In a tilt-up construction project, the building's walls are poured directly at the jobsite in large slabs of concrete called "tiltup panels" or "tiltwall panels". These panels are then raised into position around the building's perimeter forming the exterior walls.
TI (tenant improvement) is a generic construction term for the interior build out of an existing building or space within a building. They are also the customized alterations a building owner makes to rental space as part of a lease agreement, in order to configure the space for the needs of that particular tenant.
Construction involving renovation, “restoring” or “repairing” an existing structure, replacing the old with the new. Often this requires some new construction like new walls, partitions and upgrading to meet current codes.
Retail design is a creative and commercial discipline that combines several different areas of expertise together in the design and construction of retail space. ... Retail spaces, especially when they form part of a retail chain, must also be designed to draw people into the space to shop.
Construction of single or multiple story office buildings using steel and/or wood framing. Most common type of construction for a variety of industries including medical, healthcare and other professional services.
Construction is generally dependent on desired use. A variety of school types are common such as Charter, Private, Public, Community Colleges, Universities, Daycare, Pre-K, as well as Religious Institutions.
These can vary from newer construction methods to older methods to achieve desired aesthetics. Standard metal/wood framing construction is the most common due to its flexibility.
Medical and/or Science buildings may consist of any combination of construction types. Typical Occupants will include, clean rooms, MRI facilities, Pharmacies, Operating Facilities, Physical Therapy, Bio-medical device manufacturers, Dental care, Optometry and General Practice.
Usually requiring high clearance horizontally and specially vertically, Tilt-up construction is most common with these types of buildings. Production and Sound Studios are typical occupants requiring specialty trades to complete the operation.
Ground up construction applies best here with heavy site work. Project include gold courses, parks and amusements parks. Hotels are most common and typically use the standard steel framing/concrete construction.