Although we work on a variety of fee arrangements, most residential projects are undertaken on a time and disbursements basis up to and not to exceed a percentage fee, based on the final cost of the project including all internal fitout, external works and landscaping (exc gst). We adopt this approach as it is the fairest means of remuneration for the work we actually design, document and administer during construction.

The percentage fee for a full services commission on a new domestic project ranges from 9-14% depending on the value of the project and the level of finish. Alterations and additions generally attract an additional fee depending on the complexity of the works and the degree of alteration. Multi unit residential projects generally attract a lesser fee in the range of 4-9% depending the value of the project, the number of units, the degree of repetition and the level of finish and detail.

We also work on a lump sum fee basis for a defined stage or specific scope of work.

We are able to provide partial services as may be required although we do not encourage this approach as we maintain the most successful projects are the result of the architect maintaining a close involvement throughout the entire design, documentation and construction process.

Should you require any further information, please contact our office.

Whilst our fees are consistent with the industry standard we provide a high level of skill and expertise and an even higher level of client service.