Your Guide to Choosing a Reputable Commercial Builder

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Your Guide to Choosing a Reputable Commercial Builder

When choosing a commercial contractor, several important factors must be considered to ensure you hire the right company for your project. Whether you're planning new construction, a renovation, or an expansion in Calgary, Kelowna, or the Shuswap, here are some key aspects to look for.


Check the contractor's track record and experience in commercial construction. Look for a company that has successfully completed projects similar to yours. A contractor with extensive experience in commercial construction will have the knowledge and skills to handle various challenges that may arise.


Verify that the contractor is licensed, bonded, and insured. Proper licensing ensures the contractor meets the necessary legal requirements, can carry out the work professionally, and is insured to protect you from liability.


Research the contractor's reputation. Take a look at online reviews, testimonials, and ask for references from past clients. Speak with these references to get firsthand insights into the contractor's performance, communication, and overall satisfaction with the completed projects.


Request a portfolio showcasing their previous work. This will give you an idea of the contractor's capabilities, design aesthetics, and the quality of their construction. You can also see if they have experience with projects similar to yours.


A financially stable contractor is crucial for project success. You don't want to face delays or disruptions due to financial issues on their end. Inquire into their financial history and ask for references if needed.


Effective communication is essential for any construction project. Ensure the contractor is responsive, listens to your needs, and communicates clearly throughout the process. Transparent cost estimates and contracts are also vital to avoid any misunderstandings or disputes later on.


Safety should be a priority on any construction site. Inquire about their safety protocols, training programs, and track record regarding workplace safety.


Inquire about the subcontractors the contractor collaborates with. Ensure they are qualified, experienced, and well-reputed.


Discuss the estimated timeline for the project. The contractor's project management approach will determine if they can deliver within the timeline you need. A well-organized contractor will have a clear plan to ensure timely completion.


Review the contract thoroughly before signing. Ensure it covers all necessary aspects of the project, including costs, timelines, materials, warranties, and dispute resolution procedures.


By carefully considering these factors and conducting thorough research, you can select a reliable and competent commercial contractor to complete your project successfully.

FLR Developments has an experienced, knowledgeable team and quality trades to complete your project easily. From idea to implementation, our team works with you from design to the final walkthrough and a comprehensive post-possession, third-party warranty. We create quality commercial spaces that will help you earn for many years to come. Contact us for a complimentary commercial consultation in Calgary, Kelowna, or the Shuswap by calling 403-980-2205, 778-721-5791, or by filling out a contact form.


Whether you want a custom luxury home, a stunning lake view spot, or the perfect commercial spot for your new venture, our team makes the process as straightforward, cost-effective, and simple as possible. From planning and design to permits and a third party warranty, we will expertly manage every stage of the process. We take the challenge out of new builds, so you can focus on what’s truly important: achieving your dream.

Want to know more about one of our developments and how we can get your project completed on time and on a budget? Contact us at  (403) 980-2205  or fill in our online form.

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