Housable ADU Project Case Study:

Garage Conversion in Oakland, CA

Housable ADU Project Case Study:

Garage Conversion in Oakland, CA



Project Summary

This Garage Conversion in Oakland, CA was completed in 14 months and had a final cost of $89,000. We provided design and permitting services for this project through completion for $2,925. Assuming the standard market rate for architectural design services at 8 percent of total project cost, this project would have normally paid about $7,120 for design and engineering fees before starting construction. Instead, the homeowner saved $4,195 before starting construction with our ADU Permit Set solution.


Project Details
Completed Project
ADU Type:
Garage Conversion
ADU Size:
357 sq. ft., studio, 1 bath
Project Location:
Oakland, CA
Project Timeline:
14 months
Project Cost:
$89,000
Architectural Design Fees
Market Rate
Architecture Fees:
$7,120
Percentage of Project Cost:
8.00%
Housable Fees
Design + Permitting
ADU Permit Set:
$2,925
Percentage of Project Cost:
3.29%
Net Savings With Housable:
$4,195

Project Scope:

CONVERSION OF EXISTING STRUCTURE (GARAGE) INTO ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT.

Project Layout:

See an early ADU Design for the project below. Customers may provide mark ups to request changes and confirm information about their project throughout the process.

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