This was a tough choice. A decision of this magnitude can't be summed up simply with factual findings. Our choice was made on several factors, one which included the intangible idea that our candidate is a graduate student with everything to gain. He has excellent qualifications, but also, his enthusiasm to learn and develop his craft as a professional architect was most appealing to us. We look forward to moving forward!
We had been thinking about budget and timeline for quite a while. We had several drafts and decided that it was time to create a spread sheet and live with something more concrete (no pun intended).
Below are our current budget and timeline. These will probably flex and change.