From an existing warehouse that some developers might have torn down, Boardwalk Builders created a smartly detailed, energy-efficient office.
From an existing warehouse that some developers might have torn down, Boardwalk Builders created a smartly detailed, energy-efficient office.

I started my remodeling business in 1987. For the first six years we worked out of a home office. The space was small and the company was invisible, but the rent couldn’t have been cheaper.

In 1993 we moved to leased space, where we stayed for the next 14 years. This arrangement offered many advantages. The rent was reasonable — only $1,500 a month for 1,600 square feet of office space and 1,800 square feet of warehouse space — and the location was central to our market area. Although the building was nondescript inside and out, it...

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