How to Choose the Best General Contractor to Partner with for your First Commercial Construction Project

Are you planning a commercial construction project? If so, you probably know that it will cost you in time and resources. To get the most out of your investment, you need to do your homework and research all potential commercial construction general contractors. Hiring an inexperienced construction company can lead to headaches throughout the life of the construction process. Make it your priority to hire the best general contractor there is in the industry and one that will fit your budget.

So, how do you choose the best when there are so many available? Here is a glimpse of some of the tips on choosing a contractor.


Passion is what drives people to do what they do. Therefore, when you are looking for a general contractor for your construction project, look for a company that has passion for what they do and a track record of success and the ability to tackle the project no matter the challenges. To know if someone has passion, you have to interview them.

Ask for referrals

Before you hire any general contractor, ask for referrals from other companies or individuals who have had commercial construction projects before. With references, you can know what the construction company is good at based on the previous projects. From there, choose one who matches your expectations.


The best general contractor has to have experience. They must have the experience of working on big projects as well as challenging projects. In that way, you can be sure that your project will be carried out by an experienced contractor who can tackle any challenge that comes up.

Look beyond the price

Who doesn't want to save on cost? A quality end product done on time and within budget is the goal.  Some general contractors may come in with a lower price, but may have problems delivering on time.  In most cases, a bid that comes in at market value comes with more experience and expertise.

With the above tips, you can relax knowing that you have the best general contractor for your commercial construction project to help answers any questions you may have. If you need more information on your upcoming design-build or ground-up construction, contact the team at Metro General Contractors today. We can assist with all your commercial contracting needs.

We Are Hiring

Metro General Contractors is looking for a Commercial Construction Estimator. This successful candidate will be self-motivated; detail oriented; must be a team player and have the ability to multi-task, responsible for estimating, management, coordination, and supervising the construction process from the conceptual development stage through final construction. This position also coordinates planning, scheduling, bid solicitation, contract negotiations, and cost management. Contact our office at 248-615-1111 or email your resume to

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