the next step. Not only will this boost their own operations, but it also enhances their communities by stimulating the economy and boosting consumer confidence. While these commercial projects offer exciting possibilities, they are complex and expensive processes that should be […]

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Commercial Construction: Build, Remodel or Expand?

A successful business is one that can grow and change – new people hired, new skills developed and investments in innovative technology are made. These types of changes may lead a company to outgrow its current space. In which case they must ask themselves: Do they build something new, remodel or expand? While a project […]

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Guide to Commercial Tenant Improvements

A commercial tenant improvement project involves the interior remodelling of an existing office or retail space to upgrade for the current tenant or to change in order to accommodate a new tenant. This post is to aid owners, designers and architects in the preparation of the plans needed to complete applications for the necessary permits. […]

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Grey Shell vs. Vanilla Shell: What is the Difference?

When leasing or buying new commercial space, you may run across the following terms: Grey Shell and Vanilla Shell. Many people are confused about the difference between the two. While each situation is different, the following are basic definitions of the two and what is most commonly included. The term Vanilla Shell (White Box, Warm […]

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