Plan, plan, plan. We cannot stress this enough. The planning process starts BEFORE you start your project. Make sure you are comfortable with your decision only after reviewing all of your other options. A lease can be quite an investment in money and time; nearly the same as owning a new building without the investment and flexibility. Make sure decision supports your personal goals and goals for your practice today and in the future.
Your Project Schedule
Make sure that you plan well in advance of your move-in date. An orthodontic remodel or tenant improvement will most likely take longer than you think. Allow 3 months for design and construction drawings, 1 month for permitting and bidding, and 3-4 months for construction. We are now at 7-8 months to complete your project, and that is if everything goes as planned. That said...allow another month or two to be safe.
There are many tasks to think about before starting. They include:
You Decided to Build...Now What?
Call ARCH-101 if you have questions. We are happy to assist you in helping put your project on the right path for success.