Tools For a Successful Renovation
Even the best buildings with the most cutting-edge designs grow old eventually. Whether you’re dealing with a property that was “built for the future” too far in the past or a modern space that isn’t cutting it for your needs, a remodel is the best way to get the most out of your commercial property.
Undergoing a remodel is a big decision. It takes financial planning and flexibility, as you may have to change your normal routines while sections of your building are under construction. With so much to consider, it’s easy to get overwhelmed, but the following concepts will help you get the most from your remodel.
Plan For Your Spaces
Consider each space in your remodel and develop a thorough plan. Think ahead about the primary purpose of each space and what it will require to fulfill that purpose. The more developed your requirements are, the smoother the remodel project will be.
Stay on Brand
Although function is most important with a remodel, don’t neglect form entirely, especially in a multi-family renovation. When you renovate a common area such as a gym or a lounge, you have to consider the building as a whole. You want to be sure it matches the look of your building and maintains the natural flow.
You also need to keep your residents in mind. For example, you manage a high-end apartment complex, you can’t settle for a generic layout, you need to stand out. If you cater to many young professionals, design a common area with remote working in mind. The number of people working from home skyrocketed amidst the pandemic, but even with the world reopening, remote work remains prominent. Because of this, accessible space to work has become a must-have amenity for millions of people.
Work With the Right Contractor
Careful planning and designing are important, but they mean nothing if the contractor can’t follow through. Seek out a team of professionals with a proven track record with commercial remodeling and strong reviews. Find a contractor that will work with you to bring your vision to life.