Ground-up construction services in Kansas City
By Scott Hamele, DBIA President and founder of Construction DesignWorks, LLC and Nationwide Commercial Inspections, LLC
Commercial ground-up construction services are a multifaceted discipline in which the general contractor must be experienced in the erection of a new building as well as the knowledge of all the intricacies of site improvements. Interior detail, such as commercial sheetrock finish, is the least of concerns for a builder when taking into consideration all the steps to prepare the overall job site, pour the footings and foundation and erect the structure.
The ground-up construction site development (improvements)
Site improvements prior to ground-up construction
Subsequent to site selection, acquisition of the real estate and civil engineering design is where the real work begins. Hundreds and thousands of hours are invested into seven major areas of site improvements, also known as horizontal construction. Horizontal construction, including earth grading and site utilities installation, is done in preparation for going vertical with a new building.
Each site is unlike another and requires different levels of design and site improvements. In most cases they will include at least these seven steps and more if it includes such things as waterways, dams and bridges. In every case, a well-experienced commercial general contractor, quality project management (http://constructiondesignworks.net/
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