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8 Hidden Costs Renovating A Boston Brownstone

March 27th, 2018
So you’ve purchased a Boston brownstone. Brace yourself for 8 hidden costs of renovating a Boston brownstone. There may be some unexpected costs associated with owning this charming relic. These are old buildings and worth preserving their ancient charm. In most cases, you don’t have a choice. The local National Registry of Historic Places has a few requirements. But don’t worry. We’ll prepare you for what’s ahead.
 
Connaughton Construction has been helping property owners for over 30 years get through the journey you are about to embark upon. For historic homeowners who may have a vision of designing your dream brownstone, we’ll discuss a few hurdles to clear. But you’re an optimist. That’s why you’ve chosen a brownstone to renovate, right?

8 Hidden Costs Renovating A Boston BrownstoneAs John Connaughton, the President of Waltham, MA a construction management company Connaughton Construction, puts it, while brownstone renovation can sound exciting and even fun at the outset, “the cost will be greater than you think, and the process will take longer than you think.” While this is true of most real estate restorations and facelifts, brownstones are special. Here are the unexpected costs to prepare for before you take on your own project, and a few tips to avoid headaches along the way.

Forming the Right team for a Boston Brownstone renovation

You want to open up the floorplan or replace the kitchen? Assemble the right team—everyone from the architect, contractor, to the structural engineer. When people get this part wrong, they spend the most money and time on their projects. Brownstone owners on a budget often feel tempted to use companies that charge less because they have less experience renovating historic properties. But trying to save money the wrong way is the most costly mistake to make.

Connaughton’s recommendation to homeowners is, “hire an architect who has experience with other brownstones or historic properties. These projects typically cost around $300 and $400 per square foot,” according to Connaughton. John warns that renovators should be wary of anyone offering a price below $300 per square foot—the experienced architect, who’ll likely charge the higher price, will guarantee to save you future mishaps, wasted money, and time. A qualified architect will also help you recruit the right team. You can check on each individual’s work and references to make sure their clients had a good experience. In the beginning, it’s all about the right professionals, the right process, and the right methodology.

Brownstone Renovation Require Inspections, Permits, & Approvals

If this is your first time renovating in Boston, what surprises new brownstone owners the most is the number of approvals.  This is where the architect and the construction manager are worth their weight. Having them in your corner can deflect a lot of the red tape. They know what and when to submit permits to the Inspectional Services. They’ve made the connections and built relationships with people in the NRHP, DOB, BLC and IS. 

The first step is finding out if your house is on the NRHP National Register of Historic Places. You’ll need permits from the Department of Buildings (DOB) for most interior and exterior work.  The most challenging approvals are changes to the exterior;  doors, windows, masonry, roofing, roof deck, and railings. Brownstones in landmark historic districts need to go through the Boston’s Landmarks Commission. The sooner you reach out to them, the faster you receive approvals for your renovations.

When acquiring a work permit, prepare for the DOB to charge you a nominal fee. A job priced between $100,001 and $150,000 will cost you $1,000 in permitting fees, according to the Landmarks Commission. Boston calculates $10 for every $1000 in renovation costs, or 1% of the construction fees.

Changing Occupancy of a Brownstone

 We’ve seen the previous renovation of Boston homes spend about $9,000 when changing a brownstone’s Occupancy  Changing from a multifamily to a single family. Changing from a single family to 3-family is more involved because it involves zoning changes and goes through the Zoning Board of Appeals. Additional changes such as residential to commercial or vice versa go through the Certificate of Occupancy and zoning changes.

Shoring up the structure

You’ve likely hired an inspector to check out the facade and foundation walls before you purchased your brownstone. If the property has no recent renovations, it’s likely you’ll need to upgrade the structure for modern use. These are old buildings and major structural problems can occur from past changes. If your brownstone was a single-family, then broken up into multi-family units, the structural work often suffers.

Consider the case of a Boston resident we spoke with. They’re in the midst of converting a four-family, five-story townhouse into a single-family. They need to replace the beams and the staircase in the process. It’s a high-end renovation. She and her husband are spending about $110,000 to replace the staircase through all five floors with expensive mahogany to match the original staircase built in the house. Add $100,000 for a mix of steel and wood structural beams. Replacing the stairs, a common project for homes that need structural upgrades can cost upwards of $12,000 for a pre-fab staircase or  a metal staircase. The price goes upwards of $20,000 for a wooden staircase.

Finding asbestos

Finding asbestos is a hot issue and is often associated with unexpected costs during the renovation. If you find asbestos during demolition, removal is required. It typically costs around $500. 

If your builder finds asbestos in one or two rooms, it won’t be a long project. It is likely you can continue to live in your home. For large-scale removal, it may take a week or longer and might require you to find new lodgings. Typical areas where it may show up include the basement, pipe insulation, and floor tiles. 

Meeting landmark requirements in a historic district

There’s a huge appeal to buy a brownstone in a historic district knowing that the quaint old townhouse next door can’t be demolished and replaced with a sky-high modern condo building. But it’ll also add extra costs, and time if you’re planning exterior renovations. Boston’s Landmarks Commission requires your architect to submit plans for approval before any exterior changes can be made. For minor work, like brownstone repair or window replacement, the BLC will not charge a permit fee. These permits are approved by the commission’s staff and your architect. This is another reason you’ll want to invest in an architect familiar with brownstones. Facade alterations, however, cost a flat fee of $95 for the first $25,000 of work and $5 for each $1,000 worth of work above that, according to the BLC. Significant alterations, like adding an extra floor, will require that your architect makes a presentation to the BLC’s board.

Restoring a brownstone facade to BLC standards requires specialists and can cost anywhere between $20,000 up to six figures depending on the amount of detail and scaffolding required to do the work, according to Connaughton. “It’s time-consuming and labor-intensive work,” he explains, noting that facade carvings will need to be restored by hand. Switching windows to landmarks specification will require new windows to meet the same glass size and details as the ones you are replacing.

Replicating vs Preserving Original Details of a Boston Brownstone

People love brownstones, not just for the exterior but oftentimes for the lavish interiors that include stained glass, moldings, woodwork, and fireplaces. Such historic details will play a big part in your budget, according to Connaughton: “With brownstone renovations, there are two ways to go. You can do a complete gut and make it brand new, or you can try to save what you can—and restore the details.”

Connaughton also notes that renovators should be prepared to get creative with historically sensitive renovations, rather than expect to preserve every feature. “Replication versus preservation can be the difference of tens of thousands of dollars,” he says. Take, for example, a fireplace mantle that’s missing some of its corbels or moldings. To restore the fireplace and get new custom-made pieces can be expensive. Owners may instead opt for replacing the fireplace mantel.

Renovation & Demolition Curve Balls

Talk to anybody who’s survived a historic renovation and they’ll tell you to prepare for a few curve balls. Demolition will reveal everything from structural problems to old piping to fire damage that’s been covered up. With the likelihood of surprise, most professionals recommend between a 10 and 15 percent of your renovation budget. 

After renovation starts, we may realize we need to replace the water main, a $10,000 – $15,000 cost. When renovating down to the studs, Boston Fire and the Inspectional Services Department require the installation of sprinkler systems, fire alarms, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. This can cost up to $60,000, depending on the size of the building. In a very old house, you don’t know what you’ll find. Look at the process as a leap of faith. I’ll be worth it. The payback is great.


Connaughton Construction has over 30 experience renovating historic Boston brownstones. We know how to form the right team, deal with the red tape, asbestos, change in occupancy, and shoring up the structure. Hire the professionals that can make your dream home come true without the nightmare.

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Current Project 310 Marlborough Street

September 11th, 2015

Boston’s Back Bay

310 Marlborough St,  formerly a multi-family home with approximately 4,704 square feet, built in 1899. The average list price for Back Bay today is $2,429,400. This is one sought after neighborhood in Boston, ranking as Boston’s Luxury Properties. The panoramic views and exceptional location in the trendy and sophisticated Boston’s Back Bay make residences on Marlborough Street one of the most desirable.

What was once a 7 unit brownstone is under renovation into a single family of four. It’s getting a total overhaul. In this five story frame, we’re reframing all the walls, leveling the floors, new insulation, new lighting and new wiring throughout. We’re implementing new heating, new plumbing, new fire sprinkler system independent of the plumbing system, and new electric. A three-phase electrical is in for the new elevator and electric heat pumps; requiring a new tie-in at the street. Rock wool insulation is going into the entire place; ceiling, walls, stairs, floors. Rock wool insulation is safer, having no formaldehyde, makes it more green, eco-friendly and resistant to fires. In addition to the rock wool insulation, we are installing polyicynene closed cell spray foam at the top floor ceiling and roof and at the front mansard roof; an energy efficient rating of R38.

We are renovating 5 fireplaces with choice of stone, marble and wood, gracing the garden level, the master bedroom, the music room, second floor, and dining room.

Garden Level

Current Project 310 Marlborough - Front and Back Entrances - Connaughton Construction

Garden Level – Radiant Floor Heating Back Garden

At garden level we have a bedroom, bath, storage, 2 large closets, a wet bar, family room with a fireplace, an entrance at the front and back.

Back Entrance (left image) the outside Back Entrance Parking court will have a heated brick driveway versed with an electric radiant floor heating system automatically clearing the snow. The cinder-block dividing wall will be all brick.

Music Room Makeover Inside and Outside

Current Project 310 Marlborough Street - Music Room Main Level - Connaughton Construction

Main Floor – First Level – Music Room

Front Entrance above will take you up the brownstone steps, through mahogany french doors, pass the parlor room, the mahogany library and a music room.

For the music room (top image) makeover we are refinishing the mahogany fireplace, retrimming the bay window and reframing the walls. To bring the fireplace up to code, the chimney flue is getting a new stainless steel liner.

The Bay window is the music room overlooking the parking court.

From the outside (left image) the bay window is getting restored with a new base. The white base is weather resistant PVC trim, soon to be black to match the top.

Hyper Heat Heating and Cooling System

Current Project 310 Marlborough Street - New Sprinkler System - Connaughton Construction

Second Level – New Sprinkler System

The second level houses the gourmet kitchen, a big family room and a dining room with gas log fireplace.

Building closets left and right, installing ductwork shared by the AC and new HVAC with Hyper Heat Heating and Cooling System.

Getting up-to-code with the city requires installation of the new sprinkler system. With the new sprinkler system we’re installing 2″ fire lines from the street separate from the domestic water system.

On-Demand Tankless Hot Water Heater

Cast Iron Plumbing used Throughout - Current Project 310 Marlborough Street - Connaughton Construction

Third Level – Cast Iron Plumbing Throughout

Master suite with separate study at the front with a laundry room.

Plumbing The new plumbing is black cast iron. Water flowing through cast iron piping is quieter than water running through pvc piping.

We are installing 3 new energy efficient gas fired on demand tankless hot water heaters. No tanks means no space needed.

Tankless hot water heaters provide the comfort and convenience of having a continuous supply of hot water. Gas-fired tankless water heaters produce higher flow rates than electric ones. Sometimes, even the largest, gas-fired tankless water heater cannot supply enough hot water for simultaneous, multiple uses in large households. To overcome this problem, we are installing three tankless water heaters.

Fourth Level

Current Project 310 Marlborough Street - Hanging Blueboard on Stilts-Connaughton Construction

Fourth Level – Professionals use stilts to hang blueboard.

The fourth level has 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, and 3 large closets, 1 of which is cedar.

Professionals use stilts to hang blueboard on the ceiling and walls.

Roof Deck

Current Project 310 Marlborough Street - Roof Deck View of Prudential - Connaughton Construction

Roof Deck – View of Prudential

A new glass roof hatch (middle image) provides access to new outdoor space; the roof deck. Breath-taking view of the Prudential building and eco-friendly Green Roofs. We’re framing with pressure treated wood and high quality, no maintenance Trex composite decking for the flooring.

The large white unit (far left image) is the energy efficient hyper-heat pump(HHP) condenser for heating and cooling. An air handler units is installed on every floor, small enough to fit in the ceiling, and connected to an HHP Condenser. For cooling, the unit blows air across freon cooled pipes, sending out cool air. For heating, the unit blows air across heated coils. The white pipes on the roof top are vent pipes for the water heaters. One is a fresh air in-take, and one exhausts air.

New Elevator with 3 Phase Electrical System

Current Project 310 Marlborough Street - Elevator Shaft - Connaughton Construction

New Elevator

The new elevator shaft is under way. How’s that for making life easy carting groceries, moving furniture, and carrying belongings between levels. A new 3 phase electrical system is in place due to the addition of the elevator and to bring the electrical up to code.

Private elevators is becoming a necessity in residential suburban living where the best use of vertical space is a must.

Current Project 310 Marlborough Street


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Hidden Challenges of Historic Preservation

November 3rd, 2014

Imagine, if you will, the historic preservation of a building that was once ten to twelve small apartments. Now you’ll find four multi-million dollar condominiums in prime location of Back Bay Boston; where luxury design unravels.

From a homeowners point of view, you might want to know you can experience this Grand Back Bay multi-million dollar condo, enjoying living on sunny side of Commonwealth Avenue. Live in a magnificent residence restored to a stately 2 story home with incredible 11 foot high ceilings, ornate detail and impeccable design.

 Coffered Ceilings, A Chef Kitchen Any chef would enjoy whipping up an extravagant meal in this kitchen. A joy to be in with the abundance of natural light. Not to mention everything right at your fingertips, plenty of counter space to design your meals. 3 bedrooms, 3.5 luxury baths, 3 fireplaces: living room, dining room and family room; Balcony to Roof Deck 40 sf deck off dining room, 300 sf private patio.

Hardly a project for the inexperienced. This type of restoration takes the skill and expertise of a team that includes an architect and a contractor who know the ins and outs of the land here in Boston.  The partnership between the architect and the contractor does not stop at the office. As business associates, Guy Grassi and John Connaughton share a vision when they collaborate. This particular project took 14 months and many tradesman; carpenters, demolition experts, roofers, welders, steel experts, tilers, brick layers. How do they all work together to make magic happen? Read on.

Hidden Challenges of Historic Preservation

What were the challenges you faced? How did you craft through them?

Exterior Brick Restored to Historic Preservation Requirements

Back Exterior

The Historic District of Boston has strict permitting guidelines. It takes an experienced and diligent team of architect and contractor to know the Back Bay Architectural Commission requirements. All exterior work (whether or not it is visible from a public way) requires the review of the Back Bay Architectural Commission.  A Certificate of Appropriateness, Design Approval, or Exemption Application must be submitted to and approved by the Commission prior to beginning any exterior work.

To keep a project moving, the Architect lays out the design and obtains the commission approval. The Contractor obtains the proper permits and keeps the project moving forward organizing many tradesman toward completion of the project.

This particular project at 313 Commonwealth Avenue, Connaughton Construction and Grassi Architectural Design Group added a penthouse to the fifth floor. This meant taking the roof off, raising the fifth floor; the ceiling height was too low. This modification raised a five story building to a five and a half story building.  “This is technical work!”, says John, President of Connaughton Construction. ” The amount of planning is intense. The materials that are required, planning with the weather, and length of time needed to complete this addition. Mix with the proper permitting involved, city officials, fire department, inspectors, Back Bay Architectural Commission need to be coordinated and satisfied.”

Custom Designs that were included?

On the exterior of the back of the building, space was added to the back. New bricks were custom made to match the existing bricks in size, color and texture.

The trim on the bowed windows is all custom milled. The outside trim had to be matched exactly.Then there’s the glass windows. This has  to be in line with upgrading historic building windows guidelines.  New window glass has to be matched exactly in size, color, the curved shape and wave in the glass. The windows installed in this building improve blast resistance and thermal performance.

The high performance retrofitting options meeting federal preservation standards are weatherstripping and glazing film,  blast curtains and shades,  laminated glass interior storm windows, and replacement glazing.

Personal Touches

Staircase Restored to Historic Preservation Requirements

Original Main Entrance

The original design of the main stairway from the Main lobby is preserved to look like new but its all original. Just beautiful paneling and framing on the walls, painted in bright and rich creamy whites. Accenting the dark wooden stair steps on white risers is pristine.

Library with Mahogany Paneling and Limestone Fireplace - Historic Preservation

Library

The Library, on the first floor, is restored to original design with Mahogany wall paneling and moldings along with the italian style limestone fireplace.

Unseen challenges

What you don’t see is the foundation of the Boston’s Back Bay buildings. They are built on wood piles. These wood piles exist submerged in water. The wood piles have to be under water. If they dry, they rot. When they rot, the building foundation becomes unstable. The entire building can sink or settle. If the earth shifts, the building shifts. If the building shifts, walls crack and structure becomes unlivable, and expensive to repair.

Our solution was to build a retention system under the parking area. This retention system collects all the water from rain or runoff, keeping the wood piles immersed in water. Open holes below allow water to drain into the soil.

That’s why a project of this caliber and scope, you need an architect and a contractor that keeps policing the project, keeps it moving forward, gathers all the approvals of all the players. Permitting for this takes time and its a huge challenge coordinating all the requirements.

You can count on our team to deliver a quality project on time and on budget. This is one area Connaughton Construction’s expertise pays for itself.

Book case flanked Limestone Fireplace

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Book case flanked Limestone Fireplace Connaughton Construction

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Luxury Home Design Trends 2014

September 25th, 2014

Top 10 Luxury Home Design Trends 2014

For the average home hunter, they look for large bathrooms, big back yards, and gourmet kitchens. The deal breakers are multiple bathrooms and garages. When it comes to luxury  real estate, the stakes are a bit higher. The common items are expected. So, what’s on the list of must-haves for the luxury home buyer?

Luxury Home Design Trends 2014

Luxury Home Design Trends 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Luxury Home Renovation - coal shoot turned wine cellar

 Wine Rooms

 

A wine refrigerator or a built-in wine rack in the kitchen might be a perk to most people, but that’s just not going to cut it in the luxury home market. People don’t want a rack! They want an entire room dedicated to their love for wine. Whether they want an ample supply on hand for entertaining or they simply like to collect an assortment of cabernet and pinot noir, a wine room is a must have.

Connaughton Construction was featured in New England Homes.

 


 

Luxury Design Trends - Marble Bathrooms

Marble Bathrooms

Marble is an expensive material that can be difficult to care for, making it an impractical choice for most people. The luxury home buyer isn’t concerned about practical. They have an entire room dedicated to wine. Marble is elegant and classic, and they want it on everything from the floors to the countertops.

 

 

 

 

 


Luxury Design Home Trends - Rooftop Terraces

 Rooftop Gardens

 

Rooftop gardens are an especially hot commodity when space is limited and the views a premium. In Boston, outdoor space is rare, even in the luxury market, so a rooftop terrace can be the feature that sways a home buyer. Besides, who wouldn’t want to sip wine on the roof with the view of the city surrounding you?

 

 

 

 

 

 


Luxury Home Design Trends 2014 - Elevator to the Roof Deck

Elevator to the Roof Deck

 Private Elevators 

Nothing says luxury like your very own elevator. Imagine stepping off the elevator right into your own foyer. Now, let’s take it a step further. Imagine taking your private elevator to your wine cellar for a bottle of Opus One then up to your roof deck terrace  for an amazing view and privacy. That’s exactly what you’ll get at some of the Boston Luxury Condo apartments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Luxury Home Design Trends - Amazing Views

Amazing Views

We’ve mentioned the importance of a good view already, but sometimes it isn’t the big windows or the terrace that makes the difference. It’s what you wake up to every day. An amazing view typically translates into a great location. Luxury home buyers are willing to spend big to get both.

Whether it’s the perfect location, an amazing view, a home theater or a game room that rivals a Boston theatre, luxury home owners know what they want. While oversize windows and wine rooms may be more common features, the one common thread is that luxury home buyers want their home to reflect their lifestyle and what they love.

 

 

 

 

 


Just when you think we’re done! Boston luxury home design trends 2014 list also include infinity pools, tennis courts, floor to ceiling windows, private movie theatres and home gyms.

Infinity Pools

Luxury home buyers want a relaxing escape from their busy lives, and that’s where infinity pools come in. Backyards become more like parks. Luxury homes near the oceanfront integrate infinity pools with the natural landscape of the ocean as the background. Feeling like one with nature.

Tennis Courts

Who needs a country club when you can have your very own tennis court? For tennis fans, having a tennis court in their backyard is a necessity. A private tennis court is a rare privilege and a favored amenity for luxury home buyers.

Floor to Ceiling Windows

Luxury home buyers buy property with incredible views or a beautiful landscape, and they want to capitalize on every bit of that having floor to ceiling windows installed. Large windows let in a lot of natural light and make spaces feel grander. Think of large windows like a canvas that sets the stage for the entire room. Nothing is grander than walking into a home and having a view of Boston or a panoramic view of the garden.

Private Movie Theatres

A theater may seem extravagant, but it’s just as common to a luxury home owner as the dining room. Home owners are likely to keep it stocked with their favorite candy, a popcorn machine and their favorite movies. It’s a great space for entertaining, especially for families. Cocktails are allowed and encouraged in your own theater.

Home Gyms

Money may not be able to buy happiness, but it can buy convenience. Convenience, that’s one thing luxury home buyers are willing to splurge on. Having a gym down the hall cuts down on a lot of excuses. A home gym also means you won’t have to stand in line for the next Glutes machine. Most luxury home buyers are often “recreation enthusiasts,” and that requires them to be physically fit.

Luxury Home Design Trends 2014


 

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Luxury home renovation – Featured in New England Home

June 10th, 2014

The May/June 2014 Issue of New England Home magazine is featuring a luxury home renovation in a Boston brownstone with Connaughton Construction as the builder of choice. This renovation includes a refurbished grand staircase, a stairway turned into an elevator, a coal shoot turned wine cellar, an ornate skylight in a bathroom floor, and a roof deck. We tell it from the ground up.

A single family home, built in the late 1900’s, divided into multiple units decades later is once again renovated back to a single family. Who wouldn’t be seduced by its charm and elegance? Here you’ll find traditional architecture meets contemporary design.

Creative designs in this luxury home renovation

A wine cellar

An old coal shoot gets a new lease on life as a wine cellar. This was no easy task. There is always a water  issue in basements, or any room under ground. This room was no exception. However, professionals were hired to seal the deal. Luxury Home Renovation - coal shoot turned wine cellar

Stain glass skylight in bathroom floor

Luxury Home Renovation - stained glass skylight in bathroom floorA stain glass floor in the master bath is a skylight to the stairwell below. An amazing way to light up a bath with natural light while adding unique architectural charm.

A new elevator

A stairway was turned into an elevator accessible from all five stories. The stair hall had to be reconfigured to fit the elevator. The elevator runs from the basement to the roof deck where you’re view of the iconic prudential building. Who wouldn’t enjoy this  private deck for sunning during the day until cocktails and star lit skies at night?

Roof deck

The roof deck is private lounging area looking toward the prudential building. Looking east is set for dining and cocktails with a vision of starry skies and the city all light up. Luxury Home Renovation - Elevator to roof deck

 

 

 

 

 

Luxury home renovation – Featured in New England Home


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