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Building a Restaurant
in vancouver

HOW TO BUILD A RESTAURANT SERIES: PART 1

Are you looking to open a restaurant in the Vancouver area? Or are you a designer or other professional looking to work on a project to build or renovate a restaurant? We noticed that there isn’t yet a comprehensive guide to how to build a restaurant in the Vancouver area. So, we put together a blog series to provide professionals in our community with the answers they need.

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Selecting the Right Location and Assembling Your Team

HOW TO BUILD A RESTAURANT SERIES: PART 2

If you are planning to build a restaurant in the Vancouver area, one of the first steps you need to take is to choose a location and a team. In this post, we will offer you some recommendations and perspective based on our experience building more than 50 restaurants and entertainment venues throughout the Lower Mainland.

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Building Permits and Realistic Expectations

HOW TO BUILD A RESTAURANT SERIES: PART 3

In Parts 1 and 2 of our series on building a restaurant in Vancouver, we talked about how to choose your team and the best location for your venue. In this segment, we will discuss what you need to know concerning building permits and expectations.

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Contract Administration and Construction

HOW TO BUILD A RESTAURANT SERIES: PART 4

You might be wondering why so many residential contractors have a challenging time adapting to the commercial space. The answer in part has to do with scale, but not in the way you might think. Building a restaurant in downtown Vancouver in a heritage building can be more complex than building a multi-family residential project outside of the city.

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Project in Progress:
Food Production Facility

One exciting food industrial construction project we are working on now is a production facility for Tempea, a company that produces and delivers fresh, unpasteurized tempeh soy products.

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