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15 Oct 2018
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First-Time Property Developer? Here’s Some Essential Advice

If you’re new to the world of property development, here are some tips from a leading architect in NJ on ensuring a smooth and successful project. Do extensive research: Research is everything – it not only helps you find a project that suits your needs and budget, it helps you source a team who can deliver it. Online resources are a great source of information on both commercial and residential property development, but don’t stop there. Go and see similar […]

01 Oct 2018
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A Guide to Architectural Fees

One of the expenses that will take up a portion of your residential or commercial building project is architectural fees. Here is a quick guide to these fees from a leading architect in NJ – although it is important to be aware that fee structures and cost will vary from firm to firm. Hourly Architectural Fees This is one of the most straightforward forms of billing as you simply pay a set hourly rate for the amount of time your […]

11 Jun 2018
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How to Budget for a New Home

The cost of building a new custom home plans varies wildly according to where you’re building, your specific lot, the size of your home, and it’s features and finishes. HomeAdvisor puts the national average at $286,277 – but customized and high-end features in high-demand areas can push this average up to $700,000 with ease. So, how can you budget for a new home? Here are some guidelines from a leading NJ residential architect. What can you afford? This is the […]

09 Apr 2018

5 Qualities of Exceptional Architectural Design

There are a few key elements that stand out as the foundation of any great building. Here’s a quick guide to the stand-out elements of architectural design in NJ. Sustainability: This refers to the inclusion of technology and design elements that help create buildings that have a lower carbon footprint, are more affordable to maintain, and are energy-efficient to keep running costs down. Making this a priority in the design stage is a great way for businesses to keep long-term […]

29 Jan 2018
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What Is A Full-Service Architect?

Hiring an architect is a new experience for many clients and having a rewarding relationship means gaining an understanding of their fees and the services they provide. Here’s some insight into what it means to be a full-service architect. The Role of an Architect  Before we start, there are a few misconceptions about architectural services that should be cleared up. Firstly, most houses are not designed by an architect and are either built by developers or building contractors (although these […]