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
Best Practices in architecture and construction manage a project under five phases that we will review here. All projects, whether a $5,000 bathroom remodel or a $5 billion dollar stadium have these five phases. The phases are defined as: Phase 1 – Program Development: Defining what your goals are, what you want to do, what
If you are planning an addition, remodel, or custom home then save this message. Seriously. Save it and use these three documents. This is the most important article we can share with you. Communication is always stressful and challenging. Every remodel or new construction project has questions that need to be answered or changes that an
At New Avenue we are often asked what we charge for the Project Manager. The short answer, is our network of proven architects and contractors manage the design and construction so well that a project manager would be a waste of time and money. Architects manage the design and permitting. Contractors manage all of the
At New Avenue we try to make it as risk free and as easy as possible to pay for architecture and construction services. We provide bid management, invoicing and payment service to owners for free. You can hire a New Avenue architect or contractor, or you can hire your own architect or contractor, or both!
Insurance is a good thing when remodeling or building. At New Avenue we require that you have homeowners insurance for your current improvements on your property. Improvements are basically your home and anything else built on your property. A typical homeowners policy covers these buildings. Our lawyers tell us of scenarios where something bad happens when