Category: Construction Process

worst mistakes when building a restaurant
2Apr
7 Mistakes You Can Make When Building or Renovating a Restaurant
By: Max Tripodi

It is an exciting experience to be one of the first customers to discover a trendy new restaurant with delicious food, a unique concept, and a great atmosphere is an exciting experience. However, it’s not exciting when the restaurant falls flat because of building design issues that could have been easily avoided with proper planning. […]

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Construction Disputes
12Dec
Resolving Construction Disputes
By: Max Tripodi

How to Keep Construction Disputes from Taking Over Your Construction Project In a perfect world, construction disputes would never happen. Everyone would agree, work would always stay within budget, and every project would be completed on time. Of course, we don’t live in a perfect world, which is why contracts are necessary and mediators have […]

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final inspections
20Nov
What to Know About Final Inspections
By: Max Tripodi

In any commercial construction project, several procedures must be completed prior to issuing a certificate of occupancy. In order to conduct a final building inspection, owners, architects, contractors, and other project officials must be on the same page regarding finishes, service systems, and implementing equipment. Below is a list of procedures that must be completed […]

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acoustic challenges
25Oct
Acoustic Challenges In Commercial Spaces
By: Max Tripodi

Acoustic Issues in Restaurants and Open Offices General contractors are often called upon to reduce acoustic challenges in modern commercial spaces. For example, common design elements such as large pane windows offer increased daylighting and views of nature, but they also significantly increase the percentage of hard, reverberative surfaces in a space. Open office plans […]

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commercial design
18Oct
Common Reasons Why Commercial Building Plans Are Disapproved
By: Max Tripodi

Gaining approval from local and state governments on a commercial construction project can pose quite the challenge. Meeting building code elements such as fire safety and accessibility requirements can put a project on hold if not incorporated correctly. In this article, RCA Contractors Inc. will discuss some of the most common reasons why commercial building […]

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Restaurant Construction Standards
28Aug
What Are Florida’s Restaurant Construction Standards?
By: Max Tripodi

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is the governing body that creates standards regarding preparing, processing, or selling food for human consumption in the state of Florida.  They also provide guidance on basic standards for restaurant construction in Florida. All food establishments are required to have an initial inspection for permitting prior […]

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