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Tag : Commercial building architect

19 Nov 2018

Commercial Building Classifications in NJ

In the State of New Jersey, commercial buildings are coded to determine the value of the building, both to the tenant and to guide property investors. As this can have a significant impact on your investment or business operations, it’s important to understand these codes. Here’s some insight from a commercial building architect in NJ. Class A – The Top of the Class Class A buildings offer the best quality at the highest price range. These buildings are usually newer […]

15 Oct 2018
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First-Time Property Developer? Here’s Some Essential Advice

If you’re new to the world of property development, here are some tips from a leading architect in NJ on ensuring a smooth and successful project. Do extensive research: Research is everything – it not only helps you find a project that suits your needs and budget, it helps you source a team who can deliver it. Online resources are a great source of information on both commercial and residential property development, but don’t stop there. Go and see similar […]

17 Sep 2018

5 of the Most Impressive Pieces of Commercial Architecture in NJ

The RCA Victor Building, Camden: Known as the “Nipper Building” as it is crowned with the image of Nipper the dog looking into the horn of a phonograph player, it’s an iconic part of New Jersey’s industrial past. Designed in 1909 by Ballinger and Perrot, it’s a six-story industrial loft structure with a rusticated brick base and brick piers along its length. With massive metal windows that open between the piers headed by cast stone lintels, and walls capped with […]

21 May 2018

The Key Aspects of Successful Commercial Architecture

Commercial building design is very different from residential buildings, although both are required to meet specific regulations for safety and structural integrity as well as building codes set by the city or municipality. Here are the key ways in which these projects differ, from a leading commercial building architect in NJ. Building needs: While residential projects focus on meeting a single need – providing living space – commercial projects have many different purposes, sometimes within the same project. Retail buildings […]

16 Apr 2018

What’s the Best Time of Year to Start Building?

One of the first questions many people ask their architect in NJ is when to start building their new home or addition. Here are some insights to help you make the best start on your new project. What Factors Should I Consider Before I Start Building?  Your contractors: The reality is that contractors are available year-round depending on their schedule and are often more easily available in their “off-season” months. If you want a specific contractor, this might be the […]