Key Considerations for Managing Your Lease and Tenant Improvement Projects:

When starting tenant improvement projects, several key factors need attention. First, planning demands a deep look into what the space must achieve for business needs. Talking with landlords early helps clarify expectations and lease terms critical to project success. Reviewing the lease agreement carefully ensures understanding of responsibilities about improvements and cost-sharing possibilities. Negotiating these […]

Streamlining the Process: Tips for Obtaining Building Permits in The Lower Mainland

Getting a building permit can seem like navigating a maze. But, with the right approach, you can streamline this process. First up is your site plan; it’s more than just a sketch.It requires features like scale and direction to pass scrutiny by authorities on the first try. Sometimes doing it yourself works, but hiring experts […]

7 Elements to Create a Welcoming Atmosphere in Restaurants

Creating a welcoming atmosphere in a restaurant is crucial for providing a positive dining experience for your customers. Get it right and you can have huge success. But get the atmosphere wrong and you could struggle to consistently get people in the door to dine at your establishment. Choosing the right design elements is the […]

5 Things to Consider When Choosing the Flooring for Your Retail Space

There is perhaps no area of your retail space that gets more of a workout than your flooring. This often-overlooked part of your retail store design takes a beating. So, choosing the right type of flooring for your retail space is an important decision. You want it to look good and be a worthwhile investment. […]

3 Retail Store Design Ideas to Maximize Sales

There’s a long list of things to think about when creating a retail store design. There is more to think about than just how your store will look. You also have to consider how it will function and generate revenue.  How you set up your store can affect your company’s ability to maximize sales. It’s […]

5 Things to Consider When Choosing the Right Light Fixtures for Your Commercial Space

Lighting plays an important role in creating the right atmosphere for your business. But it’s often overlooked or an afterthought when planning a larger commercial project. The type of lighting you choose can have an impact on many things such as the overall look and feel of the space, employee productivity, and even security. So, […]

Top 5 Interior Design Decisions to Consider When Opening a Retail Store

The interior of a retail store can have a significant impact on store operations. Getting the design and layout just right can lead to increased revenue. It can help create the right atmosphere for your customers and your employees. This will help to draw people in, get them to stay longer, and engage more with […]

How Long Does it take to Design and Build a 2,000 Sq. Ft. Retail Store?

One of the most common questions we receive from companies looking to build a retail space is, how long will it take to design and build?  There is a lot to think about when planning a project of this nature. The truth is that project timelines will depend on the specific of what you want […]