Commercial Building Cost Estimator | HBW Construction

Ballston Exchange 3rd Floor Spec Suites

Four Steps to Better Estimating If the architect and general contractor follow a detailed budget request form (and the design team refers to it during client consultations), it will dramatically improve budgeting. In a nutshell, here are four budgeting considerations that will help your commercial building cost estimator improve budget accuracy. 1. Occupied vs unoccupied¬†… Read More


Layouts to Manage Constructability Issues

construction project schedule

Without this early collaboration, projects can encounter costly change orders and delays in the construction project schedule. Even with collaborative project partners, industry standards for layouts don’t always account for the physical realities of a three-dimensional space. With this in mind, HBW developed a more extensive layout process that essentially organizes each element of the… Read More


Warehouse Flex-Space Commercial Construction Services

warehouse flex space

Some companies that planned to expand office space prior to the pandemic have pulled back to rethink their spaces. Flexible warehouse spaces offer customizable approaches to hybrid office spaces, data centers and special event and training spaces while naturally providing ample delivery access, parking and storage. If your business is seeking warehouse flex-space, or already… Read More


Job Site Recycling: Make the Most of Your Budget and Materials

Recycling Approaches for Job Sites

A discussion during the pre-construction process can help your project team determine owner preferences beyond certification standards or jurisdiction requirements. HBW trains our field team to prioritize recycling, upcycling or materials re-use. Our creative solutions in the field result in stronger client relationships. Besides the environmental benefits, recycling and repurposing can reduce project expenses and… Read More


Women in Construction Deliver Project Advantages


In addition, most of the jobs that women perform in the construction industry are administrative or sales roles. Professionals, management and finance, transportation, construction and maintenance roles are still dominated by men. To observe Women in Construction Week, which happens in March each year, we wanted to share the benefits of having women in the… Read More


Job Sites in a Pandemic: What to Expect from Communications and Crews

superintendents job site temperature screening

Some changes, such as videoconferencing capabilities, have improved communication clarity and efficiency throughout a project. On the safety side, our efforts with masking, temperature checks, social distancing and contact tracing reduce illness and absenteeism.¬† What should clients and project partners expect from their construction team going forward? We anticipate continued use of safety best practices… Read More