Tenant Improvement Design Trends Driven By Hyper-Competitive Businesses

Hyper competitive businesses today are all about the guest experience. Not surprisingly, this is reflected in some current design trends for commercial tenant improvements in Los Angeles, Ventura, and throughout Southern California. In this blog post, H.W. Holmes, Inc. – tenant improvement contractors in Camarillo, CA – look at some current design trends being incorporated […]

How to Prepare for a Post-Wildfire Mudslide

Heavy rains are in the forecast. Los Angeles and Ventura country residents, fresh from the devastation that was the Woolsey fire, are now faced with the possibility for mudslides, rockslides, and debris flowing down from the burn area’s fire-scarred slopes. Downed power lines and water main breaks are possible. As are ripped up trees crashing […]

3 Steps To Take When a Wildfire Damages or Destroys Your Home

The Woolsey fire ignited on November 8th, 2018. Home and commercial property owners in Los Angeles and Ventura counties have been through wildfires before. However, the Woolsey fire was particularly destructive. Over 96,000 acres of land burned. The fire destroyed 1643 structures and temporarily forced 295,000 homeowners out of their homes. At least 3 […]

Consider Above the Ceiling Factors in an Office Build-Out

There’s a saying, “out of sight, out of mind” that can be applied to many different scenarios. However, when it comes to renovating an office space, let’s just say there’s much more than meets the eye. What’s above an office’s ceiling grid is often overlooked if not completely disregarded. But modifications made below the ceiling […]

New Homes Are Bigger Than Ever – Here’s Why…

Does it seem like the new homes being built today are bigger than those from the 70, 80s, or 90s? It’s not your imagination. People are truly “living large” these days. In this blog post, we look at how all of this extra square footage is being used. Are homes getting bigger for the sake […]

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 […]

Los Angeles Office Design Trends So Far in 2018

Not too long ago, office buildings were designed for big offices with rows and rows of cubicles and fluorescent tube lighting. A standard office space might host a reception area, a conference room or two, and some private offices. Workers were separated, not just by position within the company, but workspace as well. Thankfully, offices […]

Who Pays for Tenant Improvements?

While we are not legal experts, and advise anyone negotiating a lease to seek legal counsel, as commercial builders – we’ve completed our fair share of tenant improvements. If improvements are needed to turn a space you’d like to lease into a space you can actually use, here are some things to know going into […]

5 Things To Do When Choosing a Custom Home Builder

One of the most important decisions you’ll make when building a new home is choosing the right custom home builder. Thankfully, researching home builders and the selection process itself has never been easier. Today, more than ever, it’s possible to find the ideal builder for new home construction. H.W. Holmes, Inc. – custom home builders […]

How to Build a New Home on a Budget

Building a new home is a significant investment. You want to build your dream home. A house that fits your needs and personal tastes. Yet, you also want to be smart when it comes to budgeting. Thankfully, there are many ways to save money when building a new house. H.W. Holmes, Inc.
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