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Installing a Fire Pit on Your Commercial Property 

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Fire pits have become increasingly popular, even for commercial spaces including restaurants, malls, ski resorts, apartment complexes, office buildings, and more. A commercial fire pit provides an appealing focal point for an outdoor space that invites mingling, conversation, and relaxation. They can look fantastic and add to each location’s value. Learn why installing a fire pit on your commercial property is a good idea.  Commercial Fire Pit Trends  These five trends indicate the features causing increased fire pit installations on…

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What to Expect at the End of Construction

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So, what happens when a big renovation, repair, or construction project is finally finished? Is there a process or protocol that signals the end of construction? When construction work is completed, there are a few steps that clients and consumers should be aware of before they begin to enjoy the fruits of their labor and construction investment.   Some things to expect at the end of construction are:  End of Construction Paperwork  A sign that the job is coming to an end is…

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Why and How Should You Renovate Your Office?

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Is it time to renovate your office or workplace? Wondering how to start? It can seem daunting to renovate or update an existing workspace, while still attending to the day’s duties, serving customers, and engaging in business, but there are some ways to upgrade without interfering with work. First things first- what are some of the reasons why it is time to upgrade and update your office? Here are a few: To demonstrate that you are up to date with the times….

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Supply and Demand Trends That Could Impact Your Small Business

By Charleston, Charleston Office Market, commercial construction, commercial development, Construction, Economic Growth, Manufacturing

Do you think keeping up with supply and demand trends isn’t necessary for you? Think again! Almost half (45%) of American businesses are struggling with supplier delays right now. If you’re not among that half, then you can expect to feel the repercussions soon. Experts estimate the global supply chain problems will only get worse as we head into 2022. If you’re not keeping up with supply and demand trends, then you should be. Why? They’ll impact your business in one way…

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3 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Commercial Construction Company

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Whether you are an existing company doing a remodel of your space or a new tenant doing a build-out, you have a lot of things to consider when hiring a commercial construction company. Commercial construction has a few similarities to residential construction, but there are also many differences and potential complications for your business. If you’re planning on outsourcing your commercial construction needs, there are 3 questions you should ask to make sure you are choosing the right company.  1….

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What is Value Engineering in Commercial Construction?

By Charleston Office Market, commercial construction, commercial development, Construction

Commercial construction projects take on all shapes. Whether you are building or renovating an office, warehouse, or retail space, you want to make sure that your needs are met and your resources are maximized. When it comes to value engineering in construction, the goal is more about the best use of resources as opposed to finding shortcuts or the cheapest materials.  What is Value Engineering? Value engineering in construction is a method the project team uses to improve your project’s…

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Should You Renovate Your Office Now or Later?

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As your business changes and grows, it makes sense that the office space it occupies is going to need to evolve to keep up. Whether you have experienced massive growth, have more office staff working from home, or have simply changed the focus of your business, now might be the perfect time to renovate your office space.  Your office needs to reflect your brand, and this is tough to accomplish if it isn’t functional or its look is outdated. As…

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Construction Starts on $54M Charleston Tech Center

Construction Starts on $54M Charleston Tech Center

By Charleston SC, commercial construction, Construction

Construction recently started on the Charleston Tech Center. The architecturally modern six-story office building will be located on the upper peninsula of Charleston, SC.  The Charleston Tech Center (CTC) has been in the planning stages for the last five years and finally got the go-ahead by Charleston City Council to break ground under the new federal Opportunity Zones program.  Construction of the long-awaited Charleston Tech Center will be a 92,000 square foot structure of tech-focused office space on Morrison Drive,…

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South Carolina’s Industrial Market Remains Robust in 2019

South Carolina’s Industrial Market Remains Robust in 2019

By Charleston SC, commercial construction, Economic Growth, Industrial Property, Manufacturing

Collier’s “2019 Research & Forecast Industrial Report” shows demand is high throughout the state of South Carolina in the industrial market.  South Carolina’s industrial properties absorbed 4.81 million square feet, and the industrial market is expected to remain strong with a steady demand throughout 2019.  There are 13.37 million square feet of industrial properties under construction which will provide quality space to the market at increased rental rates, according to the report. Market Indicators Are Strong Accessibility to domestic and…

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Vacancy Rates Go Up with New Construction of Office Buildings

Vacancy Rates Go Up with New Construction of Office Buildings

By Charleston SC, commercial construction, Commercial Space, Construction, Economic Growth, Uncategorized

As demand for new construction continues to grow in the Charleston market, vacancy rates continue to rise according to Colliers International Research & Forecast Q4 2018 Report.  The expectation is that the vacancy rate will continue this trend into the first few quarters of 2019.  This vacancy rate is on the rise primarily due to 11 new office buildings delivered in 2018, totaling 433,024 square feet of new construction. The Charleston office market has a total of 13,185,388 square feet…

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