Which architectural firm is practiced and experienced in the type of building you need, and how do they demonstrate performance to your need?
Questions about whether your site (old or new) has been professionally surveyed and reviewed for drainage, storm, and sewer? Is your site properly engineered?
What is your criteria for selecting a General Contractor for your specific project? Is your GC the best for the project?
Concerns about ACBM (asbestos containing building materials) in your older building? Do you need a licensed, expert opinion to sample, test, and verify?
Does your building perform well, providing efficient lighting and electrical power in normal times, and in emergencies? Do you have a backup generator that is reliable?
Do you have a reputable company with training and experience to design, install, and commission your system? Will they verify the building HVAC is properly balanced, and/or controlled efficiently?