Capabilities

Creating better communities.

North Arrow Partners advocates for the clients and projects we believe in. Innovative housing for those with disabilities. Accessible, safe apartments for seniors. Creative energy design and sustainability for families. 

With highly detailed specialty insights on ADA compliance, thorough knowledge of rules, codes and regulations, and strategic, creative vision, our passion has earned us a reputation as experts in building projects that truly advance communities.

From Big Picture to Granular Compliance.

With North Arrow Partners you get: 

  • Large-scale site planning concepts to create neighborhoods;
  • Optimal placement of structures and spaces;
  • Highly detailed specialty insights on ADA compliance;
  • Thorough knowledge of building structural systems and typologies.

Each and every project benefits from the personal involvement of our firm principals, plus specialty team members.

That means superior quality control that eliminates surprises (we hate those too).

Full Architectural / General Contracting Services

Pre-Design:

Evaluation of existing buildings

Site analysis and land planning

Pre-design/feasibility studies

Zoning and code studies of existing or proposed facilities

Zoning and City Council Presentations

Programming and preliminary space planning

Schematic Drawings

Definition of project scope, budget and schedule

Cost estimating based on real/current labor and material costs

Meeting minutes

Interior design and space planning.

Criteria development:  Site work, MEP, Fire protection, Structures, ADA

Color perspective rendering.

Design Development:

Specifications

Design drawings:

Structural                 Architectural

Plumbing                  HVAC

Electrical                   Landscaping

Site Lighting             Civil Engineering

Construction Documents / Permit Drawings:

Comprehensive code analysis

Analysis for compliance with funding resource requirements

ADA/IAC analysis

Material data analysis

Shop drawing review

Quality control/drawing consistency

Construction Management / General Contracting:

Bidding and contract negotiation

Management of trades / subcontractors

Construction observation

Contract payment disbursement

Project closeout

Condition survey / physical needs assessments:

Existing building system analysis

Cost estimating for assessed condition / recommended repairs / replacements

As-built survey (CAD)

ADA interior and/or exterior compliance analysis