Value for money
Building products need to meet the long-term needs of users, without expensive upkeep due to maintenance or repair, as well as create a healthy indoor climate. Demand for such functionality, reliability and durability are key performances of a desirable product.
With the expensive investment of real estate, many developers are becoming critical of the products they choose, constructing with the buildings total cost in mind. Developers are motivated to stabilise the property value and extend a buildings lifecycle. According to DODGE Data & Analytics, "Smart Market Report 2016", investing in the long-term needs of building users yields tangible results that can positively affect several stages within a building's lifecycle; be it leasing, leaseholder retention, operational costs and property sale.
Durable building materials
Choosing durable building materials means building with the total cost in mind. This helps us choose quality products that will not leave building materials looking used and it will safeguard the visual design of a room, while contributing to a more sustainable future. “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” Benjamin Franklin.