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New home construction in Atherton

The impressive residence at Almendral Way, Atherton, CA was constructed by Atlas General Construction. This stunning home spans an area of 10138 square feet and features 5 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms.
 

Are you dreaming of building your perfect home from the ground up? A place where every detail reflects your unique style and needs?

 If so, new home construction might be the right choice for you. Unlike buying an existing home, building a new one allows you to create a living space tailored to your exact preferences and lifestyle.

At Atlas General Construction, we understand that a new home construction project is more than just bricks and mortar – it's an opportunity to create a living space that perfectly aligns with your aspirations.

Front view of the home

At Atlas General Construction, we understand that building a new home is a significant investment and a deeply personal journey. With years of experience in the Bay Area and San Francisco, our team of expert builders and contractors is dedicated to bringing your vision to life with precision and passion. From the initial planning stages to the final touches, we'll be your trusted partner every step of the way.

Home construction in almendral way

Architectural view of the house

Our team of professional and licensed architects is dedicated to helping you bring your dream home to life. In a recent project, we successfully designed and constructed a stunning new home by demolishing the existing structure.

New house design in atherton

Process

  • Site Analysis: Understand the site’s typography, climate, and cultural context.

  • Research: Explore architectural trends, materials, and technologies.

  • Sketching: Visualize ideas through freehand drawings and conceptual models.

  • Feedback Loop: Engage with clients and stakeholders for iterative refinement.

  • Finalization: Develop detailed plans and manage the construction process

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Before and after view of the house

NEW HOUSE CONSTRUCTION

Building a new home is a complex process involving multiple stages. Here's a breakdown of the typical steps involved:

Step 1: Planning and Design
The first step is to work closely with an architect or designer to create detailed plans and blueprints for your dream home. This stage involves determining the layout, number of rooms, architectural style, and overall aesthetics. At Atlas General Construction, we collaborate with you to ensure your vision is captured precisely.


Step 2: Obtaining Permits and Approvals
Before any construction can begin, various permits and approvals must be obtained from local authorities. Our experienced team will handle all the necessary paperwork, ensuring compliance with building codes and regulations.


Step 3: Site Preparation
Once the permits are secured, the construction site will be prepared. This may involve clearing the land, grading, and installing utilities and infrastructure. We take great care to minimize environmental impact and ensure a safe and efficient work site.


Step 4: Foundation and Framing
The foundation is the backbone of your new home, and it's crucial to get it right. Our skilled crew will pour the concrete foundation and erect the framing structure according to your approved plans. This stage sets the stage for the rest of the construction process.


Step 5: Exterior and Interior Work
As the framing takes shape, our team will focus on the exterior and interior work. This includes installing windows, doors, siding, roofing, plumbing, electrical systems, and drywall. We use only high-quality materials and follow strict quality control measures to ensure a beautiful and long-lasting home.


Step 6: Finishing Touches
Once the major construction is complete, it's time for the finishing touches that truly make your home unique. This includes installing flooring, cabinetry, fixtures, appliances, and any custom features you've envisioned. Our team of skilled craftsmen will pay meticulous attention to detail, ensuring a flawless final product.


Step 7: Final Inspection and Move-In
After a thorough final inspection to ensure compliance with all building codes and regulations, your dream home will be ready for you to move in. We'll walk you through every aspect of your new home, answer any questions you may have, and provide you with all the necessary documentation and warranties.


Advantages of Building a New Home
While the process of building a new home may seem daunting, the rewards are numerous. Here are some of the key advantages of choosing new home construction:

Customization and Personalization


One of the biggest advantages of building a new home is the ability to customize it to your exact preferences. From the layout and floor plan to the finishes and fixtures, every aspect of your home can be tailored to your unique needs and style. You'll never have to compromise or settle for someone else's choices.

Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
New homes are built with the latest energy-efficient technologies and materials, helping you save money on utility bills while reducing your environmental impact. From high-performance windows and insulation to energy-efficient appliances and heating/cooling systems, your new home will be a model of sustainability.


Modern Features and Amenities
Building a new home allows you to incorporate the latest features and amenities that enhance your lifestyle. Whether it's a state-of-the-art kitchen, a luxurious master suite, or a home automation system, you can have it all in your new home.


Warranty Protection
When you build a new home with Atlas General Construction, you'll enjoy the peace of mind that comes with comprehensive warranty protection. Our workmanship and materials are backed by industry-leading warranties, ensuring your investment is protected for years to come.

Choosing the Right Home Builder
While the benefits of building a new home are clear, it's crucial to choose the right home builder to ensure a successful and stress-free experience. Here are some key factors to consider:


Experience and Reputation
Look for a home builder with a proven track record of delivering high-quality homes on time and within budget. At Atlas General Construction, we've earned a reputation for excellence in the Bay Area and San Francisco, with countless satisfied homeowners attesting to our commitment to quality.


Communication and Customer Service
Building a new home is a collaborative process, and you'll want a builder who values clear communication and exceptional customer service. Our team is dedicated to keeping you informed every step of the way, addressing your concerns, and ensuring your satisfaction throughout the journey.


Quality Workmanship and Materials
Your new home is a significant investment, and you deserve nothing but the highest quality workmanship and materials. Atlas General Construction partners with reputable suppliers and employs skilled tradespeople who take pride in their craft, ensuring your home is built to last.


Transparency and Accountability
Choosing a home builder with a commitment to transparency and accountability is essential. At Atlas General Construction, we believe in open communication and clear expectations. We'll provide you with detailed contracts, schedules, and cost breakdowns, ensuring you're fully informed and in control throughout the process.

 

Frequently Asked Questions
Building a new home is a major undertaking, and it's natural to have questions. Here are some frequently asked questions to help you better understand the process:


Q: How long does it take to build a new home?

A: The timeline for building a new home can vary depending on factors such as the size and complexity of the project, weather conditions, and availability of materials and labor. On average, it can take anywhere from 6 to 12 months to complete the construction process.


Q: Can I make changes to the plans during construction?

A: While it's generally easier to make changes during the planning and design stage, it is possible to make modifications during construction. However, it's important to communicate any desired changes as early as possible, as they may impact the schedule and budget.


Q: How much does it cost to build a new home?

A: The cost of building a new home can vary significantly depending on factors such as the location, size, materials, and finishes. On average, the cost can range from $200 to $500 per square foot or more in the Bay Area and San Francisco. Our team will provide you with detailed cost estimates based on your specific requirements.


Q: What kind of warranty do you offer?

A: At Atlas General Construction, we stand behind our workmanship and offer comprehensive warranties on all new home construction projects. Our warranties typically cover structural elements, materials, and major systems for a specified period, giving you peace of mind in your investment.

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