As exciting as building a new project is, it does require a lot of work. To avoid the hassle of hiring each professional and supervising their work yourself, opting for a turn-key solution can be the perfect decision. When a single firm is hired to manage the entire building project, from checking on zoning to the new home’s interior design, not only will it save a lot of headaches but also time and money.
To ensure a successful commercial project, getting the right architect for the job is essential, as explained in our previous blogs, and it is important to understand the architectural costs involved. It does not mean, though, that it is necessary to get the most expensive or the most experienced professional in town. Read on to find out how architectural fees are calculated and how it is possible to save on some of the costs.
Choosing an architect becomes a very important task, since the selected architect will do much more than produce the drawings. A highly experienced professional, who at the same time is a skilled communicator, is needed to carry out all the work required to deal with zoning bylaws, building codes, coordination among the different engineers, besides contractors’ bids, as you progress with the construction of your building.
While the most logical choice might be to ask around for a recommendation, there are several other ways of going about finding an architect – the right one – for your project.
Hiring an architect makes a lot of sense – contrary to what many may think, they do much more than draw building blueprints. This professional will not only support you during the indispensable building permit application process, but also embody your vision for your building while saving you lots of headaches.
If you did choose a headache-free route of going about your construction, then there are two options to explore, depending on the extent of involvement you are ready to commit to. For commercial buildings, VArchitect offers you two packages.
So you have a piece of land and you are ready to build your new commercial project.. Not so fast! There is a series of steps to take before any construction can begin. Even before you can get your hands on a building permit – which will allow you to start building – there is zoning, financing, surveying, architectural and engineering work to deal with.
“How can I achieve a successful, profitable commercial project?” If you are a landowner or a commercial owner, you might have asked yourself this question many times. It doesn’t have to be an unattainable dream. We’ve provided many such a project in Toronto and its Greater Area.