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Commercial construction projects need to be overseen by someone who has strong communication skills and the ability to problem solve. It is also imperative that this individual knows the building process inside and out to meet the needs of the client.

Building or renovating a property is a big job, with many small and complicated tasks making up the daily work involved. The plans for the day can shift wildly, and it is crucial that there is someone who is in charge who can respond quickly and effectively.

If you are planning to build or renovate a commercial property, hiring a professional commercial construction management company will be the best decision you can make. But, what exactly is a commercial construction management company?

Project management is “the art of directing and coordinating human and material resources throughout the life of a project by using modern management techniques to achieve predetermined objectives of scope, cost, time, quality, and participating objectives.” – Project Management Institute (PMI) 

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Construction management companies are specialists who know how to coordinate all the moving pieces of a large scale construction project from beginning to end.

They are involved as early as the planning stage and help with setting the calendar and all the specs. If you don’t know how long it will take to dig a foundation, you don’t need to. That’s their job.

The management company will vet and hire all the workers to ensure that the team working on your build is the best that it can be. There’s no need for you to figure out which mason worker is the best. Job delegated!

They oversee the project as the process moves along, continually evaluating to make sure things are running smoothly and staying on track. Conflict on site? They are the ones who fix it. It is their job to make sure the project is completed on time and budget while still meeting essential specs and building codes.

In the end, they submit a final report letting you know what aspects of the project met the goals, which ones didn’t, and any loose ends that may need to be tied up.

Doesn’t that all sound like a massive load off of your shoulders? No need to worry about communicating with or dealing with the dozens and dozens of contractors and sub-contractors. You can hand it all off to an expert and focus on more important things. You will be glad you did.

If you’re in the market for a commercial construction management company, Schroeder Construction Management Inc has been in business since 2005. We have worked on numerous projects in New Hampshire and are an excellent resource for your commercial construction needs. You can visit our or call us at 603-882-1822 for more information.

building design and construction

When it comes to commercial construction, the details can be overwhelming.  From planning to defining roles and delegation, to budget, and execution, several aspects need attending.  Further, all details are equally important and require vast amounts of attention.  With the services of a construction management team, like Schroeder Construction Management, your company can save time and money with the use of a single resource.

 

Design Build

A project delivery system which encompasses all aspects of building design and construction, design-build is overseen by one entity.  An  essential piece of this element is ensuring your contractor is involved with the design phase of the project.  This allows for effective management of the entire project.  Further, design-build helps to keep your budget under control.  Often companies will pay overlapping costs from the use of several resources.  With the use of one entity, you’re eliminating any chance of time overlap and duplicate efforts.

 

Construction Management

Another aspect of commercial construction that entails numerous details is the budgeting.  However, by using the services of a construction management team, you’re hiring someone to ensure your costs stay on track.  By setting up budgets and schedules, the most effective, and timely, methods of project completion can be established.  With a high level of communication, you’ll have peace of mind throughout the entire process, knowing that your schedule is on track.

 

General Contracting

Similar to construction management, a general contractor will oversee the project.  However, the focus will be on the actual building of, and the teams needed to do so.  From architects and engineers to masonry and carpentry, an experienced general contractor will have developed strong relationships over the years.  Thus having the go-to resources and expertise needed to give you an exceptional final project.

 

Although each commercial construction project is unique, with the help of an experienced team, the job can be simplified.  From building design and construction management, Schroeder can save you time and money.  Founded in 2005, Schroeder Construction Management offers a variety of services, ensuring every detail of your project is attended to and completed in a timely manner.  Contact Schroeder today to learn more about how they can help with your commercial projects (603) 882-1822.

 

general contractorConstruction management companies offer specialized project management services.  Whether your needs involve commercial construction, design-build, renovations, or industrial steel buildings, Schroeder Construction Management has the expertise to handle what your project requires.  President, Jack Schroeder, has over 30 years of experience as a general contractor, priding himself and his team on their high level of professionalism and production.

General Contractor

With a staff comprised of experienced managers, supervisors, and tradesman, working together ensures an exceptional result.  The team works directly with talented architects and engineers to take projects from the planning stage through the building phase.

Construction Management

Similarly, the team at Schroeder Construction will oversee projects from inception to completion.  By identifying objectives critical to the project, a professional execution can then take place.  No matter the scale of the project, each aspect will be given particular focus during the construction process.  Offering a high level of communication, customers are kept up-to-date on the progress.

Steel Buildings

Further, Schroeder Construction Management is a certified CECO metal building contractor.  Constructing steel buildings offer many benefits and a perfect for additions or new construction.  Metal buildings are resilient and can save our customers time and money with a cost-efficient quick installation.

Design Build

Reducing the overlapping cost of working with separate contractors, Schroeder Construction Management offers design-build in the construction industry.  By utilizing this delivery system, the customer enables one entity to oversee not only the design but construction services.  Thus, strengthening the relationship with the client throughout the entire construction process.

 

Unlike many commercial construction management companies, Schroeder Construction offers an array of services.  Whether you are looking at metal buildings or historical restoration, Jack Schroeder will get your job done right.  By utilizing one general contractor for your project, you enable a strong foundation.  Eliminating scheduling conflicts that could bring your project to a halt, and overpaying multiple people all directed towards the same result are things of the past.   Contact the team at Schroeder Construction Management today for all of your general contractor needs (603) 882-1822.

Being from New England, we’re surrounded by historically beautiful buildings almost everywhere we go. But just because they’re nice to look at and give our community unique charm, doesn’t mean they are always an efficient use of space. Often, the design of these buildings is outdated, and the systems and architecture prevent it being used to its full capacity. By employing the use of energy renovation and historical renovation experts, you can breathe new life into these structures and make them a valued part of the community.

What’s Unique About These Renovations?

Both historical and energy renovations are different than traditional improvements because they aim to keep the space looking the same – or at least similar – aesthetically. Instead of tackling things like paint color and new floors, these types of renovations make the area more efficient (both spatially and energy wise) while keeping historical charm. Although some ornamental changes might happen, like adding a wall to divide the space or changing the windows to more energy efficient ones, the general idea is to keep the historic atmosphere alive.

Why Bother?

Why would you change anything? What’s the point if it won’t make a difference in appearance? Well, older buildings may not be up to the latest safety codes, for one. Making “behind the scenes” renovations allow the building to be used again! From weight limitations to electricity, making historical improvements can turn an underutilized space into everyone’s favorite place to stop. In addition to general safety codes, building ordinances may also be in place in regards to energy efficiency and how a building runs. In this case, old buildings will need updates – like new windows or HVAC systems – to make sure they’re using energy in the best way possible.

Think about the historic buildings in your town. Are they being utilized? Some cities choose to turn these buildings into historical monuments, while some use them as modern offices or even community hubs like libraries and town halls. Through historical and energy renovation projects, you can add something beautiful to your community. Click here to browse our gallery of recent projects.

Designing and building a structure from the beginning takes a lot of effort. Each step requires serious attention to detail and the forethought to predict and solve any problems that may occur in the next step. If you haven’t already, considering a design build construction firm, like the professionals here at Schroeder, can drastically cut down on the time it takes to complete an already lengthy process.

 

No Miscommunication

A design build construction organization works by keeping all aspects of the process, including both designing the building and constructing it, inhouse. It allows people within the organization to collaborate and decide the best course of action. By going with a design firm and build company separately, you open the doors for miscommunication or mistakes. These can set back your timeline and even increase how much the project will cost you.

 

Fewer “Go Betweens”

On the same token, streamlining the process to one company minimizes the number of people involved. You eliminate the “too many cooks in the kitchen” dilemma and can focus on the opinions and ideas of those who know the project best. Also, you won’t have to go back and forth between different points of contact to get a question answered. By choosing a firm that does it all, you’ll only ever have to make one call to receive updates and information on the progress of your property.

 

Jack of All Trades

Here at Schroeder, our design build teams are curated groups of individuals who each have a specialty. That means that during each step of the process, you’ll have an expert available to recognize any potential problems and to suggest solutions. If you address each step individually, you might find yourself back at square one if something goes wrong. For example, the floorplan you designed may create a problem when it comes to installing electrical, and you don’t notice until the property build is well underway. By choosing a firm that does it all, we can address this problem before it becomes an issue.

 

Choosing a design build construction organization like the professionals here at Schroeder can streamline the process of building a new property for you. We’ll meticulously plan each detail to make sure the space will work perfectly for your needs. For more information or to speak with a design build specialist, call 603-882-1822.

If you’re in the market for a new commercial building, there’s no doubt you’ve been bombarded with decisions lately. Where are you going to build? How much square footage do you need? What kind of material is it going to be? Here at Schroeder Construction, we want to help you make the most informed choices and create a property that’s conducive to your needs. We specialize in commercial construction, especially metal buildings, and we can help decide if it’s for you.

Easy to Maintain

Metal buildings are popular for commercial use due to their ability to retain temperature. Whether you need to keep the building hot or cold, the temperature is less likely to falter with the weather outside. They are great at retaining heat, which means cost savings for you when it comes to utility costs. Better yet, your energy savings could be so significant that the government rewards you with a tax break for being so environmentally friendly!

Quick Build

Choosing metal over other materials can also translate to cost savings when it comes to building costs. They are easier and faster to build than traditional builds, so you won’t have to experience significant downtime or high labor costs. The pieces of metal are prefabricated to fit together, so they only need to be put together like a puzzle on site.

Customizable & Durable

Another perk of using metal buildings compared to other building materials is how customizable it is. People immediately think about steel sheds or barns, the design of a metal building is almost entirely up to you. From skylights and windows to exterior covers to make the property look brick, you can get whatever look you want in your new metal building.

Technology today has come a long way when it comes to construction processes and building materials. Metal buildings can be used for a variety of uses, is it right for you? Call 603-882-1822 to speak with a professional here at Schroeder Construction.

With more and more people seeking ways to be more energy efficient, the idea of energy renovation projects has taken off. Not only can they help minimize the effect you have on the planet, but they can save you money on your utility bills as well. And it’s not always a complete overhaul. Oftentimes, making little changes like switching to different light bulbs or installing new windows can have drastic effects. Every small thing matters, both to your wallet and to the planet.

The Process

Taking on an energy renovation may seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Our team will come out to your location – either commercial or residential – and take a look around. We’ll perform an energy audit and try to determine what inefficiencies would be easiest to fix while saving you the most. Projects mentioned above such as window or light bulb replacement are common, but updating your HVAC system or insulating your property can improve energy efficiency as well.

The Benefits

Scientists everywhere are begging people to try and lessen their carbon footprint. Taking measures like installing solar panels and using a more efficient heating system could even get you a tax break. The federal government, as well as local government, often give stipends to offset installation costs. Not to mention lower overall costs that come with using less energy. Most of all, you’re taking the preemptive steps to minimize your energy use, and you probably won’t even notice.

If you’re doing an energy renovation on a commercial space, you could also reap the benefits of using your newfound sustainability to appeal to customers. More and more regular people are concerned with integrating environmentally friendly practices into their lives, so making these changes can create a competitive advantage for your organization. Whether you’re in it to save money, the planet, or to increase your customer base, our energy renovation team is here to help you meet your goals. For more information or to set up a consultation, call 603-882-1822.

Historical RestorationOur staff of professionals here at Schroeder is well versed in a variety of commercial construction projects. From revamping office space to designing and building entire factories, we have a lot of experience under our belts. Part of this experience comes with appreciation for the arts. We understand the work that goes into building design and construction, and can appreciate when that quality work was done. This appreciation is especially helpful when it comes to the restoration of historic buildings.

How Is Restoration Different?

The choice to take on a restoration project is a challenging one. It often comes with it’s own obstacles  that are very different from your traditional design build. It may be tempting to incorporate all of the newest technology and materials into the building, but that’s not always wise. When it comes to restoring historical buildings, the trick is to upgrade the building to meet all safety and health codes, plus some modern amenities, without losing any historic charm. This means a lot of “undercover” work of sorts. Rather than boast new light fixtures and high tech displays, restoration work typically includes structural repair and more behind the scenes things.

It Can Be Rewarding

It’s not to say that choosing to complete a restoration can’t be rewarding. Transforming a space from something decrepit and unusable into something functional and beautiful is a feat that can’t always be executed. Here at Schroeder Construction Management, our meticulous attention to detail is what makes it so easy to take on these projects. We understand the appeal of keeping a piece of history alive, while also using space in an efficient and safe manner.

To us, maintaining historic structures and turning them into livable space also connects us to our community. Southern New England has so much history to be shared, and we believe it deserves to live on. Projects like the Hunt Memorial Building and the Church of the Good Shepherd in Nashua remind us of the importance of quality building design and construction, and those who built the original buildings should be proud of their work.

Our team of builders and designers work hard on each project, including historical renovations. We enjoy contributing to the history of our community, and hope to make the original builders proud by helping their work live on. To see our gallery of recent projects, including historical restorations, please visit our gallery here.

Environmental sustainability has been a hot topic lately across all industries, increasing traction over the last year. Commercial construction is no exception. Sustainability can take many forms and meanings depending on what industry you’re in, but in our world, it usually involves natural resources. At Schroeder, we’re committed to providing our clients with high-quality buildings made from the best materials. But this doesn’t have to come at a cost for the planet. We work to choose building materials that are responsibly sourced and recycled, when possible.

Plan Your Resources

Before taking on a sustainable commercial construction project, you have to analyze how your resources are going to be used. Our team of professionals takes care to make sure we use each site to its full potential and making sure nothing goes to waste. Additionally, our practices minimize the amount of energy we use. Energy conservation reduces the amount of potentially hazardous byproducts in the air and also can be extremely cost effective.

Energy & Water Conservation

In addition to energy conservation, water preservation and using a material in the most efficient way possible is another goal during our projects. Using less water and making sure the water around us is kept free of chemicals and hazardous materials is an easy way to be a more sustainable company. We work hard to not only meet but exceed the environmental standards set by the government when it comes to keeping your water clean. This not only keeps you safe in the immediate future but also prevents using additional energy to remove the chemicals from the water sometime down the line.

Stay Healthy

Once your commercial building is complete, using sustainably sourced materials can also be beneficial for the health of those who frequent the space. In addition to being sourced responsibly, these materials typically contain fewer to no chemicals found in traditional materials. Choosing better materials can be not only beneficial to your physical health, but also your financial health. The local and federal government sometimes gives tax breaks for using more sustainable materials in your construction.

At Schroeder Construction Management, we’re dedicated to designing the commercial building of your dreams. For more information, give us a call at 603-882-1822.

At Schroeder Construction Management, we take safety extremely seriously. With so much potential for disaster when it comes to construction, it’s important to us to that our staff is well versed in all safety protocol, and always has access to appropriate safety equipment. With an accident rate of almost 0, our commercial building services are some of the safest you can find in Southern New Hampshire.

Accident Statistics

In 2014, OSHA reported that one in ten construction workers are injured each year. Additionally, it’s estimated that on any given day, nearly 6,500,000 people work at 252,000 construction sites on any given day. To prevent contributing to this one in ten statistic, we give our employees some of the highest safety training available. A number of our staff are OSHA 30 certified, and we also carry an ISN rating of a B.

How to Stay Safe?

In addition to receiving an above average amount of safety training, we provide our employees with the proper equipment to maintain a safe environment. This includes, but is not limited to, flashlights, hard hats, neon vests, safety glasses, and ear protection. Falls have been proven to be the biggest cause of fatal construction injuries. Employing equipment such as harnesses, anchors, and guard rails minimizes the risk of a fall.

Experience Modification Rate

An Experience Modification Rate, or EMR, is an insurance rating that is used to determine workers’ compensation premiums for businesses. This is determined by the industry we are in (commercial building), as well as how many OSHA recordables are on file for a given year. If a company has an EMR of 1.0, they pay the industry average. Here at Schroeder Construction Management, we are proud of our 0.79 EMR, meaning we have below average OSHA recordables when compared to other construction firms.

We understand our staff are people with families and lives outside of the construction site, and we work hard to make sure they stay safe while on the job. We strive for perfection when it comes to safety, and every project that is completed without incident is a win in our book. For more information about our safety guidelines or to learn more about our recent projects, please visit our website here.