Fixed Fees Due to the very fluid
nature of the design process, fixed fees are based on a clearly
definable scope of work. Typically, fixed fees tend to be marginally
higher, but they offer inherent protection.
Hourly Rate Most of our projects are conducted upon an
hourly rate, but the designers I work with have a comfort level with
our abilities. Hourly rates are also typically used for emergency
situations where the support going in may not be clearly definable. All
research and shopping projects are hourly.
Estimates / Contracts We are available to review and provide estimates upon request. Contracts provided upon defined scope of services.
Engineering Mechanical/ HVAC, Electrical//Voice/Data,
Plumbing, Structural and Lighting engineering fees are based upon
review of a clearly defined scope of work; to be provided by identified
licensed personnel. All NYCDOB and all engineering services are cost /plus as determined by the expeditor and/or engineer.
Reimbursables Reasonable out of
pocket expenses directly related to the project, including supplies and
materials, will be passed on directly to the client at cost.
Purchasing Direct purchases made
on behalf of and with the client’s approval will be given the full
benefit of any discounts available to the designer. A 20 percent
commission will then be added. For some purposes, payment prior to
delivery may be required. Purchases within NY State are subject to