Our Process and Fees for a Cost-Estimate, Architectural Design and Project Development
We start the process with a phone consultation before meeting with you at your home. We listen and learn about your project and your budget for the work. During the onsite consultation we are listening closely to your goals and ideas. We then review the work space. During the design phase; we develop and present a design program and decorating package for your approval.
Our Process --- Fees for Cost-Estimate and Fees for Architectural Design
Phone Consultation must be completed to schedule the onsite consultation. We'll talk about your job and your budget.
Free Consultation: No charge for the first onsite 1-hour meeting. $125-dollors Hourly Thereafter.
Free Ballpark Estimate at the first onsite meeting, (or) within 15-business days Monday to Friday.
Firm Cost-Estimate Fee: $600 to $800 (Max. $25K Job Value) for (1) Scope-of-Work - based upon job type/size/description.
*Free. The Fee is 100% credited when we’re the Prime Contractor. for the complete project.
Fee is applicable for (1): Home Addition or Major Remodel
We provide for the fee: (1)-Estimate (1-Page) and (1) 8.5 x 14 Cad *Concept Drawing* (1-Page)
We provide for the fee: (1) Limited Use Drawing License
*Concept Drawing is not legal to scale for construction use.
Architectural Working Drawing Fees: *Free.
*Free. The Fee is 100% credited when we’re the Prime Contractor for the complete project.
$3000 to $5000 Minimum Fee per each project scope-of-work.
Bid Your Architect Plans. Please Read Completely: For an hourly estimated rate paid in-advance; we will “bid” * your plan sets when you have a “Architectural Plan Use License” issued "in your name" from the licensed Architect or Building Designer. The plan-sets must be complete *Working Drawings with Specifications, I.E., Permit-Attainable Documents in paper print to scale. We Do Not bid PDF or Internet Copy Plans, nor Preliminary/Not For Construction/Not For Permit Plans.
Your Architect Collaboration: We are consultants in a Design-Assist Capacity with your Architect – We charge a retainer fee most often or, an hourly fee for a minimum number of allocated hours over a set period of weeks.