frequently asked construction questions
Q: What types of construction projects does your general contractor company build?

A: AKGC offers services as a general contractor and construction management company for commercial clients in Ethiopia and some East African countries. We can build any type of construction projects, large and small, including Schools, Metal Buildings, hospitals, roads, and just about anything that you can think of. We possess experience in a variety of industries, and we are prepared to take on any new challenge.

Q: What should be my first step if I am interested in beginning construction of a new building?

A: When you are considering a new construction or renovation project, we recommend contacting AKGC as soon as possible during the initial design stages of your project. The earlier that we get involved in your construction project, the better. We can control variables like costs and the projected time frame of your project. During an initial planning meeting with AKGC. , we will discuss lender options and find an architect that best fit your needs and budget.

Q: What size construction project can AKGC manage?

A: At AKGC , we can handle any size construction or renovation project. Whether you need a construction company for simple projects such as hanging a door or installing windows or for large institutional construction project ranging in the millions, we will bring the same top notch quality and craftsmanship that we provide in each project we complete. To see more about our construction company’s record of providing superior customer service and outstanding customer satisfaction, view our About Us page.

Q: Is AKGC is a residential or commercial contractor?

A: AKGC is primarily a commercial construction company offering superior construction management services to customers throughout Ethiopia. In addition, we do also provide limited residential construction and renovation work. Please feel free to contact us regarding any type of residential or commercial construction or renovation project. If we cannot take on your project, we will be more than happy to lead you in the right direction to a reliable construction company who can.

Q: Does AKGC offer Design/Build construction services?

A: Yes. As a leading construction company for commercial construction projects throughout Ethiopia, we offer design/build construction. With this approach to construction, we can offer superior cost and scheduling control for your project. As design / build contractors, we will work with architects and engineers during the design phase of your project. Then during the construction phase, we will manage your project keeping your interests and goals as a top priority. If you are looking for a design / build company that you can trust to provide you with a complete turnkey project from design to handing the key over, contact our experienced staff at AKGC.

Q: Does your company have in house architects and engineers?

A: No. We have long standing working relationships with many highly qualified A&E firms throughout the country. This allows us to select the firms with the best fit for the project needs.

Q: Do you build houses?

A: No. We do carry a residential license and are highly qualified to perform alterations and renovations. We leave the ground up house building to the companies that specialize in that field.

Q: Do you perform work in other countries?

A: Yes, we perform work in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.

Q: I need an improvement done on a commercial building and am not sure how to got about it, can you help in this process?

A: Yes. We can sit down with you and explain the steps and procedures for accomplishing you improvements. We can develop budgets, plans, schedules, etc. We can take your project from an idea to a turn-key finished project.

Q: I want to tackle my own remodel project but may need some professional help what are your thoughts?

A: Performing your own remodeling project can be quite rewarding but can also present with some challenges. We can offer consulting and/or select phase performance for a particular task that you may not want to tackle yourself.

Q: What type of construction does your company focus on?

A: We primarily focus on public funded projects. This includes small renovations to medium size ground up buildings and just about everything in between. We are able to perform most all of your construction needs.

Q: How may years have you been in business?

A: We have been in business for over 30 years. Our company was incorporated February 28th, 1989.

Q: We are a government agency that pays for small projects with a credit card. Does your company accept this kind of payment?

A: Yes. We are very familiar to this type of procurement.