Have you been assigned to organize a new fit out project or refurbishment of your current office space? If so, know that we understand the feeling of not knowing what to do or where to start. It can be quite unclear as to who is mainly responsible for every part of the process and how the different levels of the project will impact the result. For instance, who does the structural work? Who pays for the interior fit out? What’s the difference between a specialist interior contractor and the main contractor? We know you have a lot of questions in mind about your CFI commercial fit outs Adelaide project. That’ s why we’ve put together a brief introduction to the different forms of fit out.
What is Commercial Fit-Outs
Commercial fit-outs; otherwise known as office fit-outs, relates to the process of making interior spaces suitable for occupation. It’s separate from structural work that’s related to the building fabric. In a lot of situations, the base construction is completed by the developer while the final fit out is handled by a specialist firm that’s appointed by the client. Commercial fit-outs can take a range of different forms, depending on the degree of completion of the building, as well as the requirement of the occupant.
Shell and Core
Shell and core fit-outs usually comprise the structure, base plant, cladding, external works and common areas. This type of CFI commercial fit outs Adelaide project extends to the main reception areas, staircases, basements, lobbies, toilets, loading bays, car parking areas, lift shafts, etc.
A category-A fit-out project involves the level of fit out that the developer completes the tenants’ space. While there’s no solid standard definition for it, a category-A fit-out is usually expected to include the following:
- Mechanical and electrical services
- Internal surface finishes
- Raised floors and suspended ceilings
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A Category-B fit-out project is the completion of the internal space. It works to meet the specific requirements and needs of the tenant. This type of commercial fit-outs project include the following:
- Installation of furniture
- Installation of IT and audio-visual tools and equipment.
- Branding and final finishes.
- Installation of specialist lighting
- Installation of meeting rooms
- The fit-out of kitchen and reception areas.
- Installation of break-out areas, cubicles, and offices.
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