What is a Commercial General Contractor? And What Do They Do?

Taking on a building, remodeling or a construction job is not an easy task. There is a need to manage tasks that require everything to be done right, from permitting, to state laws, and budgeting. Whether it is a small project you are undergoing or a complete remodel for the building, it requires expertise to properly initiate and complete the project. But experts can help with the process. You can search for commercial general contractors to get support. They are specialized in construction projects and assure you have an easy time handling the requirements of the project without any actual worry. The guide here specifies the entire details.

Commercial general contractor- Who They Are?

Commercial contractors are those people who have experience in buildings, offices, warehouses, etc. The general contractor specializes in all aspects of the building of a project. They look after the materials, construction site, equipment, contractors, and vendors. They will assure you the work on the project is being completed properly and help you have an easy time with compliance without any difficulty during the entire process.

The smooth operation of the construction project is the contractor’s responsibility. They will have to maintain complete transparency throughout the process. Some of the commercial general contractors are also specialized in interiors. They can help you with interior design. They will work and communicate with the staff, vendors, subcontractors, designers, and architects to complete the project at hand. Thus, the commercial contractors are those incredible people who will assure the safety and smooth operation of the construction project to ensure your dreams come true.

Difference between the residential and commercial contractor

You need to understand that the job profile of commercial and residential contractors varies greatly. Commercial offices or buildings are larger and consist of different budgeting, material, time frame, and regulations which are not similar to residential properties. A good contractor will adhere to all of these and understand that the working situation is not similar. Thus they will be there to take care of the entire process and ensure things go smoothly. On the other hand, a residential contractor primarily focuses on building homes.

What does a commercial contractor do?

A commercial contractor is one experienced in handling projects like restaurants, offices, medical facilities, retail stores, warehouses, etc. Generally, construction projects require getting a license and permits from the local authority. It is vital that the contractor is licensed for performing the job on the project and that he meets all the laws and regulations.

So if you require support for a new building re-designing or reconstruction of office or commercial structures, then you can consider looking for an interior general contractor to get the support. They will be in charge of purchasing the material and staying up to date with the vendors working on the project. They will see that the project goes on smoothly. If there are any problems with the material choices, then the contractor will negotiate for the replacement that is required.

Besides having overall control over the construction site and project, the contractor is also in charge of hiring other subcontractors. Subcontractors would be the ones who will perform the specialized or unique tasks that the contractor cannot do on their own. They will be individuals or a business specialized in electric work, plumbing, painting, etc., which requires experience and other forms of expertise.

Although many do not understand the importance or benefits of getting professional support, it can make a major difference and assure you have an easy time completing the project without any complications. The best part is there are also the commercial interior contractors who can handle the interior job of the construction. So you will save money on hiring any additional expert for the job.

Advantages of hiring a General commercial Contractor

The job profile of the commercial contractor is to work for the builder or the owner. Given how busy the lifestyle can be, people choose to look for general commercial contractors and then assign the project to them. No doubt it will come with great advantages and provide convenience. The project thus will be completed within the given deadline. The list here specifies the important information.

  1. The contractors have got a strong network with the subcontractors. This helps them speed up the project timeline. In fact, the general contractors know how to efficiently and properly handle the subcontractors so that the project is completed within the time.
  2. When you work with a commercial interior contractor, then you need not have to worry about the overall construction project. Thus, the responsibility will be on their shoulders while you get to pay attention to the other essential works.
  3. When you have hired a commercial general contractor, then you can feel confident in the project. Also, it will be covered by the insurance coverage of the company. Thanks to general liability insurance, the property owner need not have to be responsible for any type of accident or damage that happens when the construction is going on
  4. When you search for reputable commercial general contractors, you will be able to find some of the best choices. They have an association with the bigger network of suppliers. Thus they can make a purchase of the required material for the construction at a much lower rate. As a result, the general contractor’s relationship with others develops trust with the industry’s suppliers. This helps them secure a low rate, and so the construction project can be completed with a lot of savings.
  5. The general contractor can focus on the project while the client is handling regular business. Since the contractors have a free established relationship, it is possible for them to get the required material as soon as possible. So there won’t be any delays in completing the project.
  6. The best aspect of working with a general contractor is that they will customize the solution and service based on the client’s vision so that it is brought to life. The clients just need to provide information about the goals they have with the project. The contractor will be there to put all the motions and ensure the project is completed up to the mark.

Hire the right professional

If you have been searching for commercial general contractors, then you can consider contacting Dade Construction. We have got certified and experienced professionals. Over the years, we have been providing our clients with the utmost professionalism and craftsmanship on their project. We can take care of all of the aspects. We have been working hard to provide customers the help they need. We will come up with a customized solution that will ensure the project is completed within the given deadline and is up to the mark.

Contact us to know more.

Small Business Owners are Experiencing Significant Health Insurance Savings by Switching to GHT

For small businesses providing health insurance to employees is a priority, but affordability is an increasing concern. That’s why Dade Construction Corp. turned to the Greater Health Trust (GHT), an insurance program created by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and AvMed for small business members. The program provides large employer group health benefits at prices small businesses can afford. “At Dade Construction Corp. we believe that with the right team we can build anything. That’s why it was important for us to put our people first when it came to providing them health insurance,” said Jonathan Cuesta, president at Dade Construction Corp. “With GHT we secured a very reasonable rate. Our health care cost rose 30% but, for the first time in years we were able to save 20% on our healthcare cost and shared in that savings with our staff.”


For the full article, please visit https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/press-release/detail/6919/Greater-Miami-Chamber-of-Commerce

Ribbon Cutting for Pembroke Pines Conviva Clinic

We were proud to attend a recent ribbon cutting event for the newest Conviva Clinic location in Pembroke Pines held on Wednesday, November 17th, 2021.

We are proud of this full medical buildout! The space was previously a store and we transformed it into the Medical Center that you see today.

Header Photo: Mayor of Pembroke Pines. Frank C. Otis, along with other Humana/Conviva/City personnel.

Inset Photo, left to right:  Alvaro Jaramillo (one of our lead laborers); Eric Leon, Project Manager; Nicola Fontana, Vice President; Jonathan Cuesta, President; Emilio Guevara, Superintendent. 

Dade Construction Annual Team BBQ

This past Saturday, we held our annual BBQ for the field personnel! It was a blast getting to see everyone enjoy time together. We are forever thankful for all the hard work they put in ✨


Renderings Brought to Life

Bringing renderings to life is what we do best! Absolutely mesmerizing seeing the reality 🤩

What is architectural rendering? Architectural rendering is the process of creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional images of a proposed architectural design. The goal is to illustrate a lifelike experience of how a space or building will look before it is built, accurately representing design intent.

Whether you are looking for a free, no-obligation consultation or would just like to ask a few questions, please contact us today.

Construction Management Services by Dade Construction

Work with Professional Construction Management Contractors.

You can take advantage of our management services to handle the overall planning, coordination and control of a construction project from the beginning stages of the project until it is completed.

This single point of responsibility helps consolidate all the communication and coordination of the project, and helps avoid some of the engineering/contractor conflicts that sometimes arise in a commercial building project.

We can help manage budgeting and scheduling as well as consult on various cost-controlling measure you may be considering. This way, we can learn more about your goals and objectives while creating new and efficient ways to get more out of your labor, materials, and equipment.

Dade Construction Corp. can monitor and document project progress, maintain communications between contractors, subcontractors, and staff, and keep you informed of all developments.

Contact us today with any question you may have or to get an estimate for your next project.

Designers, Owners Reinventing Restaurants to Cope with COVID-19

Options include rearranged seating, mobile ordering, designated flow spaces.


Designers and restaurateurs are brainstorming design fixes to make restaurants safer amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

For example, MASS Design Group, an architecture and design collective that has worked with Partners in Health to create safe, sanitary spaces during infectious disease outbreaks around the world, released Spatial Strategies for Restaurants in Response to COVID-19. This white paper advises several measures such as establishing a clearly defined exchange zone for transition of food, supplies, and people to and from the front of the eatery to the back where the kitchen is located.

It also says that the six-foot social distancing rule isn’t practical inside of most restaurants because it would mean reducing capacity by half or more. Instead, when possible, dining space should be expanded outside into public spaces such as sidewalks, streets, and plazas.

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Dylan Shopp Sunshine Foundation

Big thanks to Sharpe Development for allowing us the opportunity to be a part of this years golf tournament! Such an honor to participate in this event for #dylanschoppsunshinefoundation.

The Dylan Schopp Sunshine Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit, that aims to bring sunshine into the lives of children and young adults. The Foundation, created in the memory of Dylan Andrew Schopp, strives to spread positivity and hope through community outreach and public awareness of suicide prevention. The Dylan Schopp Sunshine Foundation proudly supports Florida’s Initiative for Suicide Prevention (FISP), Operation Smile, The Humane Society, Wounded Warriors and other non-profit organizations.

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