Every project needs a Design Agreement, Construction Agreement and Budget. Owners, architects and contractors use New Avenue’s innovative system to manage projects that cost between $50,000 to over $2,000,000. Current projects are located from California to New York. Our software system collects insights throughout the design, permitting and construction process. In one year we see more
We reviewed all of our completed projects and found the following timeframe for construction: The maximum construction time was 13 months The fastest build was four months (this was during the 2010 recession and everyone was ready to work at a moment’s notice) The average time to build a project is 8 months. This includes projects that
This article is part of a series of posts on real project costs. New Avenue is the leading national design/build network. Our architect and contractor partners use our online platform to provided their bids and process their invoices. As such we get a unique collection of project costs. We share these costs to help inform
Many people interested in designing and building a custom project start with the question: “How much will it cost to build?” When people hear the answer, their next question is, “Why? I thought it would be less expensive.” Then come the following thoughts: 1. “My friend told me that projects can be built for $200 per square
A couple of years ago, I was with my friend Adam Cohn when he made this simple yet important declaration — “San Francisco should always have a subway under construction.” My first reaction was to think of every possible objection to the concept — too expensive, too disruptive, too controversial, too many difficulties siting subway stations and determining alignments.
Two of our clients completed a major transformation to their home in San Rafael, CA. They bought a home that was originally a single family home that was converted to a duplex. They added two bedrooms, a master bath and converted it back into a single family home. Additionally, behind their home is a 500-square foot detached structure that
Archtober is accepting nominations for projects to be included in New York City’s month-long festival of architecture and design. Each day in October 2016, the event will feature a Building of the Day as a noon-time, architect-led tour. Building of the Day tours are the centerpiece of Archtober. With the goal of making exemplary architecture