These services are recommended to assist you in preparing a budget and evaluating costs for materials excluded from your contractor’s scope. These materials typically, but not exclusively include accessories, cabinetry, countertops, door hardware (excluding hinges), grout, lighting fixtures (excluding recessed lighting), plumbing fixtures & bodies, shower glass door(s), tile & vanities. These services are typically tailored to suit each client’s needs.
Construction Documents & Permit Filing:
Preparation of a complete set of construction drawings and specifications, including coordination of documentation prepared in previous phases sufficient for filing with the building department for Permit, Construction Cost Estimating and for Construction. Permit applications shall be completed & filed on your behalf.
Issue of Construction Documents to General Contractor(s) of your choosing or per our recommendations, attendance at site visits with yourself & bidding GCs, response to inquiries from bidders and assistance with evaluation of bids for award of Contract.
The schedule of construction operations provided by your General Contractor shall serve as a guide to monitor the project, schedule critical inspections to determine compliance with the contract documents, answer field questions and issue field reports, as required. Certificates of compliance shall be prepared and issued per municipal regulations.
Feasibility Study & Existing Conditions:
Research and documented analyses of the permitted development, limitations & regulations associated with your property based on observations of existing conditions and Municipal Property and Building Department records.
Preparation of design documents based on existing conditions, zoning analysis and permitted improvements as recommended to achieve your design and improvement goals.
Preparation & filing of municipal applications & associated documentation and representation at scheduled municipal hearing.
Preliminary Construction Cost Estimate:
Issue of schematic design, specification outline, project scope and preliminary bid invitation to obtain a preliminary construction cost estimate from a construction entity. Estimate(s) shall be evaluated with you & the construction entities to determine our recommendations for pursuing the project.
Special details will be resolved and specifications drafted for incorporation into the drawing set, including lighting, electrical, heating and cooling & ventilation building systems schematics. We will coordinate the Architectural design with your engaged consultants. These services include, but are not limited to preparation of finish floor plans, interior elevations and material detailing for kitchens, bathrooms and custom millwork.