Blog

16
May

As the old adage goes, “people don’t plan to fail, they simply fail to plan.” If you hope for a successful construction project, the pre-construction planning phase is a crucial step that must be completed prior to breaking ground. During this phase, your construction company will plan, analyze, and establish the anticipated needs and hurdles […]

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02
Mar

For over 40 years, Facility Development Company has been a leader in the construction industry right here in the North Bay Area. We’ve always taken great pride in our ability to not only meet but to exceed our client’s expectations. Our high degree of quality, integrity, and value sets us apart. It is those very […]

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16
Jan

Over the years the pre-engineered metal building system has evolved from a catalog of standard designs and sizes into a diverse and unique system built upon the flexibility of structural elements that work together to create something that is not only efficient but highly customizable. Once primarily used for industrial warehouse, storage, and manufacturing facilities […]

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18
Dec

A crisis is an event that threatens the viability or integrity of a business. They come in many forms and have the ability to undermine even the most prospering and thriving organizations. What is a Crisis Management Plan? A crisis management plan is a basic guide or outline to provide a response system to a […]

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30
Aug

Whether you have come to the decision to build a self-storage unit as part of an investment or a new business venture, understanding the basics of self-storage construction is a must. Locate a Property and Complete a Market Analysis You will need to lease or purchase the land your self-storage facility will reside on. While […]

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07
Jun

Wine caves have been around for nearly 7,000 years, with the first known wine cave reported in Iran and then later in Roman catacombs. This long, rich history eventually expanded throughout Europe and all the way to our local Sonoma and Napa Counties. Some of the first wine caves in the United States were constructed […]

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20
Apr

2017 has brought a variety of new home design trends to the forefront of everyone’s consciousness. As your local modern home and estate construction company, we tend to see trends quickly from both our clients and the interior designers and consultants we work with. We’ve rounded up our list of top home design trends we […]

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31
Mar

FDC has been providing pre-engineered metal buildings to our clients in Northern California and the greater west since 1972.  In four decades, we have built over 5 million SF of pre-engineered metal buildings in all industries and in all shapes and sizes: from wineries, airport hangers, self-storage facilities, warehouses and more. A pre-engineered metal building […]

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23
Feb

Since our founding, Facility Development Company has designed, constructed, and maintained all types of winery facilities. For over 40 years, we have proudly worked hand-in-hand with owners to construct over 100 wineries. Our winery projects range from small boutique facilities which produce only a few hundred cases annually to the construction of a 160-acre state-of-the-art […]

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