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Commercial | NAIL BUILDERS
NAIL BUILDERS' REPUTATION HAS EARNED IT
REPEATED WORK AND REFERRALS FROM DENTAL
AND MEDICAL PRACTICE CLIENTS. BY JIM HARRIS
ental and medical office build-outs differ significantly
from other office construction projects. The nature of the
spaces being built, and the cost of the equipment being
placed in those spaces, requires a builder with a high
level of experience.
For the past 30 years, Nail Builders has worked to ensure its medical and dental practice clients have the best possible workspaces
in which to serve patients. "Most of our clients dream big and know
how to make those dreams happen; we are there to assist them in
that," a representative of the Littleton, Colo.-based company said.
"There is a lot of money and time that go into these projects on both
ours and the clients' side to make sure they go smoothly."
The company, founded in 1986 by owner and President Rusty Nail,
works tirelessly to ensure its clients' needs are met. Nail, 60, worked
in construction for 46 years in various capacities including general
labor and as a site superintendent before starting Nail Builders.
"Being a small company, we are able to work with our clients on
a personal level, instead of working on multiple jobs all at the same
time with limited involved," he says. "All of us get involved and get
our hands dirty on every job, and my clients always have access to
my cell phone, day and night. We are willing to go the extra mile,
regardless of the cost."
Nail Builders' accessibility to its clients and the overall quality of
its projects make it a go-to tenant build-out contractor for many of
the roughly 450 dental and medical practices located in the region it
serves. "A lot of our work comes from referrals," Nail says. "We have
a good name, and we've been doing this longer than anyone else in
town. We've built a dental family."
'Like a Family'
Nail credits his company's positive reputation
to the work of his staff and subcontractors.
"Our subcontractors are really what makes
our company go," he says, noting that one
subcontractor has worked with Nail Builders
for nearly 30 years. "We get a lot of referral and
repeat work because our subcontractors are
very knowledgeable - they get the job done."
Other vendors and specialty contractors
have also had longstanding relationships with
the company. "Our subcontractors are almost
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Builders takes pride in being
accessible to clients, helping it to
deliver a high level of quality.
like family," he adds. "I keep them honest when it comes to pricing,
but when I need something, I can just make a phone call and they
will get someone on a job site right away. We use the same vendors
for products because we know the quality we will be getting."
The company also works closely
with architects and medical equipment
suppliers. "If a client needs a design aspect
changed, we can do that in the field," the
* Headquarters: Li leton, Colo.
company says. "In the end, our goal is to get
* Employees: Four
the job done exactly the way [clients] need."
* Specia y: Dental office build-outs
"We have a good name, and
we've been doing is longer an
anyone else in town."
- Rusty Nail, owner and president
The company has successfully completed
more than 325 dental office build-outs and
medical building construction projects
ranging in value from $35,000 to $1 million.
Its projects typically range in size from 2,000
to 10,000 square feet.