Office Remodeling Calls For Clear Planning

If it’s time to do some office remodeling then you’ll need to face the fact that you’ll need to do some clear planning before the first broom hits the floor or paintbrush hits the wall. The scenario you don’t want is to have to move all or a good part of your staff out of the office during the remodeling. However, you don’t want to risk the employees or remodeling crew stumbling over one another and causing harm and damage. That being said, if you Read More +

10 Steps For Success While Renovating Your Home

Whether it’s a bathroom remodeling, kitchen renovation, or a full home remodeling knowing what you’re getting yourself into, how to most effectively prepare, and get the most out of your project is critical to saving you both time and money. There are several novice mistakes people make, and these 10 tips for success to make the job easier or more practical are the perfect solution to avoiding them! Avoiding financial loss in materials – No matter which room or rooms you’re renovating in your home, Read More +

FHA 203K Bank Loan Rehab Remodeling in Tampa FL

Carrollwood 203K Remodel: Project Description: 2,800 SF full house interior remodel.  FHA 203K Bank loan rehab.  The scope of work includes floor plan layout changes, bathroom remodels, kitchen remodel, skylight additions, interior and exterior door replacements, and other finish work.  Budget for this project is around $100,000 Cutting in new French door opening for lake views.  The exterior wall was wet saw cut and a precast header was installed.  The two columns under header were poured solid with concrete.  Master bathroom shower area.  We are Read More +

Investor Rehab at South Himes Tampa

Project Description: Single Family Home approximately 1200 SQ FT.  3 Bedroom/2 Bathroom near MacDill AFB, Tampa.  Property was purchased by an investor to rent. Scope of Work: Add Dishwasher and new granite countertops in kitchen Remodel bathrooms repairs and drywall repairs throughout Interior and exterior paint New appliances Budget for repairs: $20k Investor’s Comments: “Your work on this project was fantastic!  I really appreciate your communication throughout and it’s always good working with someone who is true to their word.  We hope to work with Read More +

Odessa Brewery Build-Out Project Progress (by Hybrid Construction LLC)

Project Description: 1,200 SF brewery remodel in a 1960’s retail building.  The scope of work includes framing/drywall for layout, bathroom additions, bar area plumbing, hollow metal frames and solid core doors, spiral ductwork, and other finish work.  Budget for this project is around $50,000 Front to rear space photo.  Trenching and plumbing rough-ins were completed in this photo.  A new electrical plan was added in the back the of the space.  Plumbing Rough-In for 2 Bathrooms and a Janitor Room Photo of space taken from Read More +

New Project in Tampa FL: Single Family Home Remodeling

Standard 203K – 8301 Beasley. Project: Single Family Home approximately 1800 SQ FT.  with a pool house approximately 800 SQ. FT. Scope of Work: Convert poorly designed kitchen layout to open floorplan Upscale look for cabinets/island addition with hood New bamboo flooring throughout Electrical: Panel replacement/poor wiring corrections New Roof Budget for repairs: $55K Project Description: The walls closing off the kitchen were removed to create an open floor plan.  The new kitchen design included removing a closet in the master bedroom to make space Read More +

Tampa Northdale Daycare Office Remodel

Project Description: This renovation project was located in the Northdale/Carrollwood area of Tampa and involved and existing office space of approximately 5,000 SQ FT.  Space was remodeled into a Child Daycare Academy.  The project required a lengthy permit review and inspection process with the County, but the actual construction took about 4 months to complete.  Our company learned a lot about the Child Care facility approval and process which is unique to other forms of construction.  The transformation of the space turned out very well Read More +

Investor Rehab – Home Renovation Project

Project Description: Single Family Home approximately 1500 SQ FT.  2 Bedroom/2 Bathroom built in 1959 with great curb appeal.  Property was purchased by an investor to flip. Scope of Work: Convert odd shaped dining room into a 3rd bedroom Repair termite damage in Florida room and drywall ceiling and walls Complete gut of kitchen. Replace flooring, cabinets, granite, and appliances for under $10k New flooring in Florida room and master closet Remove carpeting to reveal Terrazzo floors Strip wallpaper from the entire house. Repaint ceilings, Read More +

Tampa Port Materials Lab Construction Walk Thru/Sequence

This article is intended to provide you with the perspective on the process to build a new commercial office building from the ground up in Tampa, FL.  The project below was a material testing lab at the Port of Tampa.  The smaller building made it easier to document the construction sequencing, so it was a good choice for this article.  The building size was roughly 625 SF and took approximately 3 months to complete. The site was fairly open with uneven gravel.  Base materials were Read More +

Commercial Remodel Budgeting

I receive a lot of calls from commercial realtors and tenants about budget remodel costs and/or square foot costs.  Typically, a fairly accurate estimate can be put together quickly with a scope of work, some photos, and a sketch of the space.  Unfortunately, these details cannot be provided during a phone call, so commenting about costs without some background of information will be inaccurate and pretty useless.  Commercial property is more difficult to estimate because each building and situation are different.  If possible, I always Read More +