What Does a Commercial General Contractor Do?
Before discussing how to select a commercial construction company, it is important to understand what they offer. A commercial general contractor works to complete commercial construction projects, as opposed to residential. They are responsible for planning the construction from beginning to end.
Determining Your Project Expectations
The first step in selecting your commercial construction company is defining your project scope and priorities. This is important so that you find one that aligns with your company’s expectations. Then, decide upon your desired budget and schedule for your project. Determining this is a vital first step before accepting bids.
Benefits of Hiring a Commercial General Contractor
A commercial general contractor is an experienced builder that offers the following areas of value.
- Cost Savings
- Necessary Licenses & Permits
Areas of Consideration When Choosing a General Contractor
Experience and Company History
Years of experience can speak volumes about a commercial construction company. A quality contractor, like VEC Inc., will have years of experience and knowledge to support your endeavor. It is also important to decide what type of contractor you want to work with. Do you want a large or smaller local construction company? Corporate or family owned? VEC, Inc. is proud to be family-owned and operated!
Client References and Portfolio
Checking references and contractor portfolios has become standard practice in the selection process. This will provide insight on client satisfaction as well as if they have experience completing commercial project types like yours.
Your contractor of choice should have job safety as their top priority. Ask them to provide their EMR rating and list of safety protocols that are incorporated into their daily processes. VEC, Inc. is proud to have achieved an EMR rating of .88!
VEC, Inc. is prepared to provide you with all the information you need to determine if we are a fit for your next commercial general contracting project! We specialize in municipal construction, pipeline facilities, overhead utility line maintenance, and automotive plant construction, just to name a few! Contact us today for more information!
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