Peter Fuhrmann

About Peter Fuhrmann

With over 25 years as a general contractor of commercial office, retail store tenant improvement & renovation projects in the greater Vancouver area; I found the growing need to help business owners do the due diligence needed to define early on project feasibility and requirements as well as construction costs. This need evolved into a full service project management and site co-ordination approach... BUILT BETTER BY DESIGN
1509, 2017

Restaurant Design Trends Of The 1960s

The decade of peace and love was a unique time in history; one that revolutionized the way the western world thought about itself, and ultimately made a lasting impression on how its been perceived ever since. As with all culture shifts, one of the most powerful signifiers of the 60’s was it’s culinary and restaurant […]

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1109, 2017

Restaurant Trends Of The 1950s

The 1950’s was a truly unique moment in time. Fresh out of WW2, the world – and North America in particular – were embracing prosperity and a strong economy, built and spurred on by the war. More and more people were able to access the finer things in life in the 50’s. The times were […]

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2408, 2017

Smart Restaurant Renovation Ideas for a Tight Budget

The restaurant industry in Canada generates upwards of $80 billion, equating to about 4% of total economic activity in the Great White North. Further, Canadian restaurants employ more than 1.2 million people – about 7% of Canada’s total workforce. That’s one big piece of pie, and significant social responsibility on the shoulders of restaurateurs and […]

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1008, 2017

The Secrets To A Well Designed Restaurant

Heading out for a bite to eat and a night on the town isn’t just about the food. Restaurants are feasts for the other senses, too. The atmosphere, the social aspect, and a sense of grandeur are all a part of the dining experience. An appealing environment makes eating a meal that much more enjoyable, […]

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308, 2017

A Complete Guide to Planning A Successful Office Renovation

Considering an office renovation is an exciting time for any business. It means a fresh start, a revitalized identity, and an updated aesthetic that’s sure to impress your clients, customers and guests. It’s often an easy decision to begin a much-needed office renovation, and our minds immediately conjure up imagery of chic and modern spaces […]

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2707, 2017

Biggest Benefits of Creating a Modern Workplace Environment

Upgrading the office to reflect a more modern and innovative working environment can have a multitude of benefits to a business. Improved layout, modern equipment, fresh colours and even position flexibility can all contribute to improved employee satisfaction and retention, added creativity and innovation, and even a boost to your property value.

In this post, we’ll […]

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2007, 2017

5 Most Common Questions About Commercial Renovations

Whether you’re experienced in the process or not, every commercial renovation undertaking should be started by asking your prospective contractor a slew of questions. The purpose of asking these questions is to educate and prepare yourself, your team, and your space for the impending construction.

Your contractor ultimately shapes the success of your renovation plans – […]

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1007, 2017

5 Ways to Make Your Healthcare Office More Comfortable

Sitting in a doctor’s office waiting room can be an incredibly dry, boring and time-consuming process. It ranks right up there with waiting in line at the passport office or at the licensing office waiting to update your vehicle’s registration sticker. Ugh. Besides arriving late and potentially missing your appointment the best way for your […]

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2806, 2017

How to Tell if a Contractor is Right for Your Commercial Renovation

A commercial renovation is an important aspect of a business’s growth, and important to the reinvention of the brand and the organization; a commercial reno is more than just a construction project you can trust anybody with. That’s why you need to be able to strategically gauge if a contractor is right for your commercial […]

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1906, 2017

3 Key Questions to Ask Before Starting a Commercial Renovation Project

Commercial renovations are very different beasts than their residential counterparts. A commercial renovation project must adhere to a similar organisational structure that helps the business or organisation at hand to maintain a certain level of operation – shutting down for a month or so isn’t usually an option. Further, there’s huge demand for a concrete […]

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