Financial building construction poses its own unique set of challenges. Banks, like the US Bank project we recently completed, have very specific requirements that are distinct to their industry. Not only must comprehensive security measures be incorporated into these buildings, but specific structural elements must also be present. Take for example a bank vault. Not only must it be in the building to provide access to employees and restrict access to customers, but it must also have security features in place that incorporate both technology and physical edifices. Here at Western Constructors, INC. we have decades of experience with financial building construction. Over the years, we have built steadfast relationships with those in the financial industry. This has led to many of our customers returning time and again to take advantage of our financial building construction expertise. Our proven leadership in this field helps our clients know that they are in capable hands, well-equipped to get the job done.
In addition, there are often other special features, such as elevators and safety deposit vaults, that must be taken into consideration. Financial building construction projects benefit from a general contractor because the orchestration of multiple specific subcontractors can be a hefty task. Here at Western Constructors, Inc. we can oversee multiple subcontractors and to coordinate work efforts to complete your project in a timely manner. To learn more about the mission of Western Constructors, INC.
Corporate financial chains, like Wells Fargo and US Bank, require intricate communication. Often times, corporate liaisons are dispatched to communicate specific ideas to the contractor. In addition, financial institutions have their own set of federal laws and regulations they must abide by. It is our job to ensure that we keep lines of communication open at all times to ensure that our client is in compliance with these federal regulations.
The pre-design phase of financial building construction requires time spent upfront communicating all aspects of the design and conceptualization processes. As a client of Western Constructors, INC., you can rest assured that we will take the necessary steps in the beginning to ensure a smooth construction process. One of the ways we are able to do this, is through the use of cutting-edge technology trends in the construction industry.
Here at Western Constructors, INC., we know that that the industry is constantly morphing. This is due in large part to technological advancements. We realize that staying ahead of the curve on new technological advancements is imperative to our success and to our clients’ success. That’s why we are committed to using state-of-the-art technology to design your project. Below are some examples of the technology that we utilize:
When it comes to retail commercial construction, aesthetics and easily accessible layout are critical. Western Constructors will work with you in collaborating with your ideas for design and layout, whether it be for a brand-new building or rebranding/ remodel. The goal is a building that is welcoming to customers, both inside and outside. The interior will help conduct the flow of customers, while the exterior helps bring in both regular customers and potential customers.
Think about it: the construction and look of a building can make or break a customer base. With these buildings you’ll note an easily recognizable storefront, and classic brick and mortar construction. We have built new and/ or added tenant improvements for several companies, such as the line of strip malls from 24 ½ and 25 Road in Grand Junction: PetCo, Maurices, RadioShack, and Famous Footwear. And just recently we completed Rocky Mounts in Las Colonias Park, just one of several projects we are currently working on in the area.
As Grand Junction and the Western Slope continue to grow, so does the need for retail construction. Wherever you may live, chances are there are older retail buildings in need of renovation, or to be rebuilt. As mentioned above, Western Constructors builds new buildings, rebrands, or remodels existing structures. No matter the type of build, the goal in retail construction is to not only maintain the current customer base, but to also expand business
Western Constructors proudly offers design-build for financial buildings. Financial construction is designing and building structures for financial buildings, namely banks. These buildings include commercial, retail banks and mortgage banks. Our completed projects include US Bank in Fruita, Major Mortgage in Grand Junction, and Timberline Bank in Montrose.
As with retail construction, financial construction places importance on aesthetic, or look of the structure. Both the interior and exterior of the building must draw in clients. You wouldn’t want to go to a bank that looked unwelcoming. Key also to financial construction is safety and security. Western Constructors consider how money and funds will be safely stored and locked away. As banking becomes more digital, vaults are less needed; however, we understand that the presence of a vault makes customers feel safe about their funds. In bank design layout, we are sure to optimize both lobby space and secure storage.
Unlike older financial buildings which tend to be dark outside and almost cave like inside, our completed bank structures are light colored both outside and inside. This approach with lighter colors and a brighter, open interior makes customers feel more welcome and secure. Our financial buildings also follow the current trend of moving away from rectangular structures (most common bank layout), to one that is squarer. A square makes traffic flow smoother and helps increase interactivity between customers and bank staff. More equal in space, a square layout is more pleasing to the eye, and helps eliminate inefficient traffic flow and long lines.
In addition to overall look of a structure, Western Constructors also consider logo or brand layout. Financial structures benefit from a combination of local branding—i.e., regional photos of landscapes, landmarks, local mementos—and corporate branding. Having the right balance of both creates a feeling of community while maintaining corporate/ branch support.
Whatever a client’s needs in a financial building, Western Constructors will design-build a structure that will maintain and bring more clients, ensures staff and customer security, and increases client-staff interactivity.
Food service construction is the construction of buildings that cook, prepare and/or serve food, namely restaurants. Food service construction projects we have worked on in Western Colorado include Café Rio, Rib City, Panchero’s, and more. As with many other types of commercial construction, aesthetics is crucial in constructing food service buildings.
The food service industry is unique and multifaceted. As a result, so must be the contracting requirements when new construction, maintenance, or renovations are needed in restaurants, coffee shops, and cafeterias. You can rest assured that Western Constructors, Inc. can handle the complexities that come with designing and building a structure that will house a business that falls under the category of the food service industry. In fact, construction in the food service industry is predicted to rise by 5% in the coming years. If you’re planning on building or remodeling, it’s important to have a competitive edge against others in your industry. By hiring a general contractor that has the capability to complete your project, you’re setting your business up for success. The following are scenarios which would require general contracting services for a business in the food service industry:
When embarking in a construction project for a food service industry business, there are many unique factors that need to be taken into consideration. A few of these would be the floor plan, ventilation system, plumbing system, and aesthetic appeal.
Floor Plan – There are specific requirements about the fire exits, spacing between tables, and hallways that make up a building in the food service industry. We are well-acquainted with these requirements and the codes that need to be adhered to. In addition, it’s important that handicap accessibility is also at the forefront of clients’ minds. By hiring us, you can have peace of mind knowing that the safety of your customers and employees is always in accordance with the standards set forth.
Ventilation System – HVAC requirements are complex for buildings that house businesses in the food service industry. Rest assured that we will keep in accordance with codes when designing your project. In addition, cost effectiveness and sustainability are always at the forefront of our mind. We want to make sure that your building operates energy-efficiently to save you money.
Plumbing System – Sanitation is a top priority to those in the food service industry. We know that your livelihood depends on sanitation standards being exceeded daily. This comes in the form of wash stations, properly functioning and well-placed restrooms, and a highly functioning kitchen or food processing area. That’s why we will work with you to conceptualize a design that incorporates plumbing in a seamless manner. After all, often it’s these behind-the-scenes features that ultimately help your business run smoothly.
Aesthetic Appeal – To those in the food service industry, it’s all too apparent that aesthetic appeal can either make or break your business. We have cutting-edge technological resources that make designing your project easy. We can offer lighting, layout, and other design concepts that will make your business look like something out of a magazine. Your customers will feel comfortable.
When you think industrial construction—think massive. This is not your average commercial construction project. These projects are enormous and can include anything from skyscrapers, to warehouses, to biotechnical labs.
The main difference between industrial construction and commercial construction—aside from size—is that industrial construction refers to any type of construction on a building that will house a business engaged in producing goods—otherwise known as manufacturing. The span of work in industrial construction really can vary. Because of the complexity of these projects, and the sheer magnitude, this type of construction entails specific coordination of massive crews, design teams, and safety experts.