PERCENTAGE BREAKDOWN:

Where applicable Brave New Eco works in collaboration with an architectural building designer to design the renovation and extension so that the interior, built, landscape and sustainable retrofit changes can be realised in a cohesive and functional way.  Our combined fees are between 8-12% of the project value depending on the overall value and scope. We are happy to discuss your particular needs and the best way to achieve the outcome you desire, so please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.

Our project percentage rates are on a sliding scale depending on the size of the project. 

STAGE ONE and TWO: Concept and detailed design is calculated at a sliding scale percentage rate of the value of the project works to the nearest $25,000. 

STAGE THREE: Contract administration is calculated at 5% +GST of the project cost/ OR $2000+GST per month for the duration of build, to be confirmed with client. 

The design fees are outside the build budget. These rates are subject to change. 


For project values of:

$700,000 + the percentage rate is 8%    =$56,000+GST

$400,000 + the percentage rate is 10%     =$40,000+GST

$375,000 the percentage rate is 10.5%  =$39,375+GST

$350,000 the percentage rate is 11%     =$38,500+GST

$325,000 the percentage rate is 11.5%  =$37,375+GST

$300,000 the percentage rate is 12%     =$36,000+GST

$275,000 the percentage rate is 13%     =$35,750+GST

$250,000 the percentage rate is 14%     =$35,000+GST

$225,000 the percentage rate is 14.5%  =$32,625+GST

$200,000 the percentage rate is 15%     =$30,000+GST

$175,000 the percentage rate is 17%     =$29,750+GST

$150,000 the percentage rate is 18%     =$27,000+GST

$125,000 the percentage rate is 19%     =$23,750+GST

$100,000 the percentage rate is 20%     =$20,000+GST


A discount of up to 2% on the percentage rate is applicable to offset the permit/ construction documentation costs depending on scope of works and permits required to complete them. This is established during development of the brief/ design concept.


EXAMPLE DESIGN FEE: $150,000 the percentage rate is 18% = $27,000- 2% percentage rate ($3000)  =$24,000 +GST


ALL PERCENTAGE RATES ARE SHOWN EXCLUSIVE OF GST, GST IS APPLICABLE.