In the last entry we covered civil, and truly only scratched the surface (pun intended). Since that writing, we finished all the underground utility work and passed the city inspections with flying colors. The power pole has been set and connected by Oncor so we have electric service as needed.
It’s been a whole minute since my last entry, and that’s primarily due to being locked in the slow, agonizing process of waiting. There’s a lot of that in projects like this. Planning a multi-story building that requires multiple engineers, an architect, a designer, a lender, your local government, and
In the first chapter, we discussed planning and assembling the team. Now we can move on to figuring out how to pay for it. Even with the largest commercial projects, you always begin with a “projected” budget. Or, what most folks would call a guess. No matter how vague, this
“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.” – Mike Tyson There’s so much wisdom in that one statement, and it rings true in so many fields. Most commercial construction ventures are painstakingly planned out, from site location down to the most minute details. And yet, invariably,