Our firm follows all the guidelines for a quality final product. It also encourages creative approaches throughout the entire design development process. We follow the New York City Building Code; Housing Maintenance Code; Zoning Resolution; Local Law 58 Accessibility Standards, and any particular program requirement. Our projects also meet Federal, State & City environmental laws.
We work hand in hand with developers, city agencies and community partners to strengthen neighborhoods with affordable high quality housing. We follow HPD guidelines with evolving technology and practices to achieve all their standard’s goals in every project.
In these multifamily housing projects (often referred to as Mod Rehab) which are buildings eligible for renewal, we also meet the program’s housing quality standards in the process of upgrading buildings and preserving house stock.
In the request for proposal (best known by its acronym RFP) we help our clients submit a final product developed under the required guidelines of each specific RFP, rendering extensive documentation with a quick turnaround time. We supply them with high quality graphics that aides their final proposal with plans, details & 3D renderings reflecting and visualizing their company’s criteria.
Request for Proposals
Construction related activities, including:
Project preparation and construction scheduling
Cost estimating and budget projections
Project bidding and negotiations
Site inspections and reporting
Requisition and change order preparation and negotiations
Owners project representative services (OPR)
Includes involvement with
lending institutions, owners for various services, as follows:
Monitoring architect for lending institutions involved in construction projects
Building evaluation, scope of work, and cost estimates for properties
Existing conditions reports for potential building purchasers
Review and responses to architects plans for work proposed in co-op buildings
for individual owners
Independent inspections and reports on the quality and legality of contract
documents and construction
Expert testimony in housing litigation.