Is a business renovation a tax write-off in Virginia?

Is a business renovation a tax write-off in Virginia?

Tax season is in full swing, which leaves many of us asking questions about what is and isn’t a write-off…and where we left those receipts for our business purchases. As you review your business’ expenses, one question may come to mind: is a business renovation a tax write-off in Virginia? This question is valid, especially […]

What not to say to a commercial contractor in Virginia

What not to say to a commercial contractor

Commercial construction projects span weeks, if not months, and often involve a lot of back and forth with your contractor. To ensure the project is effective, on time, and on budget, you want to maintain a good rapport with a contractor and their team. To do so, there are things you should say – and […]

How to Get a Loan for Your Business Renovation

How to get a loan for your business

Renovations, remodelings, and build-outs can transform your space, but they aren’t cheap. The average renovation cost $290 to $1,230 per unit in 2023. The exact amount depends on the project type, your industry, and location, but even on the lower end, construction is a big financial investment.  But before you exit out of this blog […]

Everything you need to know about starting a Hampton Roads construction project

Hampton Roads construction project

Hampton Roads, Virginia is easily the best place for a commercial construction project (not that we’re biased). Comprised of nine cities including Virginia Beach, Suffolk, and Chesapeake, Hampton Roads is a booming area with gorgeous scenery, a growing economy, and a thriving small business scene.  Before you start a Hampton Roads construction project there are […]

What are the different types of contractors in Virginia?

different types of contractors in Virginia

Renovating the bathroom in your home is very different than remodeling a law office. Both require different skill sets, permit types, and estimated timelines and budgets. Getting the many moving parts of a construction project right often boils down to choosing the correct contractor. If you’re looking to pursue a construction project in Hampton Roads, […]

A guide to building permits in Chesapeake, Virginia

building permits in Chesapeake, Virginia

Renovating your business’ storefront or remodeling a condo complex can be confusing, and one of the most mind-boggling elements is when and how to apply for building permits. When creating a commercial construction timeline with your contractor, consider when and how to apply for building permits.  For businesses located in Chesapeake, Virginia, this guide outlines […]

Don’t overlook this essential component of a commercial construction contract

construction contract

Raise your hand if you’ve ever signed a terms and agreement without reading it first. Whether it’s for that new iPhone update or signing up for a gym membership, many of us are guilty of signing a contract without reading every clause. However, you don’t want to do this when reviewing a commercial construction contract. […]

How to get a Virginia Beach Building Permit

Virginia Beach Building Permit

If you’re building or renovating a structure in Virginia Beach, you’ll most likely need a building permit before your contractor starts on the project. A building permit is a document issued by the local government, approving a new construction, building alteration, or building addition. While this sounds straightforward, understanding the process and which type of […]

Your guide to finding a commercial real estate contractor in Virginia

Condo complexes | Commercial real estate contractor in Virginia

Let’s say you’re looking to build a new commercial storefront space or update a condo complex you own. In either case, you’ll need to hire a contractor to help you with the project. The right commercial real estate contractor in Virginia ensures everything happens on time and on budget while the wrong one turns the […]