Constructing or remodeling an orthodontic office can be a make-or-break process for a practice. Cost overruns and construction delays can put a start-up office deeply in debt before the first patient is even seen or derail the momentum of a growing practice. Build outs and remodeling must be done efficiently, economically, and in compliance with a myriad of laws and codes. In this presentation we will explore some of the legal and practical issues involved in new office construction and remodeling an existing office. This presentation will review some of the issues related to office construction and remodeling.
Determine whether to build from the ground up verses purchasing an existing building
Determine whether to own or lease: which makes better financial sense
Explain how to work with architects, contractors, and tradesmen
Assess and evaluate construction contracts
Determine how to finance your project
Discuss subleasing space during construction or remodeling