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Converting Commercial Buildings

Office To Residential

Converting Commercial to Residential with EI Projects

It has become increasingly popular to convert commercial property for residential use. In the UK alone there has been a 40% uptake in buildings being converted from commercial spaces to residential homes. With a still uncertain financial climate, shrewd clients have also been quick to recognise the scope for a building’s change of use and exploit the residential market.

For a property developer, commercial buildings open a new vein of opportunity as commercial properties are often situated with in close proximity to shops and amenities which residential users value. Here at EI Projects, we can fully refurbish and reconfigure your commercial building to fulfil its new residential requirements.

Whatever your long- or short-term goals aspire to, we are here to help with our expert knowledge on converting buildings to residential use. Completed on time, on budget and to the highest levels of quality. Total customer satisfaction comes as standard and we pride ourselves on always having the client and end user’s best interests in mind.

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Why Should I Use EI Projects for

My Next Commercial Fit Out?


EI Projects have had 10+ years’ experience helping businesses of all sizes bring their vision to life. During our time we have been fortunate enough to work with prestigious clientele including: Hertfordshire County Council, British Gas, ITV Meridien, EMS, SAE Institute and many more proud clients completing commercial fitouts in all sectors.

We have built a great reputation and rapport with the best local tradesman and specialists across the UK meaning there is nothing we cannot cater for.

We are an ISO9001 company who are CHAS and Firas Certified meaning you can be assured in the knowledge that you are in safe hands.


Making Your Commercial Property Livable


Could you imagine living in an office? With our expertise in commercial conversions we will ensure that the building will be fully functional and operational for residential use. Tired and abandoned commercial buildings will be a thing of the past with all conversions giving the building a new lease of life.

At EI Projects we are fully equipped to form the infrastructure and facilities required to make a commercial space livable. Whether it be an iconic early factory building that needs a full fit out or a  more modern office building which requires the space to be designed and managed suitably to become fit for its new residential purpose.

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EI Projects specialise in:

  • Project Management

  • Planning & Design

  • Architectural design

  • Demolition/Soft strip

  • Suspended Ceilings

  • Partitioning

  • Glass Partitioning

  • Doors & Carpentry

  • Specialist & Bespoke Joinery

  • Carpets & Floor Coverings

  • Mezzanine Floors

  • Air Conditioning

  • Fire Protection

  • Mechanical & Electrical

  • Furniture

  • Alarm Systems

  • Storage Walls

  • Raised Access Flooring

  • Painting and Decoration 

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How Much Does It Cost To Convert a Commercial Building?


Every build is different and EI Projects will always work to your budget and needs. When converting a building you need to be realistic of cost. We will value engineer and design the project to ensure that requirements are met on budget exceeding expectations of quality and function.

Costs can vary depending on:

  • Size

  • Specification

  • Location

So what next?

EI Projects are always ready to engage with you and start your commercial fit out. We have a team of architects, contract managers, projects managers and highly skilled trades men and woman ready to bring your project to life.


Start with an informal chat by calling the EI Projects team on 01202 575 929 or alternatively by using the contact form located below.

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