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Tenant Improvements you can make in Medical Offices

Have you ever heard of tenant improvements? In layman’s terms, a tenant improvement is basically an allowance given from a landlord to a tent to improve the space the tenant is renting. The improvements can be regarding paint and carpeting, framing and walls, or doors...

Manatee County Small Business of the Year Award Finalist

Every year Manatee County awards a business that has embodied characteristics of success, entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, and community-mindedness. We are pleased to announce that Adkins Building & Construction is featured as a finalist for the Small Business...

What Does FEMA Recommend for Commercial Construction

When you have an office or headquarters for your business or businesses built, it is important to make sure that your building is up to code. FEMA or the Federal Emergency Management Agency is responsible for some of those codes we must adhere to in construction....

Comparing Coastal Construction to General Construction

Living on the coast would seem ideal for anyone because the beach is both quite a majestic view and it’s only a short walk away. However, building construction along the coast is a different story. That’s because there are different factors when it comes to coastal...

The Evolution of Post-Covid Office Building Construction

It's finally here. We've waited for what seems like an eternity, but it looks like COVID-19 is in the rear-view window at last. Everyone has wondered when exactly would things go back to normal. We should have known the answer to that question before even the vaccine...

What does FEMA recommend for residential construction?

FEMA or the Federal Emergency Management Agency has certain codes, standards and recommendations for construction of buildings both commercial and residential. In building your dream home it is important to have the confidence that those codes or standards will be...

Checklist for Hiring a Reputable Commercial Contractor

Overseeing a commercial renovation or construction can be a stressful task. So, make it as easy on yourself as you can by hiring the best contractor in the first place. Here is a checklist of things to look for in a reputable commercial contractor: Licensed Most...