Wednesday, May 09 2018 / Published in Informational
We recently received a list of questions about “construction administration” from a client. Construction admin is often shortened to “CA” or also called “construction observation” and it is the idea that you keep the designer or architect involved during construction.  This may be a few hours a month or even less of the architects time,
Wednesday, April 11 2018 / Published in Informational
We just signed up a new partner based in Pasadena and he is working on a guest house.   The project is in the city of Pasadena, CA.  The client’s vision/goal is to create passive rental income.  The architect wanted to maximize allowable square footage to comply with zoning regulations for allowable livable area and occupable space.    
New Avenue recently finished a class San Francisco project – one of an estimated 30,000 additions or remodels in the city that are ready for an in-law apartment or accessory dwelling.  An estimated 30,000 projects like this have an unpermitted kitchen making them illegal in-laws.  This is a fully permitted project designed by one of
Tuesday, November 14 2017 / Published in Costs, Custom Home, Process, Remodel, Uncategorized
Our clients and their twin boys had outgrown their condo in San Francisco and need space and a lawn to play. So they did what many young couples do…. they bought a fixer and spent two years remodeling it.  And the results are amazing! In this story, our clients bought a 4,800 square foot 3 bedroom, 4
Friday, September 08 2017 / Published in Custom Home, Remodel