We provide a full design services by

following  industry standards & phases of design. 

step 1-

             Pre-Design including:

                                   data collecting and programming,

                                   zoning and code analysis,

                                   site analysis,

                                   existing conditions review,

                                   feasibility consulting

step 2

             Schematic Design including:

                                  design approach

                                  budgeting

                                  planning review

                                  project evaluation

                                  material selection

step  3

             Design Development:

                                 design refinement

                                 consultants coordination

                                 product sourcing

step 4 

            Construction documents including:

                                 detailing 

                                 construction drawings

                                 specifications

                                 project consultants coordination

                                 contractor coordination

step 5 (optional)

           Contract administration:

                                 permit expediting

                                 bidding

                                 shop drawings review

                                 consultant coordination

                                 bid review

                                 payout review

step 6 (optional)

            Post construction:

                                field project documentation

                                post construction services 

Design Process and Project Compensation

Design schematic.#2.jpg

Design Process and Project Delivery

Design schematic.#1.jpg

DESIGN  COMPENSATION  AND DESIGN TIME

Design price is based on industry standards and  final project delivery / construction price Standard charges Architectural 4% ;  MEP 4%

Dwellings, Single Family    (Tract)

Typical construction cost range: $90 to $190

Average cost: $115 sq. ft. (not including site work)

Average floor area: 2,300 sq. ft.

 

Average total time for design: 23 hours

Average total design time per 1,000 sq. ft: 10 hours

 

53% of project charges at lump sum

32% charges at hourly rates or hourly cost-plus profit

6% charges at percentage of construction

Family Restaurant Family Restaurant Dinning Original building has been erected back 1958 as a small restaurant to fill up a local needs, since than many small updated has been provided by a different owners. In 2007 existing interior and exterior building has been redesign and rebuild by our crew serving local communities as a great place to visit and spend quality family time. (Mabenka restaurant, 7902 S. Cicero Ave.  Burbank IL)  

Dwellings, Single Family    (Developer, Luxury)

Typical construction cost range: $180 to $230

Average cost: $140 sq. ft. (not including site work)

Average floor area: 3,800 sq. ft.

 

Average total time for design: 45 hours

Average total design time per 1,000 sq. ft: 11.9 hours

 

51% of project charges at lump sum

36% charges at hourly rates or hourly cost plus profit

7% charges at percentage of construction

Dwellings, Single Family    (Custom, Luxury)

Typical construction cost range: $190 to $350

Average cost: $200 sq. ft. (not including site work)

Average floor area: 4,300 sq. ft.

 

Average total time for design: 155 hours

Average total design time per 1,000 sq. ft: 36.0 hours

 

48% of project charges at lump sum

39% charges at hourly rates or hourly cost plus profit

7% charges at percentage of construction

Commercial Buildings /Banks,  Savings and Loans               

Typical construction cost range: $98 to $195

Average cost: $278 sq. ft. (not including site work)

Average floor area: 8,560 sq. ft.

 

Average total time for design: 348 hours

Average total design time per 1,000 sq. ft: 40.7 hours

 

Average time Pre-design and Site Analysis: 96 hours

Average time for Schematics and Design Development: 252 hours

Office Building

Low-Rise/Mid-Rise             

Typical construction cost range: $120 to $195

Average floor area: 49,900 sq. ft.

 

Average total time for design: 528 hours

Average total design time per 1,000 sq. ft: 10.6 hours

 

Average time Predesign and Site Analysis: 150 hours

Average time for Schematics and Design Development: 378 hours

FLAT FEE PROJECTS  (CHICAGO METRO AREA)

Zoning analysis residential district $850.0; Zoning analysis commercial district $2,500.0  

Single Family Dwelling Architectural design- new              start from $2,450 .0     (up to 999 sq.ft.*)  

Gut Rehab Project (Single Family)                                    start from $2,850.0      (up to 999 sq.ft.*)

Exterior open wood Porch _ 2 story                                     $1,850.0

Exterior open Steel Porch _2 story                                       $2,220.0

Enclosed porch (wood or steel_2 story)                             $2,650.0

Notes: * Gross area (including basement, crawl space, garage, storage etc.)

MEP contracting (architectural engineering design) 

Structural: $1.5 sq. ft; Electrical: $1.0 sq.ft.; Mechanical: $1.0 sq.ft.; Plumbing $0.95 sq.ft.

 

Expediting Services.: Residential ($950.0) Commercial (1,700.0)