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As a design-build construction manager, Schroeder Construction Management Inc. (SCMI) has handled plenty of extensive construction projects. The advantage of working with a company like ours is that your construction project is overseen by one entity from project inception to completion versus working with multiple sub-contractors who are not privy to every aspect of the overall project. SCMI can effectively and professionally coordinate each phase of construction. This fact serves to eliminate common project obstacles like miscommunication and micro-managing. From building design and construction, we work hands-on to ensure our clients that projects are being constructed professionally, on budget, and on schedule.

One aspect of commercial construction that we excel in is metal buildings. For example, our team was responsible for a 10,000 sq. ft. addition to the Airex Filter Corp. building in Hudson, NH. During this project, we were able to save time and money utilizing CECO Building Systems software to pre-engineer the process.

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Staying Green While Working with Metal

When undergoing a commercial building project, owners have several material options to choose from. Here at Schroeder Construction, steel and metal buildings are our preference for several different beneficial reasons. Here are just a few of those reasons:

  • Durability

  • Strength

  • Cost-efficient

  • Quicker installation to save money and keep schedules on time

 

However, aside from the above features, metal buildings hold one significant benefits over other materials; they have beneficial environmental aspects as well. Unlike other materials, metal can be recycled and reused many times without losing any of its inherent strength and malleability. By opting for metal, you’re leaving minimal environmental impact. Here are a few other considerations to keep in mind when choosing metal:

  • Conserving natural resources

  • Reducing solid waste

  • Improving air quality

  • Improving water quality

  • Fewer repairs

  • Less maintenance

 

In a world where technology is advancing at exponential rates, the importance of recycling is continuously becoming ever more apparent. Building with metal is an undertaking that helps to ensure the health of our natural environment while producing incredibly durable structures in far more time-efficient ways.

 

If you have an upcoming commercial construction project that will involve several layers of management, save yourself time and money by contacting our team at 603-882-1822. Here at Schroeder Construction Management, we’ll provide you with professional building design and construction that will execute your project with ease. Call today for more information on how our team can assist you.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.