With both commercial and residential construction in Portland expected to remain strong in 2019, the interest from owners and developers in employing sustainable design in new construction continues to grow as well. Sustainable design adopts a holistic approach to the planning, engineering, and construction of buildings, and involves all the professionals in the process, from the architects to the commercial concrete contractors in Portland. There are several key components in the philosophy of sustainable design, and prime examples of these ideas are manifested across the city.
When you’ve made the important decision to hire a general contractor for your next residential construction project or home remodel, you may be wondering what the next steps are to ensure you have the right contractor for you and your project. A good fit is helpful for the success of your project because you and your contractor will work closely together to realize your vision. Fortunately, finding the best local general contractor is a straightforward process and just takes time, research, and clear communication.
Downtown San Jose is booming and is looking forward to several new development projects. The city has seen more large tech companies move into its downtown area, and anticipates there are even more to come. Along with the commercial sector growth, the city is also looking to boost its housing stock and is working to grow the number of residential units available to the city’s residents. All the new development and construction has meant the people in the construction industry are being kept busy, from architects and engineers to San Jose commercial concrete contractors. Two projects in particular are in the works that should bring new opportunities to area construction professionals: a mega office campus in downtown San Jose and eleven affordable housing developments spread across the city.
The Lumber Baron carries several distinct grades of reclaimed redwood lumber. Choosing the right grade of reclaimed redwood lumber for your specific project is more important than you may think. Matching your reclaimed lumber grade to what you are trying to accomplish will save you time and give you a more satisfactory completed project.