Are you thinking of building a Warehouse, Factory, Church, Commercial complex … Not sure how to choose a commercial builder in the Perth construction market?
Don’t know where to start?
With the recent downturn in the Perth economy, the building game has become a risky place to be if you’re not skilled up on what to look out for in a builder.
Commercial Builders are quoting below margin just to win the job and worrying about how to make their profit later. Meaning they will find ways to “squeeze” more money out of you to make their profit.
This method can result in some pretty disastrous risks.
If a builder has taken on a few jobs at below margin they may find their cash flow suffers and soon they won’t be able to pay their trades. When they don’t pay their trades the work stops. The work stops, your building comes to a halt. Leaving you possibly paying rent on your current premises and loan repayments for a building that you don’t know when you will get to occupy.
Alternatively, you can be left paying more for a building than you expected because now the builder has found all these “extras” that aren’t in their quote. Sure you can negotiate but really you’re bent over a barrel, you need the project finished.
So when choosing a commercial builder for your next commercial project, take the following into consideration;
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