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Commercial Projects - Services & Fees

We offer the following comprehensive architectural services :

  • Pre-Design
    • Feasability studies
    • Site selection / analysis
    • Programming ( project requirements, goals & budget )
    • Site & building documentation
    • Existing condition drawings
    • Building code & zoning research
    • ADA / ANSI Accessibilty compliance
  • Planning
    • Masterplanning / project phasing
    • Site & landscape planning
    • Interior / space planning
  • Conceptual & Preliminary Design
    • Site design
    • Building or addition design
    • Interior design
    • Presentation drawings ( 2-dimensional / 3-dimensional / renderings )
    • Product / material / finish selections
    • Presentation and representation for planning & zoning board reviews / variances and architectural & historic commission reviews 
  • Design Development and Construction Documents
    • Systems design and engineering
      • Structural
      • Mechanical / Electrical / Plumbing
      • Lighting
    • Construction ( permit ) drawings
    • Project Manual
      • Bid forms
      • Specifications
  • Construction Contract Administration
    • Permit application assistance
    • Bid packages and tabulations
    • Shop drawings and submittals review
    • Construction progress observation and field reports
    • Construction meetings and substantial completion 'punch-list'
  • Post Construction
    • 'As-built' documentation
    • Drawings for 'Certificate of Occupancy'

Commercial Fees

Each client and every project is unique and as such, they require a specific and selected combination and scope of services. Please inquire as to which services are necessary and appropriate to plan, design and construct your project.

Fixed Fee

The majority of our services are performed with fixed fee agreements. The fee is established based on the scope & extent of the work and the time & tasks required to complete the project. Many commercial projects require consulting engineers ( structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing ) and interior design services. Fees for projects generally range from 6 to 12 % of the construction cost.

Hourly Fee

We typically reserve hourly fees for very small projects with a limited scope of work, quick design studies or sketches, or planning phases with an undefined scope of work. Current hourly rates are as follows :

Architect - $90.00 hr
Draftperson - $76.00 hr
Office / Travel - $58.00 hr