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Author: Angela

New Build Contemporary Villa, El Real, Marbella

Our clients approached us to transform this dated 1960s villa built on the outskirts of Marbella on a plot of 1679 square meters with lovely southerly and westerly views to La Concha. The villa stands on a nice double plot with incredible sea and mountain views.  The urbanisation is well established with a very good infrastructure and only a few minutes by car to Marbella Central and walking distance to Funny Beach. Our clients brief is to construct a new contemporary villa on the existing plot by demolishing the existing villa and adding a second level in order to...

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5 Κеу Веnefits Of Rеfurbishing Your Home

Refurbіshіng a propеrtу cаn makе a hugе difference in manу wауs and bring many benefits for home owners.  In most сases, the investment made on a property refurbishment will make you mоneу, sіmрlу by bоostіng thе vаluе оf уour home. Somе of the bеnеfіts yоu cаn enјоy following hоme imрrоvemеnt projects inсlude: Іmprovеd Qualіty of Lіfе: Yоu саn lоok forwаrd tо а grеater quаlіty of lifе in your hоmе by making certain improvements such as better іnsulatiоn, installing dоublе glаzed windows, іmрroving hеаtіng sуstеms, installing аir сonditiоning, сreating mоre sрасе іn the hоmе or even modernising a bathroom or...

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Project Management – Building Work

BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS – THE KEY TO A SUCCESSFUL PROJECT Carrying out building work is generally thought of as one of the most stressful, expensive and unpredictable things you can do, and this sadly often proves to be the case.  But it doesn’t have to be this way. You can minimise the risk of the most common pitfalls of projects running for longer than planned; costing far more than anticipated and everyone ending up arguing. In my many years of experience, the most successful projects have been those where all parties – the client, architect, builder and others involved in...

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Basement Conversion, Benahavis

Basement Conversion, Benahavis Increasing the value of your property by converting your basement Background Berkeley Construction were approached by clients who wanted to transform the basement area of their villa in Benahavis into two functional bedrooms which they could use for their guests.  The area was originally used as two large storage rooms accessed via a spiral staircase.  It was dark and had no adequate ventilation.  The clients felt a little claustrophobic when they entered the area.  We brainstormed various layouts and designs together and discussed the materials we would be using for the project. Project Planning There are...

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