Integrated Design/build

Preliminary Consulting > Property Evaluation > Planning > Design > Approvals > Build


Preliminary Consulting

We offer a one hour free consultation on any project. We can help you understanding the process from start to finish, provide expert advice at any stage of your project and steer you in the right direction. We look forward to hearing from you.

Property Evaluation

If you are looking for a property, we will be pleased to assist you in evaluating what can and can't be done with the properties you're considering. If you have a property, we can help you explore the possibilities, again steering you in the right direction.

Planning 

At this stage, we work with you to define the project and provide you with a proposal for our work on the project. We also assist you in establishing a project schedule so that you can plan ahead and know what will be happening when, and what funds will be required at what time, allowing you to move forward with a well defined plan physically, logistically and financially.

Design

This is the most exciting time for both the client and Garand. We work with you to crystalise and document  your needs, goals, wishes, dreams and budget constraints. We then develop the best possible solution in the form of a conceptual design and share it with you. Based on your input, we continue to explore and refine the conceptual design until you are 100% satisfied. At this point we forge ahead and develop detailed technical drawings and specifications that will be used to apply for permits, allow us and/or other contractors to provide accurate pricing and ultimately to build out the project.

Approvals

If the project must deviate from Municipal By-laws, the first step is an application to the Committee of Adjustments requesting the required relief from the By-laws. We have substantial experience and a strong track record of success in this area. The final step is to submit a permit application with the Municipal building department . We manage the approvals process for you, and keep you well informed of the expected time frame, feedback and results. 

Build

​While our main focus is design excellence, we have established relationships with selected builders who can complete your project on time, on budget and to the highest standards.

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