Choosing a general contractor

Choosing a good construction contractor is always important, especially when it comes to performing complex work. Here is a quick guide to help you find the proper general contractor for your construction project. The choice of general contractor largely determines the progress of work.

How to choose a general contractor for complex work

Вибір генерального підрядника

Be sure to evaluate each company according to the following criteria:

  • Possession of a license and a registration certificate;
  • Construction experience;
  • Previous experience in contracting projects;
  • Financial opportunities;
  • Recommendations;
  • Commissioned facilities under the belt.

An experienced general contractor will be able to properly manage the project and take all necessary precautions to perform the works. This is especially important for construction works on industrial sites. To successfully coordinate expansion and upgrade works without stopping the production line, the general contractor should first listen to his client to understand their specific needs, and analyse all possible options before starting the project.

Reliable project management will include:

  • Determining the scope of work, as well as the funds available for their execution;
  • Draft planning of works taking into account the client’s limitations;
  • Consideration of the proposed program, adapted to the client’s limitations;

When choosing a general contractor, you will also find that some builders offer repair services and specialize in emergency work. This is a good sign that the general contractor can effectively manage the work even under unforeseen and time-limited circumstances.

Choosing the right business partner is important, especially when you need to cooperate for a long time and take all necessary measures to ensure high quality work. You will understand that performing the works in accordance with strict rules and procedures is necessary to minimize risks. Feel free to ask your chosen contractor to provide you with a list of similar completed projects, as well as recommendations from the clients.

When choosing a general contractor, pay attention to the fact that they meet the requirements, are as safe as possible and offer a variety of services. PBF Group has 8 years of experience, provides a range of construction services and has built a lot of commissioned buildings in Kyiv.