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Why You Should Build Instead of Buy

If you need a space for your business, whether commercial or retail space, you have a huge decision to make. You have to decide whether to lease a space, buy a space or build a space. If you intend on staying in the building for a long period of time and have the money, buying or building makes more sense in the long run, as rental prices only continue to increase. But that leaves you trying to decide whether to buy or build. There are many benefits that building a new building has over buying one. Taking the time to learn about these benefits will help you make an educated decision as to whether building or buying a space for your business is the better choice for you.

You Can Select the Perfect Location for Your Business

One of the benefits to building instead of buying is that you can select the perfect location for your business. Location has a huge affect on your business thriving or failing. However, when you are looking to buy a building, you have to select from the buildings that are already available in their current locations. In many cases, the spot the buildings already stand are not the most opportune spot for your building.

When you are constructing a building, you can take into account how busy the streets are and how much traffic they get, the tax rate in different counties and cities, disposable income in the area you are looking to build, the need for a business such as yours in the area, and crime rates in various areas. All of these factors combined will help you select the location that is best suited for your business, helping your business to grow and thrive.

The Size of the Building Will Be What You Need

The second benefit to building a new building instead of buying one is that the size of the building will be exactly what you need. When you are looking to buy a building, you may find that some buildings are a little bit too small and others are a little bit too large. The exact size you need may not be available. This puts you in a tough position. Do you buy a building that is a little small and won’t give you the room for growth you need or do you buy a building that is too large, knowing it may be over your budget and cost you more in utilities than you had planned? Fortunately, when you build your own building, you eliminate this worry.

When you build your own building, you get to decide the exact size of the building and select a layout that makes the most sense for your building.

You Can Customize the Entire Space

The last benefit to building a new building for your business is that you get to customize the entire space. Think about it like building a new home versus buying a home from someone else. When you buy a home from someone else, the home already has flooring, cabinetry and paint on the walls. But when you build your own home, you get to select your own floors, cabinets and paint colors. The same is true for building a building.

When you have a building constructed, you get to select everything from the location to the layout to the building materials to the finishes inside and outside the building. You can make your building modern and energy efficient or you can go with a building that looks classic or country-like. The options are endless when you design your own building, which helps to ensure that the building and its aesthetic best meet your needs.

If you are looking to build a building, rather than buying one, MH Williams Construction Group is here to help you. We provide design, administrative, project supervision, project management, and technical expertise for a wide variety of projects. Give us a call today to schedule and appointment to sit down and talk about your building needs and how we can be of assistance to you.