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How to Choose the Best Workplace Design

Design for workplaces has evolved from small, sterile cubicles to open environments that encourage employee engagement and ensure productivity. It’s proven that the right design will motivate workers to continue (or begin) producing quality output.

Quiet and Interactive Zones
A workspace can be built to include cafés, breakout areas, library space, ergonomic options, and open concept […]

Psychology of the Office Interior

Whether constructing a brand new office or renovating an existing office space, consider how your design will affect the psychology of employees and clients. A business or office interior can encourage productivity, efficiency, and peak performance. It also has the ability to be a space that helps foster positive relationships. Before starting construction or […]

Prevent Costly Plumbing Problems

Plumbing issues have a way of surprising us. A leaky faucet or slow running drain is often ignored. Maybe we don’t think it’s a big deal; maybe we worry about having an unknown plumber in in our house; maybe we think we can’t afford the fix. However, a problem that worsens can cause property […]

Keep Your Office Renovation within Budget

If your company is in the market for an office remodel, one of the most important considerations is how to get the renovations you want without going over budget. There are a number of ways to accomplish this. Here are some tricks to help you get the new office space you want while keeping […]

Reasons Building Projects Fail; How to Avoid Disaster

Having an excellent idea building design idea may seem simple. Implementing the plan and seeing the project finalized is much more complicated. Most construction projects are abandoned mid-way because of poor planning by the owner or contractor. To ensure your project sees the light of day, become familiar with the causes of “new building […]

Office Design Hacks to Increase Employee Productivity

Success in the business world requires creative thinking. Office environment plays a huge role in employee creativity and sense of well-being. Did you know there are simple adjustments you can make to increase morale, influence creativity, and increase the company’s bottom line?
These five simple office “hacks” will make your employees more comfortable and therefore […]

How a Store’s Design Influences Customer Purchases

While every business wants to offer high quality products and service, the atmosphere of your store or showroom is equally important. Presentation is key; your store is a large-scale presentation. A pleasant environment encourages purchases. The relationship between store atmosphere and impulse buying is strong. Take advantage of this by optimizing your store design […]

Are Steel Buildings Perfect For Your Next Canadian Restaurant?

Steel Buildings
Today, a growing number of Canadian businesses have discovered the significant benefits of steel buildings. Reasons for commercial contractors in Toronto to erect a steel building include: the strength of steel, impressive completion speeds and fire resistance. Yet one particular benefit helps these structures stand out: flexibility.

Interior Walls

Perhaps you’ve noticed some commercial buildings […]

The Advantage of Building Energy Efficient Buildings

There are many advantages to hiring a general contractor in Toronto to build or remodel. Between the new energy saving technology available and rising fuel costs, you will want to consider the benefits of have your new or existing building become energy efficient.

Benefits of Optimal Energy Performance 2

When you improve energy performance, you increase […]

Saving Time and Money Creating a Successful Bar Business

Congratulations, you have made the decision to start a business. It might be your first or twenty-first decision, and all the applications for business licensing and permitting have been started. You have written your business model and formed a business structure. You have picked out an area and maybe, even, found an actual location. […]