Establishing a realistic budget for a new building project is essential, but many churches only consider the basic building costs when setting their budgets. A Global Project Budget will include ALL the project costs.
You probably make it a priority to obtain competitive bids for the goods you purchase, and may well wonder why the same procedure is not used in procuring architectural services.
There will be variations in budget, building type, location, construction method and more, but developing an architectural solution to your building needs usually follows a standard 5 phase framework that will apply regardless of the other variables. Here’s what you can expect.