We talk a lot about the value a new project can bring to a homeowner. It can be valuable for your quality of life, increase resale value, or create a new rentable space that generates income. The intrinsic value that comes with creating space for yourself or for family is usually the biggest factor. But
Wanting a place that would provide extra income and could one day become a residence for her mother and/or herself, Patricia contacted New Avenue about adding a one-bedroom accessory dwelling to her property in Berkeley. There were a few things that were very important to Patricia. She wanted to preserve the trees on the property.
Occasionally, a client will come to New Avenue having been burned by an architect or contractor. We’re sorry this happens to so many people, and we’re happy to help save a project. A homeowner in San Pablo approached us for help in remodeling a one-bedroom home he had purchased a few months before. Unfortunately, the
Navin and Monica wanted to expand their one-story home in Fremont, making it a two-story home to take full advantage of the spectacular views in their neighborhood. They wanted to maximize their living space while leaving the option to rent out the new space in the future. A New Avenue partner architect designed a second-floor
Sharmila and Tejal came to New Avenue for help in converting their detached garage to an accessory dwelling unit with a loft bedroom, kitchen, full bath, and living area. They wanted to keep the building at its current square footage and height. A New Avenue partner architect visited the site and discussed Sharmila and Tejal’s
Larisa wanted to build an accessory dwelling on her property to help relieve the housing crisis in the area. Her long-term plans for the new building include moving family members in. Larisa brought a floorplan that she liked to New Avenue. A New Avenue partner architect worked with the plan to incorporate Larisa’s needs and