under construction

Definition

The time period that exists after a building's construction has started but before a certificate of occupancy has been presented.

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You should try to make sure that you have somewhere else to work when your new office is under construction.

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The building was under construction and we all felt like it would be an amazing place to go once it was finished.

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The building had remained under construction for a long time, after the financiers pulled out of the project during the recession.

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