1BENMU Custom Millwork

Commercial Renovation Contractors ✔️ Toronto & GTA

We provide top-quality commercial renovation services across Toronto and the GTA tailored to your business needs.

Commercial renovation involves updating and improving business spaces to enhance functionality, aesthetics, and overall efficiency. It is essential for maintaining a professional appearance, complying with safety standards, and creating an environment that boosts productivity and customer satisfaction. 

At 1BENMU, we offer comprehensive renovation services tailored to your specific needs, whether it’s an office, retail store, or other commercial property in Toronto or across the GTA. Our designers, commercial contractors and project managers ensure high-quality workmanship, timely project completion, and innovative design solutions to transform your space into a modern, efficient, and appealing environment.

Design Consultation

Our experts will guide you through every step of the commercial renovation process.

Engineering Solutions

 We combine expertise and innovative thinking to transform challenging designs into reality.

Project Management

Our commercial project managers ensure every aspect is under complete control.

Building Permits

We handle all aspects of obtaining renovation permits from the City of Toronto & other municipalities.

Electrical & Plumbing

Our contractors manage all the electrical and plumbing system design and installations.

Custom Fabrication

We leverage CNC machinery and engineering software to produce detailed components.

Flooring Installation

We provide expert installation for all types of commercial flooring solutions.

Wall & Ceiling

We specialize in installing walls and ceilings to enhance your commercial space.

Our Commitment to Safety

We prioritize your peace of mind with comprehensive coverage and assurances. Our services include $5M liability insurance, ensuring protection for any unforeseen incidents, WSIB clearance for worker safety compliance, and a 1-year warranty on all our work, guaranteeing quality and durability.

$5M Liability Insurance

WSIB Clearance

1 Year Warranty

Our Commercial Renovation Services

Metal Stud Framing: We use high-quality metal studs to create strong and durable frames for walls, ceilings, and partitions. 

Architectural Framing: Our architectural framing services include designing and constructing frames that support the overall aesthetic and functional needs of your business environment.

HVAC Systems: We install HVAC systems to ensure optimal climate control and air quality in your commercial space. Our systems are designed for efficiency and performance.

Air Transfer Ducts: Proper air distribution is crucial for maintaining a comfortable environment. We design and install air transfer ducts that enhance airflow and efficiency.

Sprinkler Systems: Safety is paramount in any commercial space and our sprinkler system installations meet all safety regulations and ensure your property is well-protected.

Millwork Design: We fabricate all millwork parts in-house

Architectural Millwork: From cabinets to countertops, our architectural services ensure precision and quality in every detail.

Electrical Services

Electrical System Installation: We provide electrical installation services, ensuring that your commercial space is equipped with reliable and efficient electrical systems.

Rough-In Electrical Wiring: Our team handles rough-in electrical wiring, laying the groundwork for a safe and functional electrical system.

Smart Building Integrations: Embrace the future with smart building integrations that enhance automation and efficiency in your commercial space.

Emergency & Safety Systems: We install emergency lighting and safety systems to ensure the safety and well-being of occupants.

Low Voltage Wiring: For communication and data systems, we provide low-voltage wiring services that support modern business needs.

Plumbing Services

Plumbing System Design: We design plumbing systems that are efficient and reliable, tailored to the specific needs of your business.

Fixture Installation: Our team installs high-quality fixtures that are both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

Pipe and Fittings Installation: We ensure that all pipes and fittings are installed correctly to prevent leaks and ensure efficient water flow.

Hot and Cold Water Supply: We provide installations for both hot and cold water supply systems, ensuring consistent and reliable water access.

Sewage and Drainage: Our sewage and drainage systems are designed to handle waste efficiently, ensuring a hygienic environment.

Painting & Wall Coverings: Our commercial painting services and wall coverings enhance the look of your space, providing a fresh and inviting atmosphere.

Drywall Installation: We provide expert drywall installation services, ensuring smooth and sturdy walls that are ready for finishing.

Glass Partition Walls: For a modern and open feel, we install glass partition walls that enhance light flow and create a sense of space.

Acoustic Walls: Our acoustic walls help control noise levels, creating a more comfortable and productive environment.

Subflooring Preparation: Proper subflooring preparation is crucial for a durable and long-lasting floor. We ensure that the foundation is solid and ready for installation.

Tiling Installation: Our tiling installation services include a variety of materials and styles to suit your aesthetic preferences.

Carpet Laying: We provide carpet laying services that offer comfort and style, ideal for office and hospitality environments.

Microcement Flooring: For a sleek and modern look, we offer microcement flooring that is durable and easy to maintain.

Laminate Flooring: Our laminate flooring options are versatile and cost-effective, offering the look of natural wood without the high maintenance.

Acoustic Ceiling: We install acoustic ceilings that help reduce noise and improve sound quality within your commercial space.

Drop Ceiling Installation: Our drop ceiling installations are both functional and aesthetically pleasing, providing easy access to electrical and mechanical systems.

Coffered Ceilings: For a touch of elegance, we offer coffered ceiling designs that add depth and character to your space.

Slat Ceiling: Slat ceilings offer a modern and stylish look, with options for various materials and finishes.

Hidden Lights: Our hidden lighting solutions create a clean and contemporary look, enhancing the ambiance of your space.

Our Commercial Renovation Projects across the Greater Toronto Area

Lobby Renovation
Retail Shop Renovation Toronto
Restaurant Renovation Toronto
Microcement over wood project
Music Studio Millwork Renovation Toronto
custom coffee shop millwork renovations
restaurant franchise renovation

Benefits of Working with a Commercial Renovation Expert

Working with a commercial renovation expert ensures that your project is handled with the utmost professionalism and expertise. Our team brings a wealth of experience and knowledge, allowing us to foresee potential challenges and address them proactively. We provide a streamlined process from start to finish, ensuring every detail is carefully planned and executed. This not only saves time but also reduces the likelihood of costly mistakes, ensuring your project stays on budget and meets all regulatory requirements.

With our extensive experience in millwork, we design spaces with a deep understanding of both aesthetics and practicality, ensuring that every element is both functional and elegant. We also bring a high level of precision and quality to the renovation process, translating to a more functional and aesthetically pleasing commercial space. 

Our expertise in managing complex projects ensures that all aspects, from design and permits to construction and finishing touches, are handled efficiently. This results in a smoother renovation process and a final outcome that enhances your business operations and creates a positive impression on clients and employees alike.

Our Latest Commercial Clients

Our Service Areas

We provide our commercial renovation services all across Toronto & the GTA and our service areas include, but are not limited to:

Steps in the Commercial Renovation Process

Initial Consultation and Assessment

  • Site Visit: Our process begins with a detailed site visit to understand your needs and assess the current condition of your property.
  • Client Consultation: We discuss your vision, budget, and specific requirements to ensure we fully understand your goals.

Design and Planning

  • Concept Development: Our commercial design team develops initial concepts that align with your vision and functional needs.
  • Architectural Drawings: Detailed architectural drawings are created, providing a clear plan for the renovation.
  • Permits and Approvals: We handle all necessary permits and approvals from the City of Toronto or other municipalities to ensure compliance with local regulations.

Budgeting and Scheduling

  • Cost Estimation: We provide a detailed cost estimate, breaking down all expenses involved in the renovation.
  • Project Timeline: A comprehensive project timeline is developed, outlining each phase of the renovation and key milestones.

Construction and Implementation

  • Demolition: The first step in construction often involves demolition of existing structures that are no longer needed.
  • Building and Installation: This includes structural work, electrical and plumbing installations, and other necessary construction tasks.
  • Interior Finishing: We handle all aspects of interior finishing, from drywall and flooring to painting and installing fixtures.

Final Inspection and Handover

  • Quality Assurance: A thorough inspection is conducted to ensure all work meets our high standards and your expectations.
  • Client Walkthrough: We conduct a final walkthrough with you to ensure you are satisfied with the results.
  • Handover: Upon your approval, we hand over the renovated space ready for your use.

Discover The Unique Commercial Products We Can Create

1BENMU: Toronto's Premier Commercial Renovation Experts

Everything You Need to Know About Your Commercial Renovations

Planning a commercial renovation project requires a detailed understanding of various factors to ensure success. The first consideration is defining the scope of work, which includes identifying the areas to be renovated and the specific changes to be made. This involves conducting a thorough assessment of the existing space, including its structural integrity, electrical and plumbing systems, HVAC, and other critical infrastructure.

Another important factor is budgeting. Developing a realistic budget that covers all aspects of the renovation, including design, materials, labor, permits, and contingencies, is crucial. It’s essential to work with an experienced contractor who can provide a detailed estimate and help manage costs effectively.

Timeline management is also key. Establishing a clear project timeline with milestones helps ensure that the renovation progresses smoothly and is completed on schedule. This includes coordinating with various trades and suppliers to prevent delays.

Regulatory compliance is a significant consideration. This involves obtaining the necessary permits and ensuring that the renovation adheres to building codes and regulations in Toronto. Failure to comply can result in fines or project delays.

Lastly, considering the impact on business operations is vital. Planning the renovation in phases or during off-peak hours can minimize disruptions to your business. Effective communication with stakeholders and employees is also important to manage expectations and maintain productivity during the renovation.

Commercial renovations often present several challenges, but with careful planning and expert execution, these can be effectively managed. One common challenge is unforeseen structural issues. During the renovation, hidden problems such as deteriorating infrastructure, asbestos, or outdated wiring may be discovered. To address this, we conduct thorough inspections and assessments before starting the project to identify potential issues early. Additionally, we include contingency plans and budget allowances to manage unexpected findings without significant delays.

Another challenge is coordinating multiple trades and suppliers. A commercial renovation involves various professionals, including electricians, plumbers, HVAC technicians, and carpenters. Effective coordination and scheduling are essential to ensure that each phase of the project progresses smoothly. Our project managers have extensive experience in coordinating these efforts, ensuring that all trades work in harmony and on schedule.

Regulatory compliance is also a significant challenge. Commercial renovations must adhere to local building codes and regulations, which can be complex and subject to change. We stay updated on the latest regulations and work closely with local authorities to obtain the necessary permits and inspections. This proactive approach helps avoid legal issues and ensures that the project meets all compliance requirements.

Managing client expectations and maintaining clear communication can be challenging, especially when dealing with tight timelines and budgets. We prioritize transparent communication, providing regular updates and detailed progress reports. This helps manage expectations and allows for timely decision-making.

Lastly, minimizing disruption to business operations is a constant challenge. We implement strategies such as phased renovations, off-peak scheduling, and rigorous site management to reduce the impact on our clients’ businesses.

Managing and coordinating the various trades involved in a commercial renovation is a complex task that requires meticulous planning and effective communication. At 1BENMU, we utilize a structured approach to ensure seamless coordination and efficient project execution.

The process begins with developing a detailed project schedule that outlines the scope of work for each trade, including start and completion dates for each phase. This schedule serves as a roadmap, ensuring that all trades are aware of their responsibilities and deadlines.

We appoint experienced project managers to oversee the entire renovation process. These managers are responsible for coordinating with each trade, including electricians, plumbers, HVAC technicians, carpenters, and painters. They ensure that all trades are aligned with the project schedule and work together harmoniously.

Regular meetings are held with all trades to review progress, address any issues, and update the project schedule as needed. These meetings facilitate open communication and collaboration, allowing us to quickly resolve any conflicts or delays.

Our project managers in Toronto also conduct regular site inspections to monitor the quality of work and ensure that all trades adhere to safety protocols and regulatory requirements. Any deviations from the project plan are promptly addressed to maintain the project timeline and quality standards.

We use advanced project management software to track progress, manage resources, and communicate with all stakeholders. This software provides real-time updates, allowing us to make informed decisions and keep the project on track.

By implementing these strategies, we ensure that all trades are effectively coordinated, and the renovation process is executed smoothly and efficiently. This results in a high-quality commercial renovation that meets our clients’ expectations and deadlines.

Handling unexpected challenges or changes during a commercial renovation project requires flexibility, proactive problem-solving, and effective communication. At 1BENMU, we have a structured approach to managing these situations to ensure minimal disruption and maintain project momentum.

Our process begins with thorough planning and risk assessment. By identifying potential challenges early, we can develop contingency plans and allocate resources to address them if they arise. This proactive approach helps mitigate the impact of unforeseen issues on the project timeline and budget.

When unexpected challenges occur, our project managers quickly assess the situation to determine the best course of action. They collaborate with our team of experts to devise effective solutions, ensuring that the quality of work is maintained and the project remains on track. We prioritize clear communication with our clients, keeping them informed about the issue, the proposed solution, and any implications for the project timeline or budget.

Flexibility is key to managing changes during a renovation. We maintain a flexible approach, allowing us to adapt to new requirements or changes in scope without compromising on quality. This involves revising the project plan, coordinating with trades, and adjusting schedules as needed to accommodate the changes.

We also maintain a contingency budget to cover unexpected expenses. This financial buffer allows us to address unforeseen issues without significantly impacting the overall project budget. Our goal is to ensure that the project progresses smoothly, even when challenges arise.

Regular site inspections and progress meetings are essential for monitoring the project and identifying potential issues early. By maintaining close oversight and open communication with all stakeholders, we can quickly address any changes or challenges, ensuring a successful renovation outcome.

By implementing these strategies, we effectively manage unexpected challenges and changes, ensuring that our commercial renovation projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest standards of quality.

Health and Wellness:

  • Acupuncture Clinic
  • Chiropractic Clinic
  • Dental Clinic
  • Laser Clinic
  • Massage Center
  • Medical Clinic
  • Physiotherapy Clinic
  • Skin Care Clinic
  • Wellness Center

Beauty and Personal Care:

  • Beauty Salon
  • Beauty Spa
  • Day Spa
  • Cosmetic Clinic
  • Eyebrow Studio
  • Eyelash Studio
  • Hair Salon
  • Holistic Spa
  • Makeup Studio
  • Medical Spa
  • Nail Salon
  • Waxing Salon

Professional Services & Offices:

  • Accounting Firm
  • Alterations Shops
  • Corporate Offices
  • Insurance Company
  • Investment Firm
  • Law Firm


Retail and Shopping:

  • Bridal Stores
  • Dealership
  • Clothing Store
  • Cosmetic Store
  • Jewelry Store
  • Perfume Store
  • Retail Store
  • Mall
  • Shopping Center
  • Showroom
  • Shoe Store
  • Watch Store


Food & Beverage:



  • Airbnb
  • Banquet Hall
  • Daycare Center
  • Resort
  • Film Studio
  • Hotel

The cost to renovate a commercial space in Toronto can vary widely depending on several factors, but generally falls between $30 to over $300 per square foot. This broad range reflects the diversity of commercial renovation projects, from basic updates to high-end, comprehensive overhauls.

Key factors influencing the cost include:

  1. Scope of the renovation: Basic cosmetic updates vs. full structural changes
  2. Size of the space: Larger spaces may benefit from economies of scale
  3. Quality of materials and finishes: High-end materials will increase costs
  4. Specific requirements: Specialized equipment or fixtures for certain industries
  5. Building age and condition: Older buildings may require more extensive work
  6. Location within Toronto: Downtown areas may have higher costs than outlying regions