The Secret to Functional & Elegant Kitchen Design in your Manhattan Apartment? An Experienced Design Build Firm

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Prewar Apartment Combination – 230 Central Park West, NYC


There are dozens of reasons you might decide to renovate the kitchen in your NYC apartment. Perhaps you want a cleaner, more modern space. Maybe you would like to entertain more frequently. Or, it could just be time for a change.

Regardless of your reasoning, we don’t think you should consider taking on the project without a design build firm to help you out. You could say we are biased, of course, but that doesn’t mean we are wrong. To help you understand why, let’s look at a few of the reasons why design build firms and NYC kitchen design are a perfect fit!

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Perfect Prewar Apartment Makeover – E 68th St. NYC


Working with Small NYC Apartment Kitchens Can Be a Real Challenge

When you have seen as many tiny NYC Apartment kitchens as we have, you will come to understand that things like space, light, and ventilation come at a premium. That’s particularly true when you’re moving elements like sinks and appliances around. It takes a trained eye to see the potential that can be found in a small area with the right design.

Don’t forget: your kitchen isn’t just a place to cook and do dishes. It’s also an area where guests will travel through, and a space that affects the flow of your home. A design build firm will have the best experience to provide ideas and solutions for helping you optimize this space!


Working with a Design Build Firm Simplifies the Kitchen Renovation Process

Even putting aside the technical aspects of moving cabinets and pipes in a small space, there are a lot of challenges that come with renovating the kitchen and NYC apartment. For instance, getting permits and approvals, checking building codes, and logistics of material deliveries and trade contractor schedules can be a nightmare.

Your design build partner can help you cut through the red tape and simplify this process. All you have to worry about is deciding what it should be and then watch the results come to life.


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Traditional Kitchen & Ground Floor Patio Transformation – W 93rd St, NYC


A Design Build Specialist Can Help You Create Realistic Budgets and Schedules

There is an irony to NYC apartment kitchen designs. They frequently take longer and cost more than they are supposed if you are not working with an expert.

Your design build specialist will have experience in this area and can help you put together realistic plans and budgets. Their project management expertise matters to coordinate and manage contractors and suppliers so you don’t have to deal with unnecessary hassles or delays.


It’s All about Getting the Perfectly-Designed NYC Kitchen

Your kitchen renovation project isn’t just about moving a few things around – it’s about improving your home and adding value to one of your biggest investments. Don’t you want someone who will approach the job as a custom project rather than making cookie-cutter upgrades?

You want the perfectly designed NYC kitchen. To get there you have to avoid the trap of being paralyzed by having too many decisions to make or getting bogged down in the details. Hire the right design build partner to plan and supervise the process and you’ll probably be very thankful you did later.


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Prewar Renovation – W 77th St., NYC


Will Your New Kitchen Be Everything You Are Dreaming of?

Paula McDonald has decades of experience creating and building design build apartment kitchen renovation projects in New York City. If you want to get past simple changes and see your vision for a luxury kitchen come to life, contact her today to schedule an initial consultation.


We’ll Organize the Workflow and Manage Contractors and suppliers.

If you want the job done right, besides hiring the right Design Build firm, you have to have the right Contractors and sources to get the job done. That’s what a Design Build company does best, since they execute building what is designed. If you want your renovation finished on time and within budget, you need someone with New York City apartment renovation experience to supervise the various contractors and suppliers and work with the building in a seamless way.


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