76 Lancaster, NY Design-Build Firms

When building a new house, people often turn to architects to kick off the project. However, a different model is becoming quite popular: design-build. Instead of dividing tasks between separate architecture and construction companies, you can hire a full-service firm to design and build your entire Lancaster, NY project, from initial sketches through final construction. Learn more about how to choose the right design-build professionals for your home project below: More 
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, L5N2S6, Canada
46 miles from Lancaster
Polmaster Ceramic Tile Center is Ontario's one stop shop for all of your tile and installation needs. We carry thousands of types and varieties of tiles. We specialize in both... Read More
Mountainview Homes (905) 688-3100
Thorold, Ontario, L2V 4Y6, Canada
31 miles from Lancaster
Niagaras Largest Custom Home Builder Read More
Orchard Park, NY, 14127
11 miles from Lancaster
Residential remodeler Read More
Imagine This Design Group (716) 812-5482
Buffalo, NY, 14225
5 miles from Lancaster
Residential and Commercial complete design build services. Read More
Lancaster, NY, 14086
Increase your curb appeal with help from the roofing contractors at HomeTeck Roofing & Remodeling, based in Buffalo, New York. Whether you're looking to improve your home or... Read More
Timber & Stoneworks (585) 721-1486
Avon, NY, 14414
48 miles from Lancaster
Residential design/build firm. Read More
Beautiful Homes By Thomas (716) 837-3084
Buffalo, NY, 14214
9 miles from Lancaster
For 35 years, Beautful Homes by Thomas (BHBT) continues to service Western New York home owners with experienced craftsmen, reliable services, and affordable prices. Our... Read More
Buffalo, NY, 14202
11 miles from Lancaster
Mr. Louis' 29+ years of professional practice and expertise, the firm provides responsive service and aesthetically pleasing, cost effective design. Projects are delivered on time... Read More
RCS Architecture PLLC (716) 677-4700
Orchard Park, NY, 14127
11 miles from Lancaster
RCS Architecture is a Buffalo, N.Y. based, full service architecture firm, committed to design excellence, comprehensive project delivery and thoughtful attention to each project.... Read More
Buffalo, NY, 14213
12 miles from Lancaster
The Frizlen Group has provided design excellence and quality service for our clients, both nationally and internationally. We work to achieve innovative solutions to design... Read More
Buffalo, NY, 14202
11 miles from Lancaster
Peterdi PietroArchitect (716) 326-6221
Westfield, NY, 14787
50 miles from Lancaster
HIP Development (703) 856-5068
Hamburg, NY, 14075
15 miles from Lancaster
Developer, Investment partner for design build investment properties. Read More
Blackbox Creative (716) 656-7164
Cheektowaga, NY, 14227
4 miles from Lancaster
Interior Design/Build & Project Management, Kitchen Cabinets & Custom Millwork Read More
BUFFALO, NY, 14225
5 miles from Lancaster
INTERIOR DESIGN FIRM Read More
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What is a design-build firm?


Design-build firms take on the responsibilities of architects, contractors and construction companies, all under one roof. These full-service firms focus on a streamlined process — from the initial design to the estimating phase to physical construction — in the hope of creating an efficient experience for both the client and the company. Because the entire project is happening within one company, design-build firms are able to overlap the design and construction phases of the project, which oftens speeds up the project significantly. In addition, these firms work to minimize risks for the project owner through single-point responsibility contracts. However, depending on the firm, you may still want to contact an interior designer or architect to help create the exact look you want.

Before deciding on a design-and-build firm, think about what you want from your new home. Do you want a large kitchen for entertaining? Do you need several bedrooms for children and guests? Do you want a finished basement for extra space or storage? Look for New York design-build firms that specialize in the areas you're looking for. Budget is obviously a determining factor in the outcome of your project. To make sure you stay within your means, consider making a must-have list and a wish list. Gauge where the estimates are falling to determine which design-and-build contract can realistically strike the balance between the two.

Questions to ask a prospective design-builder:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • Are the workers employees or subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Who is your designer, and what are his or her qualifications?
  • Are your employees licensed and insured?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • When can this job get done?
  • What happens when cost exceeds the budget? What about changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

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