Ever Wonder What the Process of Designing a Building is? An Explanation from the Boss:

Typical Phases of Architectural Services (Along with Description of Basic Services Provided) 1.  Schematic Design:  Programming Services, Site Analysis, Regulatory Analysis, Preliminary Design 2.  Design Development:  Floor Plans, Exterior Elevations, Site Plan, Scope of Work, Preliminary Pricing 3.  Contract Documents:  Value Engineering and Completed Working Drawings and Specifications 4.  Bid Administration:  Assistance with Final Construction … Continue reading »

An Introduction to Historic Tax Credit Incentives

OVERVIEW State and Federal Historic Tax Credits can provide a significant financial incentive to a property owner who undertakes a renovation to their historic residential or commercial property. Commercial historic renovation projects can receive a credit equal to 45% of eligible construction costs, 20% of which can be sold to a third party. Residential historic … Continue reading »