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Why and How Should You Renovate Your Office?

By commercial construction

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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How to Make Your Workplace More Accessible

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Accessibility can be a real problem for people with physical limitations, and it is estimated that nearly 61 million Americans do. According to a 2021 study, the number of people with disabilities who are active in the workforce is growing. So, how can you make your workplace more accessible?  When it comes to issues of accessibility, here is what you can do: Recognize Accessibility Barriers The first thing that you need to do is to recognize when something is a barrier…

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10 Tips For Spring Cleaning Your Office 

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With spring comes a newfound motivation to start fresh and get organized. Spring cleaning your office can help you get more done and be more productive- plus, it sets a tone that may help others tidy-up, too. There is usually less scrubbing and more de-cluttering and reorganizing involved in spring cleaning an office space. You may want to consider planning and design services that help you better configure your space for optimal productivity and comfort. Use these ten tips to spring clean your…

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Is It Time for Property Maintenance?

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If you fail to take care of your commercial property, the condition and value will suffer. Over time, businesses, retail sites, and storefronts see a correlation between property maintenance and revenues. Is it time for property maintenance? Here is what commercial building owners need to know: Property Maintenance As a business owner, you need to be concerned with your customers as well as your property. If something is amiss in your building, it could interfere with productivity and revenues. You have other…

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Can Office Layouts Improve Efficiency?

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When it comes to office layouts there are some obvious ways they can increase efficiency. Things like adding a bigger reception area and even additional restrooms may do wonders for your clients. But employee atmosphere is also important because productivity can suffer when your team is uncomfortable in the workplace. As much as possible, invest in a good office layout design to ensure that your employees are more motivated to work and perform. We’ll talk about different office layouts in this article and…

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Is It Time To Remodel Your Office Space?

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Are you running out of space in your office or starting to feel cramped due to the increasing number of staff members you’ve hired? You may very well need to remodel your office space. As a business grows and expands, the amount of work performed in the office also increases. When employees become restless because they feel their environment limits productivity, you should recognize this situation and immediately take action. Here are signs that it’s time for an upgrade: Your Office…

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The Top Business Trends for 2022

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Evolving technology and innovations make the business world a dynamic place. No one business trend remains constant for too long. To keep up with the fast-paced business world, small businesses need to be able to adapt to major trends. Here are the top business trends to look for in 2022: Remote Work Will Continue The world saw a huge increase in remote working in 2020 that has continued throughout 2021, and it is expected to continue growing in the years…

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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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New Construction, Remodeling, or Renovation: Which Is Right For You?

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The average person often uses the terms “new construction”, “renovating”, and “remodeling” interchangeably. But did you know that they have very different meanings when you’re talking to professional contractors? What’s the difference between each type of project, and which category does your next project fall under? Let Carolina Services, Inc. answer your questions: New Construction With a new construction project, you’re typically starting from nothing to create a new, original space perfectly tailored to your needs. It may seem like…

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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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Supply Shortages? You Can Still Completing Office Renovations

By Construction, Space Planning

Now that much of the country is getting back to in-person work after the COVID-19 pandemic, a growing number of companies are looking to make changes to their office spaces. Some companies have chosen to update their spaces, and others have decided that a full renovation is in order.  But there are new challenges in place for the commercial construction and renovation sector that could impact these plans. So far this year, we’ve seen volatile pricing for materials, an uncertain…

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Healthy and Clean Air in Your Office Space

By Construction, Installation, Space Planning

Since we spend roughly 90 percent of our time indoors, having clean air matters. Indoor air quality (IAQ) refers to the “quality” of the air in your office’s indoor space. More specifically, you want your office to be free of pollutants and materials that float freely throughout the building, which might cause significant harm to both occupants and your business.  How Indoor Air Quality Impacts Productivity There is an established link between clean offices and higher cognitive functioning. In short, this means that having…

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You Deserve to Take a Break Today!

By Charleston, Charleston Office Market, Charleston SC, Commercial Space, Economic Growth

Working eight hours or more day after day can be mentally and physically challenging. Whether you work outside doing manual labor, have to stand on your feet all day, or are anchored to a desk, it’s vital that you take breaks for the sake of your health. And, when you supervise people that do these jobs, it’s just as important to encourage them to take some time-outs. Study Shows Correlation Between Employee Engagement and Breaks Working your staff to the…

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Should You Renovate Your Office Now or Later?

By commercial construction

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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