Here’s how we helped our clients turn “no” into a “go.” When Principal Designer Amy Guiang contacted the City of Oakland, she was expecting a “yes” but got a “no.” Amy was conducting a feasibility study for a client who wanted to turn a duplex into a triplex. Knowing that recent changes to California state
“What’s your process?” It’s a common question from Portland-area clients, and it’s a good one. We love that our clients want to know what to expect. Excellent communication up front makes for clear expectations all around. Every project follows our five-step process: Phase I: Pre-design Phase II: Schematic Design Phase III: Construction Documentation Phase IV:
If you’re interested in building an ADU or remodeling your Portland-area home, you’ll need some information. And you probably have questions. We love questions. Your first step is a free call. Most of our projects start with a free call so we can talk about your needs and answer your questions. We’ll discuss: Your goals
New Avenue is now partnering with local design professionals and contractors to build accessory dwellings in the Portland area. We specialize in: Accessory dwelling units Rental homes Backyard cottages Home offices and studios Environmental sustainability Permitting Legalization of unpermitted units Multigenerational living Universal design and accessible homes So, why should you choose New Avenue to
Often, a family that is adding an ADU to their property will also want additional work. That might be a kitchen update, a new storage building, or a whole-house remodel to fit their lifestyle. One family came to New Avenue wanting a 650-square-foot accessory dwelling, a kitchen remodel, and a 250-square-foot storage building. New Avenue
Santa Cruz is an absolutely beautiful place to live. With housing in such high demand, homeowners are getting more from their properties with accessory dwelling units (ADUs). They’re adding backyard cottages and in-law apartments to get rental income or live near family. If you’re interested in adding an ADU to your Santa Cruz property, it
Accessory dwellings, ADUs, in-law apartments, backyard cottages, granny flats…They go by about a million different names (some of which aren’t exactly ideal). Whatever you want to call it, it’s a major project, and that can mean a lot of risk. That’s why using the best ADU company on the San Francisco Peninsula is so important.
Your construction project is a little like a group project in school. Remember doing big group projects in school? Some of us liked them and some of us hated them. For me, group projects were hit or miss. If I knew and really trusted my fellow group members, great. Otherwise, a group project could be