Types of Redevelopment Cost

Types of Redevelopment Cost Budgeting is always a key concern on any homeowners’ mind, especially when it comes to big projects like redevelopments, which are slightly different from your typical renovations of HDBs and condominiums. A redevelopment project invovles major structural changes to your property, such as a wing extension to your bungalow or major overhauls on a multi-unit estate. The team of exprts at Trace Design | Build have broken down the key cost drivers of…

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Redevelopment Design Brief

Redevelopment Design Brief Defining Your Needs For own residence? For investment? This is the most fundamental consideration when building a new house. The owner’s needs determines how the future house is developed. These are 5 key queries that a home owner needs to know. Number of occupants staying in the house. How many levels are required? Attic and Basement? What kind of rooms are needed? Study, Living Room? How large should each of these rooms to be? What features should be present in…

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Selecting a Good Builder

Selecting a Good Builder Finding the right builder can be difficult for home owners who do not have referrals from anyone. However, we have a few tips on how to find and select a good builder. 1. Positive Review from Past Home Owner. Firstly, reviews of the builder’s previous clients can be one of the way to gauge the builder’s credibility as previous home owners have already experience working with the builder. 2. Good Track Record Finding a builder with a good track record and experience in…

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How Does Design & Build Benefit Owners

How does Design & Build benefits Owners? 1. Increased Time Savings By overlapping design and construction timelines, a Design|Build firm can provide shorter building periods. Our account executives will be able to liaise effectively with our design and construction teams at the same time to reduce dead time within the project. A traditional approach requires the design team to finish their design plans before a construction team can be found to commence work on the plans. That’s why our…

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Difference between “Design & Build” & “Design-Bid-Build”

Difference between “Design & Build” & “Design-Bid-Build” Design & Build and Design-Bid-Build are two very different construction delivery methods used in today’s construction society. Design & Build Design & Build is a method to deliver a project in which the design and construction services are contracted by a single entity known as the design-builder. Design–Build relies on a single point of responsibility contract and is used to minimize risks for…

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