Covid-19’s Potential Impact on Restaurant Design Moving Forward

Although many restaurants have continued to serve customers via takeout and delivery through COVID-19, more and more states are allowing restaurants to re-open with social distance and occupancy limits. Los Angeles area restaurant builders H.W. Holmes, Inc. thought this would be a good time to look at the potential long-term impact this pandemic might have […]

How Long Does It Take To Build a Restaurant?

So you’ve gone through a number of bids from contractors for your restaurant construction project. You’ve finally settled on a commercial general contractor with the right price and qualifications. Before you break ground, it’s a good idea to discuss the construction schedule with the general contractor you’ve chosen. If you’re new to the restaurant […]

Tips for Sensible Cost-Effective Restaurant Design

The best way to reduce the overall cost of a fast-food or fast-casual restaurant build is to make good design decisions right from the start. Fully understanding how you intend to use your space and your establishment’s occupancy is pivotal. Wise initial design decisions when building a fast food, fast-casual, or takeout restaurant go […]

Six Tips for a Successful Restaurant Renovation or Remodel

Restaurant renovations or redesigns make old establishments fresh and new again. In this blog post, H.W. Holmes, Inc. – a Camarillo, CA-based commercial construction company specializing in restaurant construction and renovations – offers six tips for a successful restaurant renovation or redesign.

Need to bring new life to a tired establishment? When done right, restaurant renovations, […]

What Increases the Cost of Restaurant Renovations?

The cost of restaurant renovation can vary significantly based on the scope of the project. For instance, are you opening a restaurant in the location of a former restaurant already equipped with a functional kitchen, electrical, and gas or will you be starting from scratch with your restaurant? Where is it located? What quality of […]

Restaurant Construction Trends to Keep an Eye On

2018 has been a great year for Southern California restaurant construction. A variety of projects, ranging from new ground-up construction to restaurant interior renovations, have either commenced or have already been completed in Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties. H.W. Holmes Inc, one of top restaurant construction companies in Ventura, have observed some notable […]

Why Preparation is Everything With Restaurant Construction

It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned restaurant owner or a wide-eyed newbie opening doors to customers for the very first time. There are certain steps that must be taken to get your restaurant built and opened on schedule. If you’re planning on building a restaurant, here’s some required homework to do prior to meeting […]

4 Things to Look for in a Restaurant Remodeling Contractor

Restaurants are always looking to set themselves apart from competitors. Finding the right contractor to most effectively handle a restaurant remodel isn’t without its challenges. There’s no room for error. Your restaurant renovation needs to be done right – from concept and design to materials and construction. Here are four things to keep in mind […]

How Unforeseen Conditions Raise Tenant Improvement Costs

Unanticipated circumstances can significantly raise tenant improvement costs. Time is money. Nothing screws up a timeline or budget like a concealed or unforeseen condition. Some things just can’t be anticipated – even after a seemingly thorough onsite inspection. This is why there’s no such thing as a 100% accurate cost projection. In this blog post, […]

Restaurant Construction Is Trending & It’s No Surprise

A booming pipeline of restaurant construction jobs has many Southern California commercial construction companies staring at a full plate right now. If you look at any Los Angeles-area commercial builder’s portfolio, you’re very likely to see many restaurant builds showcased. The LA area hasn’t seen this number of new restaurant construction projects since perhaps 2008. […]

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