Project Management

Selecting Your General Contractor: What You Need To Know

Selecting the right general contractor is crucial in the success of any construction or renovation project. May it be for offices or residential developments, the general contractor takes charge and supervises that every step is done right and completed in a timely manner.

According to Forbes, here are the top three considerations you need to know before hiring your general contractor:

  • Having the right qualifications 

Ensure that the general contractor is licensed and duly registered to professionally oversee your construction or renovation. 

Requirements vary depending on the location of your build but it is important to be diligent about reviewing proper documentation, work experience, and registration of individuals or firms hired. 

  • Review specializations, reputation

Research about firms or individuals before hiring them. A simple search engine search can provide insightful reviews and match your needs to the right contractors. 

General contractors tend to specialize in certain types of projects where they have the most experience. Some firms or individuals conveniently have multi-faceted offerings, and their expanded list of services can be ideal for complex projects.

  • Communicate, consult, collaborate

Having open communication with your general contractor is pivotal in the successful delivery of any build. Client concerns or questions should be easy to coordinate and consulted for proper project alignment.

This is also crucial in discussing services availed and budget, collaborating on how to best execute the vision, and locking down cost estimates and timelines. 

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