130 Northampton, MA 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 Northampton, MA project, from initial sketches through final construction. Learn more about how to choose the right design-build professionals for your home project below: More 
Suffield, CT, 06078
24 miles from Northampton
The Taylor Bryan Company strives to set the standard of excellence in all aspects of design, building and client service. Providing the highest levels of craftsmanship in the... Read More
East Longmeadow, MA, 01028
20 miles from Northampton
Laplante Construction Inc. has 40+ years of experience and trusted relationships as a leading construction services company focusing on whole house renovations, new home... Read More
Gaylordsville, CT, 06755
50 miles from Northampton
Construction and building began when I was just learning how to walk. My grandfather, whom I lived with, owned and operated his own excavation company in Wilton, and my uncle—who... Read More
Lyman Kitchens (860) 436-6553
Newington, CT, 06111
45 miles from Northampton
Dedicated, Determined, Deliver. Those three words exemplify what you can expect from Lyman Kitchens. We are dedicated to providing you with quality products and craftsmanship.... Read More
Simsbury, CT, 06070
33 miles from Northampton
For 40 years we've helped our clients manage one of their most important assets........their home. We are a design-build remodeling firm specializing in Kitchen and Bath, but... Read More
West Hartford, CT, 06119
40 miles from Northampton
Residential Remodeling Design Build Read More
Kenzer Furniture (802) 387-2347
Putney, VT, 05346
50 miles from Northampton
Furniture & Cabinetry Designed & Made to Order Read More
Northampton, MA, 01060
Since 1991, we've built our business by providing creative design solutions for the most challenging remodeling projects. Whether you’re planning a family room or sunroom... Read More
Westfield, MA, 01085
14 miles from Northampton
Kitchens, bathrooms, flooring, tiling, additions, decks, windows Read More
Woodstock, CT, 06281
42 miles from Northampton
Welcome to Woodstock Building Associates, LLC. With thirty-five successful years of operation and a team of experienced professionals, WBA is an established leader in custom... Read More
Shrewsbury, MA, 01545
48 miles from Northampton
At Harvey Remodeling LLC we bring an integrated team of designers and builders to both develop and build your remodeling project. Our clients tell us that this process... Read More
Fine Lines (508) 347-3645
sturbridge, MA, 01566
33 miles from Northampton
In 2001, after 20 years of working for others as a cabinet and furniture maker, Paul Girouard founded Fine Lines so he could have the freedom to create pieces that would make the... Read More
Barron & Jacobs (413) 586-8998
Northampton, MA, 01060
Since 1986, Barron & Jacobs has been providing a full range of renovation services for both home and business, in the Pioneer Valley and beyond. Our trademark specialty is... Read More
Rindge, NH, 03461
44 miles from Northampton
Alusta Construction specializes in the design and construction of custom finished basement projects that allow you to make your home truly unique. We are a design firm with in... Read More
Chaplin, CT, 06235
45 miles from Northampton
Select Construction, LLC is a design-build company servicing all of Eastern Connecticut. 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 Massachusetts 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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