Housable ADU Project Case Study:

Garage Conversion in Seaside, CA

Housable ADU Project Case Study:

Garage Conversion in Seaside, CA



Project Summary

This Garage Conversion in Seaside, CA was completed in 6 months and had a final cost of $110,000. We provided design and permitting services for this project through completion for $3,125. Assuming the standard market rate for architectural design services at 8 percent of total project cost, this project would have normally paid about $8,800 for design and engineering fees before starting construction. Instead, the homeowner saved $5,675 before starting construction with our ADU Permit Set solution.


Project Details
Completed Project
ADU Type:
Garage Conversion
ADU Size:
490 sq ft., 1 bedroom
Project Location:
Seaside, CA
Project Timeline:
6 months
Project Cost:
$110,000
Architectural Design Fees
Market Rate
Architecture Fees:
$8,800
Percentage of Project Cost:
8.00%
Housable Fees
Design + Permitting
ADU Permit Set:
$3,125
Percentage of Project Cost:
2.84%

Net Savings With Housable:
$5,675

Project Scope:

CONVERT EXISTING 490 SQFT ONE STORY DETACHED ACCESSORY BUILDING TO AN ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT. NO CHANGES TO SITE DRAINAGE. NO GROUND DISTURBANCE.

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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