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How To Prevent Flood Damage To Your Commercial Property

At Coastal Structures, we understand the damaging effects that severe storms and hurricanes can bring. Flooding is one of the biggest concerns and can cause the most damage to homes and businesses. Across the beautiful Grand Strand, businesses along the coastline are particularly vulnerable to flood risk. To help protect your building from water damage,…

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The Benefits of Negotiated Projects with Coastal Structures

There are multiple ways to execute your construction project, one being “negotiated” and the other being “bid.”   A bid contract is a fixed price process where contractors submit proposals that meet your project specifications by a certain date. This project is usually awarded to the lowest bidder and leaves the owner with less control…

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Local Partner Spotlight: e3 Studio

Over the years, the team at Coastal Structures has been fortunate enough to work with e3 studio LLC Architects on a number of projects throughout the Grand Strand. Located in Myrtle Beach, e3 Studio is a women-owned and operated architecture, interior architecture, and interior design company. Founded in 2008 by president Erin Blalock, e3 studio…

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“What is an Upfit Project?”

Construction Projects Involving Existing Structures  Upfit, renovation, repurpose, restoration, and additions are just a few words used to describe construction on existing structures. Changes to an existing structure may be necessary because a new visual aesthetic is desired; corporate mandates; or for safety and building code requirements. The fastest way to put a new face…

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Teaming Up Through Design-Build Projects

Over the years, the team at Coastal Structures has been fortunate enough to work with Tych & Walker Architects on a number of projects throughout the Grand Strand. Tych & Walker is a full service architectural firm based out of Pawleys Island. With more than 20 years of experience, they have a seasoned awareness of…

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How To Choose the RIGHT Contractor For the Job

In a sea of new construction companies, it can be hard to find a skillful and reliable contractor that is right for your business or organization. As a trusted construction leader throughout the Low Country and Grand Strand, we made a checklist of “must-haves” to assist in your search to find the contractor that is…

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The Benefits of Specialty Concrete

At Coastal Structures, we always strive to provide excellent services to our clients, including specialty services that many other construction companies cannot provide. With benefits like longevity, high performance and durability, using Specialty Concrete is not only a great choice when quality is concerned, but it also has the capabilities to turn your project into…

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Coastal Structures 2017 Projects – A Look Back

Looking back at 2017, we have been fortunate to have worked on some pretty amazing projects along the Grand Strand, Georgetown and Charleston, South Carolina. From restaurants and financial buildings to health care and industrial complexes, we have thoroughly enjoyed working with our talented colleagues and clients and look forward to what 2018 has in…

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How To Prepare Your Business for Hurricanes and Tropical Weather

With hurricane season still a threat to the east coast, it’s important to be extra cautious with your business in order to maintain the integrity of its infrastructure. Winds of a hurricane can reach upwards of 156 mph and, based on where your company is located, could mean bad news for your buildings. Turn to…

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3 Major Benefits of Impact Glass and Why Your Business Needs It

Whether you’re looking to replace doors or windows for security, aesthetics or energy efficiency, you are heading in the right direction for your business with the addition of impact glass. Using laminated glass is one of the most common ways to achieve impact resistant windows, also know as impact glass. Laminated glass is comprised of…

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