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Prime Architect’s practice began with small commercial development projects within our local metro area and has government projects throughout the U.S. Our most recent work has been centered on development and A/E services provided to agencies such as the VA, GSA, and DoD.
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Our architectural services include the standard phases of design: conceptual design, schematic design, design development, construction documents, bidding/negotiation, and construction administration. For more information on each of these phases, please see our recent blog post “Phases of an Architectural Design Project” or click here to contact us for more information.
Additional architectural services we offer include the following: programming, space planning, master planning, site evaluation and planning, code-research and compliance, measured drawings, building information modeling, civil engineering, landscape design, interior design, detailed cost estimating, as-designed record drawings, as-constructed record drawings, telecommunications/data design, sustainable design, fast-track design services, historic preservation, and furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) design.
Lavastida Development Group dba Prime Architects, provides comprehensive Facility Operations Services for government-owned buildings that currently range in size from 9,000 square feet to 275,000 square feet. We offer diversified quality management services for all aspects of building management, including complete mechanical maintenance, HVAC maintenance and repair, and comprehensive janitorial, security, and grounds services.
Prime Architects currently holds contracts to provides facilities support services to the following government agencies: General Services Administration (GSA): 816,000 GSF (gross square feet), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): 79,000 GSF.
Project feasibility services are pre-design services Prime Architects offers to our commercial clients. These services are intended for commercial property owners in the early stages of a redevelopment project and help to determine the true potential of a property. We evaluate how owners can get the quality, design and function they are desiring while adhering to their budget.
Prime Architects can help to answer such questions as:
- What floor plan would allow the maximum use of available space?
- Do I need a building permit?
- Which local general contractors should I consider?
- What is the anticipated cost?
- How long will construction take?
- What are the zoning requirements and limitations?
- Is my property located in a TIF (Tax Increment Finance) District?
- Are there historical designations/regulations to consider?