Commercial remodeling can cover a wide scope of projects. A remodeling project goes deeper than redecorating and stops at taking down the support beams. Depending on how much latitude you have with space, you could rip out every non-support wall or you could choose to reinvent the space as-is with changes like new flooring, doors, windows, and unique installations. Your need dictates the level of change that is needed.
A commercial remodel might include the installation of artwork, built-in monitor screens, or specialized equipment for your business. Commercial remodeling might also encompass replacing plaster walls with glass, reflooring, or completely rearranging your internal floor plan. Some commercial buildings also choose to remodel the exterior with facades, shutters, and other adaptable outdoor features.
Commercial remodeling may also be the best answer when serious repairs are needed. If you have water damage, ancient appliances, or cracked walls, a remodel allows you to both repair and redesign the space in the same project.
Remodeling a commercial building can involve many different professional services, all wrapped up in your project plan and cost. Most commercial remodeling projects start with the help of a designer to solidify your vision of the final result. Then plumbers and electricians may be called for to handle fixture changes, upgrades, and repairs. Construction services, sometimes adjacent to custom carpentry, will install your structure, non-electrical fixtures, and built-in furniture.
When the commercial remodel project is complete, a safety inspection is the final project service to ensure that your remodeled building is up to the quality you rely on and expect.
Because the scope and details of a commercial remodeling project range widely. Expect to spend somewhere between $50 and $500 per square foot that you plan to remodel. That range depends closely on what you need done to the space. A simple recarpet and repaint of an office requires a much smaller budget than knocking out the walls and installing new fixtures. Consider each change you want to make and the square-feet you would like it applied to when planning your budget for a commercial remodeling project.
In most cases, you’ll find a more practical and close-to-accurate estimate of costs by consulting with a local remodeling team.
What do you need before hiring a commercial remodeling team? When in the early stage of your remodeling project, it’s important to make a thorough list of the aspects of the design you would like implemented. It is helpful to have other aspects ready as well. Know your budget and know how much time you can afford to spend on renovations. Locate the paperwork that proves you own or have control over the building, along with the building’s documents to confirm that there are no liens or other legal tie-ups that might become permitting obstacles. It is also helpful to have the building blueprints ahead of time, though your commercial remodel team can help acquire these when the time comes.