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Transforming a Building into a Restaurant

Turning an old building into a place where great food, good company, and insightful conversations abound can be daunting. A restaurateur has to pour out every last ounce of effort, patience, and resources to see their dream come to life. While it can get challenging and stressful, it’s not impossible! Are you starting your journey [...]

Keeping Your Doors Open During Commercial Renovations

Renovating a commercial establishment as it remains Business As Usual can become a real challenge for business owners. There’s the pressure of ensuring that the construction work goes along successfully while making sure the business doesn’t suffer profit losses. Remodelling your space has multiple benefits for your business. In sum, these benefits include: Better use [...]

Why Office Renovation Improves Productivity and Morale

Your workplace is a visual representation of your company. Its conditions can impact how motivated employees are to work and can shape the impressions of clients who visit your offices. Investing in office renovations can improve your bottom line. Making it a more inviting and positive space sets a vibrant tone and improves workplace morale. [...]

Using Consumer Psychology in Your Restaurant Remodel

Introducing novel concepts and enhancing customer experience are two of the many strategies restaurants use to stay relevant among the competition and attract more customers. In the process of trying to discover customers’ interests, motivations, and comfort needs, restaurant owners can employ the concept of consumer psychology when reimagining their brands and renovating their establishments. [...]

Successful Restaurant Construction
Special Secrets Revealed by the Pros

The success of a restaurant does not simply depend on food and service -- it starts as early as the construction and design of any establishment. Smart restaurateurs partner with a professional construction and design team with the right experience, know-how, and communicative philosophy. Choosing the right construction partner can make or break your restaurant’s [...]

Canada’s Foodservice & Hospitality Event: The RC Show

Join fellow members of the restaurant and hospitality community at the largest event catering to the industry. This February 25-26, 2019, over 18,000 professionals from the hospitality world get together for the RC Show in Toronto. It’s a trade show, conference, and networking opportunity -- and a great chance to connect with others, build your [...]

Go Pro! Why DIY’s a No-No:
How Professional Renovations Save Money

Embarking on any renovation process can be daunting, but “DIY” approaches are almost a guarantee for disaster. A professional contractor can guide you through the process and keep the entire team on the same page throughout the process. Having experts at the helm from design to the build will better ensure your vision is realized. [...]

Restaurant Renovations on a Budget: Smart Ideas to Update Your Space

 Renovating a restaurant reboots your brand and revitalizes customer interest in your business. Keeping it looking fresh and updated can be as important to growth as what is on the menu. There are many aspects involved in a restaurant renovation including build-out, interior decor, and kitchen supplies. Cost is often the number one factor in [...]

It’s Getting Hot in Here! (and Other Kitchen Issues): When Should I Renovate My Restaurant Kitchen?

The kitchen is considered to be the command centre of the restaurant. It’s where food is prepared, cooked, and plated before it is served to patrons. However, all restaurants have bad kitchen days. An inefficient design concept could slow down the kitchen operation, reduce efficiency, and waste money. Here are several commercial kitchen issues that [...]