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ISAAC Segall

2 August 2019

I've been in business in New York City for 30 plus years and I can safely say that the process of combining a two bedroom apartment with a studio in an NYC Coop, is likely one of the most difficult undertaking one can imagine.....a host of parties must be satisfied, .DOB , Board of Directors, Building Managers, Building Super, Building Architect, fellow neighbors ...
KRB Design & Build led by Billy Dixon, a Southerner with an extensive understanding of processes and materials, and ever more extensive people skills was able to complete the job on time, within budget, and at an exceptional high level of quality...
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mhdaved Masse

10 July 2019

KBR recently completed a gut renovation of my one bedroom apartment. Whereas I did initially research my options with regard to this job, I still harbored significant skepticism, and worry that I would somehow become involved in a project that was either poorly executed, or one in which someone would somehow take advantage of my trust. KBR did an outstanding job in my home. As with any large project, there were obstacles along the way that had to be addressed. Each and every time problems arose, they were resolved. I think the most important thing I can say about working with everybody at KBR is that I have never encountered business people who were more honest, or who demonstrated greater integrity. These are individuals you can trust. They will do exactly as you want. Keep in mind, although I had my own ideas, their designers created something that was so much better, and so much more than I ever anticipated. Their input was invaluable. The folks at KBR will not take advantage, or disappoint. Yosi and Noam are both one of a kind, and they run a company in which everybody bends over backwards to give you what you want. They manage every aspect of a job personally, and take great pride in work that is well done. The people they employ are all committed and reliable. I have no reservation in giving KBR my highest, most sincere recommendation. They will exceed your expectation. I am so very grateful that I was fortunate enough to have found them. More...

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Sarah Dobsevage

9 July 2019

I hired KBR Design & Build for my kitchen renovation. I discussed the job with three prospective contractors and ultimately went with KBR given the thorough description of their full service approach to renovation. I was sold! KBR capably managed the early administrative work, dealing with our NYC co-op and the department of buildings, supporting us to meet their lengthy requirements. They advised on budget, based on labor and material costs, and managed our expectations of project cost. When we finally got down to the real work of designing, gutting and re-building, Ally Lewis (designer) and Petar Krsikapa (project manager) were phenomenal to work with. They were everything I wanted in a contractor and more: responsive, attentive, patient, qualified and exceptional communicators. We were first time renovators, and they held our hands through design and technical decisions throughout the process. Everything went very smoothly, and even when there were minor hiccups (expected), Ally and Petar swiftly and transparently resolved them. When we started to reach our budget limit, both adapted to modifications that I proposed to ensure we would not go over budget. We now have the kitchen of our dreams, and I credit KBR Design & Build for this gift! The photos speak for themselves! More...

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rickjmassey

23 May 2019

This project (1BR, 2bath) started off terrible with our first project manager: not present, misleading about work and pricing and provided no guidance or timeline on the steps towards completion, it set us back right from the start. After bringing this up to management, he was removed and we were assigned a new project manager to try and get us back on track (it is my understanding he is no longer with the company so you should have no issues here.)

We were then assigned Jayani to manage, and after a few days of her wrapping her head around what was happening, things really started to take a turn for the positive. She laid out a time line and punch list for our entire project, as well as, set up weekly goals for us to meet and go over. She was at the site constantly and extremely responsive and dedicated to getting us back on track, which she did. If things we not going to be done as scheduled, which was very rare, she mentioned things up front and had a plan to get them corrected, but as I mentioned, we really started to see things getting completed and the project start coming together. She also seemed to have a very good working relationship with our head contractor, Andrew.

I can not speak highly enough of Andrew. From the initial meeting you can tell he is experienced, talented and cares very much about the quality of his work. He provides suggestions, feedback and commentary about the work scope which I found extremely helpful - "this would work great, this might not look like you think" etc - he is very honest about what can be done and goes above and beyond to get things exactly as you want them.
His day to day crew also does an A+ job: they showed up early! and kept a fairly clean work area which was critical as we were living in the space during the renovation. There was maybe one minor hiccup in terms of the construction (I would have even expected many of these) in which he contacted me and fixed immediately. There were times he and Jayani would face time me to get my opinion on a small detail in real time, before moving on, to make sure it was done to my liking. They really were all-stars.

I am giving them a 5 star review even though the project had a bumpy start, it is only fair to assume if we had Jayani from the beginning we would have had no issues start to finish. The project was completed on time and the finish work is outstanding. I am confident if you have Jayani, Andrew and crew in your corner, you will be happy with the results.

Also worth noting, Alex was in charge of all documents, paper work and dealing with my building management company in order to get the project moving. I don't think I spoke to her once and I mean that in the best of ways! She handled everything seamlessly, I never had to intervene once. I was cc'd on all emails, but she had everything under control at all times.

Hope this helps and good luck with your projects!
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Irt A

19 May 2019

We just wrapped up an extensive full gut renovation in a 1,400 sq. ft. 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom condo in Brooklyn with KBR. This was a really complex project spanning over several months and costing close to $200k. We redid the floors, bathrooms, kitchen, appliances, and various other smaller pieces.

I am a particularly detail oriented person, as is my wife. We came into the project with some specific ideas we wanted to implement but also needed a lot of guidance given the scope of work. KBR was recommended to us from a friend of ours who did a smaller renovation project after their apartment was flooded.

Throughout the project, KBR performed exceptionally. We have very high standards and are pleased to say KBR did very well. Having had some experience in the real estate finance industry, I can safely say construction is very tough stuff, especially in the myriad world of NYC shared apartment buildings.

We started with a very detailed proposal that we developed with Sara over the course of 6 months while we simultaneously negotiated and closed on our apartment. Sara is top notch and incredibly patient, communicative, knowledgeable and detail oriented - I have email chains with her with over 100 emails in one thread alone. Developing the scope of work for such a large project and budgeting for that was complex. I appreciated the design and construction being coordinated together as that helped to streamline some of the decision making.

As I'm sure others do too, we did speak to some other firms on our project. From a price standpoint, KBR was by no means the cheapest option but it also wasn't the most expensive proposal. However, this is a large investment into what is an even larger investment - your home and substantial portion of most people's net worth. KBR did work with us for a little flexibility so I appreciate that constructive mindset. So we decided to invest with KBR and it proved to be a good decision. All the proposals are electronic in PDF format so it's easy to track.

Once we closed on the apartment and signed with KBR, we spent about a month or so on design. We worked with Giselle, who our friend had recommended. We did a bunch of onsites and talked A LOT over email and phone. We spent a lot of the design focus and time on our kitchen. Our kitchen was a nightmare to plan around given the existing construct, some limitations on space/plumbing and some very very complex ideas we had that we wanted to play out. I can say hands down Giselle is super creative and does not give compromise on putting in as much thought as possible into the inner workings of the design. We redid the kitchen cabinets, countertop, fixtures, sink, faucet, backsplash, everything basically. We did a ton of rev a shelf and creative drawers/pullouts/lazy susans to maximize the space - none of this was in the prior kitchen. but today as we live there it makes a massive difference. There is no way we would have thought about all these creative ideas and even when we were running into design restrictions, Giselle persevered through and pivoted around different solutions.

To be clear, it all took time - a lot of that was us changing ideas around and adding more and more complexities and some of it was Giselle taking the time to research and develop ideas. We came into this project knowing that design will take time and often longer than planned so to us it was all an investment, not a problem like some silly people may assume. As you can see from the pictures, the kitchen is stunning and we receive a ton of compliments on it. What you don't see is that it's also very functional and that's the genius inside.

As it relates to design elements for other parts of the project, we certainly spent a lot of time on those things like floor selection, bathroom vanity selection, some extremely tricky plumbing, etc. I am just highlighting the kitchen as it was truly a masterpiece.

Once we settled most points on the design, Alex helped us navigate the approval process through our board, as well as with some additional requirements the board had stemming from our project. Again, very helpful to have all this in one firm and have all the communication via email/calls that they did on our behalf.

Once we got our approval and got to the construction phase, things really got exciting to see our designs take life. Our project manager Jayani was/is an absolute rock star. I can't how many calls/emails/texts/in person meetings we did and I am sure we were 10x more demanding than most people. She's a trooper, super super organized with notes/numbered email lists every few days (at least every week) and weekly Friday checkins onsite. She was basically the quarterback that coordinated delivery, contractors, our feedback, communication, etc.

I cannot emphasize how incredible she was (and is cause we're actually doing some more work that we just added on another project). I counted about a few hundred emails that we exchanged over the past few months. Both my wife and I have extremely busy work schedules and we travel constantly for work. This project just wouldn't have happened without Jayani so we give her a ton of props for basically serving as our physical on site project quarterback and helping us execute this. She also helped remind us of our timeline and helped us stay fairly close to it despite us looking to drag it out given our desire to keep adding new things.

The other person to call out is Andrew. He's technically the lead project contractor but he's a bit of a ninja who is very insightful into the inner workings of construction and materials. As I mentioned construction isn't easy or straightforward. It's coming up with innovative solutions, communicating well and executing diligently that make it manageable. He helped us navigate plumbing/pipes, electrical and infrastructure complexities and put in some great ideas to deliver a solid end product. Super smart guy and manages his crew tightly.

Which brings me to the unsung heroes - all the contractors who came in and did very difficult physical work day in and day out. They were efficient, respectful, diligent and skillful in pulling the job together. Hats off to them.

So overall to sum up a very long review - big project with many many moving pieces that was delivered successfully. Would hire again and actually just did as mentioned above - using them to do some work in our storage room, which should show our approval rating. Our recommendation: do your research on what you want from your project, have some views on colors/materials, be very communicative during the proposal development phase, invest time during the design phase, and work closely with the project manager and leads during execution. You'll have a beautiful home like ours if you follow through!
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J W

13 April 2019

I hired KBR to build my office, taking a raw space of about 1000 sq ft and developing it into a suite of three high-end professional offices. At every step they were responsive, creative, and paid tremendous attention to detail. They had great suggestions with regard to the design itself, as well, even though I had used a full service architect. Their responsiveness, in particular, was phenomenal: every single thing that came up, they responded to quickly, thoroughly, and professionally. I would recommend them without hesitation. More...

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Kathy Cosgrove

12 April 2019

Having no experience with kitchen renovations, designers or contractors. I looked at reviews and recommendations in Houzz and Home Advisor. Both gave me KBR as a company that could do the design and coordinate the work. Their price was in line with the other contractors I contacted but had the added advantage of doing the design and using their contacts to get the appliances and materials. I needed someone who could do the complete job -A to Z. I did not have the time or inclination to go from place to place to buy materials, cabinets and appliances. Knowing that I wanted something different, I needed advice what could be done in my small dark kitchen (9' X 9') and what different options would look like. My designer was Alex Laniewska - who approached the challenge with great energy and enthusiasm. Having the basics of what I liked and direction I thought I wanted, she was able to get start with designs. Their office in Manhattan is convenient to public transportation and you are made to feel at home working on the designs and getting comments from other staff going by. Some of my thoughts about what I wanted had to be changed due to the reality of a budget but we managed to get a great final design with some things I never would have thought of doing while keeping my niche for the cat!.
Once all the orders were in place, the destruction and reconstruction started. With some bumps along the way (which I suppose there always are on projects like this), the work went quickly. The workers were professionals, polite and pleasant. I enjoyed my conversations with them. The project manager, Petar, worked with them to keep the job moving along. Alex kept in contact and made sure the deliveries came as scheduled. We just finished off the punch list - and everything looks great.
I now have a new kitchen and still trying to figure out where to put everything. But, that is a great problem to have. I have and would recommend KBR to anyone looking for a company to do as much (like me) or as little needed to get a job done.
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Studio ST Architects, P.C.

8 April 2019

We had a wonderful experience working with Billy Dixon and Jayani at KBR Design. We found their profile on Houzz and decided to invite them to bid on an office suite renovation we designed as the architects. They were quick, professional and competitive in their bidding which continued after we hired them for the project. They finish the job on time and on budget and were responsive and pleasant throughout the process. Our client was very happy and so were we. We would be highly recommended them again. More...

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Tara Dahill

15 February 2019

We’re so happy we hired KBR!

We retained KBR to perform a complete renovation of our two bedroom / two bathroom apartment. The renovation included a complete gut and rebuild of the kitchen and both bathrooms including a bathtub to shower conversion; as well as new floors, new recessed lighting in all rooms, new doors, baseboards and crown moulding, and complete rebuild of all closet interiors. KBR’s estimate for the work was fairly priced and accurate and the work done (in all aspects, from the design through production) was a very good value for the price.

The month before work was to begin, we experienced a major flood in our kitchen which completely destroyed the room. Our team at KBR was extremely helpful in adjusting the scope of work to include damage repairs and, in particular, Sara and Billy went the extra mile in helping us to navigate the insurance estimation process. That help was “above and beyond the call” and I mention it as an example of the friendly, client-focused, and extraordinarily helpful character of the entire KBR staff. We are especially grateful to Sara and Alex for shepherding us through the co-op board approval process as well. It was a relief to have them on our side and managing this otherwise stressful process.

We are extremely satisfied with the outcome of our renovation and the work that KBR has done! The design process was an absolute pleasure and we are so grateful to have been paired with Michelle as our designer. Michelle is unbelievably talented, incredibly detail oriented, and we found her to be extremely generous with her time and ideas. She had a unique vision for our master bathroom which would not have been on our radar screen but turned out better than anything we could have imagined. In our guest bath, she took my general ideas and polished them into a truly magnificent room that genuinely brings me joy every time I see it! Her design sense is elegant and sophisticated and her materials choices were outstanding - yet respectful of budget and made with an eye towards value. On a personal level, it was also a pleasure to spend so much time with Michelle during the process. She is altogether lovely!

During the production phase, we were fortunate to be paired with Alex as our project manager and we found him to be extremely responsive to any concerns that arose, incredibly detail oriented, and similarly generous with his time in answering the many, many questions we had throughout. He is kind and patient and extremely knowledgeable. His experience really shows through in his ability to think creatively about solutions and respond to the unexpected issues that crop up during any renovation. As was the case with Michelle, it was a pleasure to spend so much time with Alex. He is a genuinely good person who cares deeply about his clients’ happiness and is deeply invested in ensuring a positive outcome.

We found all of the KBR tradespeople to be respectful and similarly dedicated to a positive outcome. It was clear to us that the the team cared deeply about the quality of their work and that they all had a sense of pride in their crafts. I’d like to mention Danny in particular, who did a spectacular job with some incredibly delicate tile work in our guest bath. We are so fortunate to have the byproduct of his very skilled hands.

I think perhaps the highest compliment we can give is that if we had to do it all over again, we’d hire KBR all over again. It is a rare thing in this age, in this city, to come across an entire company of genuinely nice, and extremely talented, people such as we found at KBR. Every phase of this process, which can be stressful to say the least, was made better because we were working with a group of very talented, very enjoyable people. Thank you all so much. We LOVE our “new” home!
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Mike Martin

8 February 2019

I requested an estimate from KBR for a project that included a new floor, a bathroom and kitchen remodeling and some carpentry work. Throughout the process, KBR struck me as a very professional company and Noam the project manager was very involved and responsive to my emails and questions. He was also very proactive in following-up with me, took the time to explain his estimate and the work to be done. They were price-competitive for the work we initially asked them to esimate but we eventually reduced the scope of our work and chose a different contractor. However, I would happily recommend KBR to anyone looking for a contractor in the NYC area. More...

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Monica Bitar

4 February 2019

I recently hired KBR to do a complete remodel of two bathrooms down to the studs: a guest and a master. They did an excellent job (and I am a stickler) and I would highly recommend them. Professional, detail-oriented and thoughtful throughout.

About the job...
The job involved extensive work with the DoB and building management to obtain approvals. KBR team worked tirelessly until all the paperwork was in order and didn’t start the job until materials were ready to go so we could minimize disruption. The job was completed on time and the contractors were very neat and respectful throughout. If I had a question or felt something should be changed, they worked to resolve it immediately. Workers came every day so I didn’t ever feel they were de-prioritizing my job. The interior designer assigned to work with me, Giselle, was fun, creative, and detail-oriented. Gilberto, our project manager, was present nearly every day and worked diligently to address every aspect of our job and to ensure our satisfaction with the outcome. I can say that we are thrilled with how both baths turned out. Would hire KBR again!
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W. Sobryan

27 November 2018

We retained KBR to perform a complex renovation of our two bathrooms and presented them with a very specific design concept and a preferred list of materials. The renovation included a significant redesign of both spaces, bathtub to shower conversions and the creation of a closet laundry. With KBR we found a client focused, friendly and supportive collaboration partner who through their deep expertise in project management, design, materials selection and sourcing brought our renovation concept to complete fruition. All projects have some probability of "surprises", "delays" and "drama". Whenever and wherever these stressful events occurred KBR, and in particular our project manager Alex, reacted in a timely, understanding and professional manner ensuring that the issue was resolved to our complete satisfaction. At project end, the completed renovation satisfied all of our original expectations. For us, KBR was the right choice. More...

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Tara Toliver

20 November 2018

Hi there,

I wanted to submit a review here as I had the best experience with KBR!

I have two adjacent apartments I was looking to combine into one larger apartment. I briefed in six build firms and felt that KBR was the most detailed with their SOW, proactive and knowledgeable in architecture/design/construction.

There were a lot of hoops we went through dealing with our building management, building architect, and KBR was super supportive and helpful during this entire process. They are super detailed with design and construction and I would recommend anyone to reach out to them.

I attached some pics, but they really don't do it any justice.

Yosi, Sara and Billy are amazing!

Thanks!

Tara
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Sandeep Kochar

20 November 2018

KBR first did a gut renovation for a 3 bedroom apartment we purchased 3 years ago. We have really enjoyed the apartment since. Remarkably, they did within the time frame specified, which was about 3 1/2 months, and got us in on time. Doesn't happen very often, especially with the scope of work and gut renovation. We were quite pleased, overall, with the quality of work. Stuff came up, and KBR was prompt on addressing our concerns and fixing stuff.

Now, 3 years letter, a somewhat big issue came up in one of the bathrooms, with some tiles coming loose. It was unclear why, but it seems that there was some problem with the thinset applied initially. KBR took ownership of the problem, and came in and fixed the problem in a few days.

The workmanship is quite good, they treated us well, and were very responsive and sensitive to our concerns.
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Mary Callaway

1 November 2018

After investigating several options, I hired KBR to perform a gut renovation of my apartment. From the very beginning, KBR articulated the correct scope of work needed to bring forth my apartment renovation. They handled all of the building approval process, and designed the entire renovation to fit within my budget. Michelle Cheung did a phenomenal job of holding my hand through the schematic phase of design as well as the finished material selection phase. Once the project was underway, Alex Moroita, the Project Manager, oversaw the build team and all of the additional trades needed to execute the renovation. In the end, I had a new bathroom, a new kitchen, all new floors, as well as updated electrical throughout, a great paint job and millwork to cover my radiators and a built-in bookcase that is more beautiful and functional than ever.

Michelle and Alex were a delight to work with and the entire team they hired were respectful and incredibly skilled at their craft. I would absolutely hire them again and recommend them without reservation to anyone looking to renovate their home.
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Mary Callaway

29 September 2018

Company was great and the designer and project manager were superb. Great to work with throughout the project. Never pushy. Suggested great ideas and were professional at all times. Project was completed ahead of time and the workmanship was excellent. No hidden costs or surprises. Couldn’t be happier. More...

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Jaclyn Davis

26 September 2018

KBR was amazing to work with. There are always issues in any renovation but hey were so quick to respond and solve all problems. Alex was specifically amazing and is still helping to fix things we have broken since moving back into our apt. He’s goes above and beyond what is expected! I would recommend them to anyone! It’s a one stop shop and I didn’t have to worry about supplies or deliveries etc. Alex was also amazing with my building and super which was extremely helpful in a renovation in a coop. More...

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Lauren S

24 September 2018

KBR did a great job on our kitchen renovation. We added in a whole new half bath as well and it came out amazing. We had a bit of a rocky start as our work ethic didn't fit with the designer that was assigned to us. To KBR's credit, they adjusted everything that need to be changed on time & at no additional cost. In the end, I would for sure recommend them to a friend - which is saying something. Kurt & Billy were amazing to work with and extremely responsive. It was a long journey, but we couldn't be happier. More...

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Vi Di

27 August 2018

I had a wonderful experience working with KBR NY to renovate my apartment. My renovation came out dreamy and I am very happy with the results! The KBR team was very positive, communicative & supportive throughout the entire process. Rob was very receptive and spot on with what work was necessary in my apartment. He was also very intuitive in picking the ideal designer & project manager for me to work with. Giselle was the ultimate fairy godmother to this entire project. She understood right away the atmosphere I was trying to create in the apartment and came up with lovely suggestions to help set the tone throughout it. Giselle ensured that everything was tasteful and functional. She went above and beyond to do her research & didn’t mind going over details with me until I was happy. She made the design process fun, collaborative and very exciting – as it should be! Alex was the ideal project manager, he was very knowledgeable and keen on details. He orchestrated the whole renovation flawlessly, helping accommodate schedule changes, unforeseen challenges & extra work orders. It was a pleasure working with KBR and I highly recommend their services! More...

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Emilio F

22 August 2018

We worked with KBR for the renovation of our apartment in Manhattan. KBR was recommended by our architect and was selected via a competitive process. What was initially supposed to be an easy and straight forward job turned into a more challenging one due to a very sensitive co-op board, however, the KBR team acted very professionally and supportive throughout the job. Our Project Manager, Alex and his team were extremely helpful and with a very good and positive attitude. The renovation turned out very well and we are very happy with the result. I would certainly work with KBR again, and would ask for Alex to be the Project Manager. More...

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PAULETTE BOWEN

10 August 2018

My first contact with KBRNY was my cousin. She had her kitchen done by KBRNY
and I absolutely loved it. In 2017 I contacted the company to remodel my

kitchen,and I was pleased with the result. In 2018 I again contacted KBRNY
to do my bathroom. I worked with Alex who I was able to contact whenever I
had concerns regarding anything.Yosi would always correct me whenever he
thinks the project would not be as lovely as he would like it to be.
Most of the time his judgement would be correct.
I enjoyed working with KBRNY and would definitely use them for future projects.
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Ian Fosbery

7 August 2018

We recently hired KBR to renovate our 2 bedroom/1.5 bath, newly purchased apartment. We were quite nervous about venturing into a home renovation project, having heard many negative stories. We are so happy that we went with KBR—it made our project one that we can actually tell our friends that it went smoothly.
They were very thorough with their quote, the project was on time (even given our incredibly tight timeline), they never pressured us to make any decisions we were not comfortable with, and the finished work was wonderful.
The team kept us in the loop on what was happening almost daily, and made themselves available to us whenever we needed.
They seemed to be a bit more expensive than other companies we looked at, but in the end, it was 100% worth it for us.
We highly recommend!
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Paul C

23 June 2018

[UPDATED REVIEW 8/7/18]
A few weeks ago, I realized that the shower door had been installed incorrectly as mentioned in my original review below. I contacted KBR and they were quick to fix the problem. They came 3 days in a row to replace the tiles that were damaged by the door and reinstall the door correctly. The new crew that showed up was professional and reliable unlike the first crew that took on my project. They even fixed one of my kitchen drawers. Despite my negative experience with KBR, I now believe that my case was an unlucky outlier and would've went smoothly had I gotten a different crew. If anything, KBR has shown that they want to fix the situation for me, and I've been impressed by their commitment. I'd recommend KBR. Just make sure they use a crew they've worked with for long.

[ORIGINAL REVIEW BELOW]
KBR's designers are friendly and mostly professional. Their quote was the most reasonable/affordable for what I wanted to do.

The problem is their workers. The workers they hire are nice guys but they lack experience, are careless, and are absolutely incompetent. They painted without paint tapes, leaving spots of incomplete painting and going over boundaries. They left their tools on my new counter without any protection and I had to place a protective layer myself. They were so sloppy installing my floor that the glue was everywhere on TOP of the floor. Their shower door crew didn't install the door securely enough that after a few months of regular use, the top hinge came off loose. They broke one of the holders underneath my vanity drawer and didn't even let me know about it. They dinged the cabinet finishing so much so often that KBR had to re-do the whole thing. And even afterwards, I still found dings. Just.. utter incompetence.

But from talking to them, I know this isn't entirely their fault. The workers are pressured to finish the job as fast as possible by KBR. This pressure creates a vicious cycle of hurried tasks and having to fix mistakes produced by the rushed jobs. Rushing the jobs also isn't entirely KBR's fault. The workers KBR hires in turn hire other workers but they pay them by hour. So of course they want to spend the least amount of time to get the job done. This leads to very low quality of jobs. This may be a problem common to the industry but it was a problem nonetheless.

The project took 4 times longer than estimated. This caused me a great amount of financial and psychological stress. Through the process, KBR tried their best to be accommodating and compensated for the trouble I went through. They offered to install light fixtures for free and offered me some financial compensation along with a nice gift at the end.

I personally wouldn't use KBR again or recommend it to others, but I also don't know if my project was an outlier and KBR is actually a lot better than what I experienced.

If you're going to hire KBR, I'd suggest you put into the contract a timeline clause that compensates you financially if the project gets delayed, and a clause that requires a weekly quality control meeting where you and KBR can go over the workers' work in detail.
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Alison Singer

20 May 2018

I found KBR to be extremely thorough in providing us with an estimate and complete understanding of project flow. They are very responsive over email and quick to answer any questions. They were happy to attend multiple site visits at our property and were accommodating when we asked to see a current project in action. More...

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Nicole B

20 April 2018

We recently worked with KBR to do a co-op combination project for a 1 bedroom and studio. We removed the kitchen from the studio and built out a large master suite, adding a beautiful bathroom and laundry closet. We raised the ceilings throughout the unit and installed new flooring to unify the 2 separate areas. Despite a change in the project manager halfway through, our project foreman handling the day-to-day construction was on-site during the entire process and oversaw the work from start to finish. He took great care of our project, ensuring everything was done to our taste and specifications. The work was done within the estimated time frame (how often can you say that about a construction project?!) and the craftsmanship was really great. The workers were very precise with their tile laying, woodwork and painting. KBR has been easy to work with throughout the process and when we had an issue with a light after the completion of the project, KBR sent someone the next day to fix it.

KBR worked hard to resolve issues that arose after the demolition phase of the project. We were able to arrive at a solution that worked for everybody in light of the changes. And KBR’s pricing for the overall project was quite reasonable — neither the cheapest nor the most expensive relative to other quotes we received — but the quality and attention to detail were at a premium level.
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Alison Blackman

28 March 2018

I was very aprehensive about hiring any contractor after a really terrible experience with someone else. But the KBR staff was really communicative throughout the entire process. Giselle Ulmo offered the kind of design assistance that would have been really frustrating otherwise. She understood my taste, budget and provided great suggestions. Latif Latifi, who oversaw the construction, was also high communicative, easy to work with, and dotted every I and crossed ever T to make sure our job was done perfectly. They cost a few $$ more, but it was so worth it. KBR Design & Build has restored my faith in contractors. I love the end result. Thanks KBR! More...

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David S.

16 November 2017

I contacted KBR because they had completed a project in my building. I had been seeking a contractor to renovate my bathroom. My previous contractor was unreliable so I decided not to use them. From start to finish the experience was flawless. Noam was professional in preparing the project estimate as well as the back and forth with changes. He communicated in a timely manner with me until the contract was finalized. Michelle Cheung was assigned to me as the designer. I can't say enough positive adjectives about her. From the start she understood what I was seeking in terms of design. I am pretty cure she spent more than the contracted hours consulting with me picking out materials from vendors. Her design ideas were terrific and she gave me many options always giving me a yes or no decision making opportunity. Michelle made herself readily available to discuss and respond to my ideas. She was an absolute pleasure to work with because she was enthusiastic and committed to my project. Andrew was assigned as the project manager. He, too, was committed to the project. He assessed some issues and help make decisions that made the project run smoothly. He showed up frequently to check progress and quality. I was gone for 4 weeks and the project that turned from a 1 to of 2 bathroom renovations proceeded while I was away. Both Michelle and Andrew handled it smoothly so I could vacation without any worrying. Both total bathroom renovations were completed according to the time frame identified in the original contract. There were no hidden costs added to the contract. And they made getting approval through my coop aggravation free which was a high concern of mine. If I decide do any additional apartment renovations I would ask for Michelle and Andrew and would not hesitate using KBR. More...

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Alexandra Appleton

2 October 2017

We hired KBR to conduct a kitchen renovation which a friend redesigned for us. I don't think I'd ever dealt with such a professional company as this. Andrew Karabynosh was our point person and was just lovely. He was very receptive to our questions and concerns, never condescended to us and handled his staff with respect. Really everyone we spoke to or emailed with was friendly and easy to talk to from Zach to Michelle. We would absolutely call on them again for future home projects. No question. More...

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Louie Pastor

13 September 2017

My wife and I hired KBR to do a full renovation on a 2200 square foot 3 bedroom apartment we bought in Dumbo. It was a big project, and we were on a tight timeline (our son was born in June, so it had to be done by May). Here's a summary of our experience:

KBR is extremely responsive during the scoping/bid process. They can move quickly to tell you how much things will cost and what your options are. They'll notice things you don't, which helps you to be realistic about what needs to be done.

We didn't love our designer. There were communication issues. But the finished product in terms of design is pretty much exactly what we wanted -- it just took a little more patience, time and effort on our part. Our designer actually left KBR shortly after work commenced, but we found working with the substitute designer on the finishing touches to be extremely easy (actually easier than with our original designer).

Now for the main reason we give them 5 stars instead of 4 stars -- Andrew Karabynosh. Andrew was our project manager. He's thoughtful, competent and thorough. He was on site every day, extremely responsive to texts and emails and made sure everything was done right. We made changes to the design after work commenced, and even when we expanded the scope of the project last minute (e.g. dropping the ceiling and adding recessed lights in the master bedroom) he made sure to allocate enough resources so that the apartment was ready in time for us to move in before our son was born.

As a last point, and this is another reason I give them 5 stars, they continue to take care of us even though the project is done and we've paid them in full. This is a big point for me. With a project this big on a time frame this tight, there were bound to be little things that need to be fixed but don't get noticed until much later. All I have to do is text or email Andrew about these things, and he sends someone over.

I've included two before/after photos. I don't think they really capture everything that they did but they were already on my phone and easy to upload.
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GEORGE SIMNO

9 September 2017

Fantastic from start to finish! Competent, professional, creative designers, construction management and staff. Handled entire job with only two or three brief visits to meet with design staff.

Found KBRNY via Internet search. We live in New Orleans, job was in Manhattan.
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Mary Ed Porter

3 July 2017

KBR Design & Build finished my kitchen last week and I could not be happier. It is not only beautiful beyond my expectations but it is also wonderfully functional. There is a place for everything and the storage is amazing for a tiny New York City kitchen (60 square feet!) I have a pantry, a mixer lift, a large range, gorgeous shelves, a trash pull-out, under-sink pull-out for cleaning products and a pull-out for tray storage. The design more than doubles the counter space and number of outlets that I had in my previous kitchen. It is miraculous! I was lucky to have Mohsen as both the designer and the project manager. He worked closely with me during the design phase and listened to my wishes. Together we created a design that worked for me and that I could afford. He found stock cabinets that could be used in a way to create the "custom" space that I longed to have. Mohsen and his assistant Carlotta advised me every step of the way on each of the minute details like colors, finishes, and placement. Likewise, the people who did the carpentry, plastering and painting were excellent. I thought particularly highly of Augustine who did amazing work in every area. Also the office staff did a wonderful job. Yelena handled getting the approval from my Co-op board and getting all the permits required in New York City. Sara, who first visited my apartment for the estimate, remained interested and engaged throughout the project. The entire team was excellent and they made the experience as painless as a renovation (complete with lots of dust, noise and clutter) could possibly be! I'm very happy that I chose KBR Design & Build to renovate my kitchen. More...

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Edward Goldman

29 June 2017

KBR recently completed a very large addition/remodel to our home. The effort, communication, and quality of craftsmanship were top notch. The subcontractors were very good, extremely dependable and pleasant. Noam was recommended by friends, who also had a project completed by KBR, any my family can’t thank them enough!

We will hire Noam and his team again for our next project and continue to recommend KBR for new construction & additions.
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marcpachter

14 April 2017

I had a superb experience with KBR in the transformation of my shabby, dated, and oppressive small bathroom to the showcase of Asian modernism it is today. I found the staff professional, aware of and candid about cost implications, responsive to client aspirations and concerns and exacting in craftsmanship. As a former museum director, I worked with many design professionals and want to particularly celebrate the designer in the company assigned to me, Michelle Cheung. But I was equally impressed by the teamwork of the various components of the firm. I am completely satisfied with my experience. More...

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cjeanneret

17 January 2017

I reached out to KBR about a minor cosmetic renovation to our kitchen (replacing floors and cabinetry). I spoke to Tom who was incredibly candid in letting me know that because of the simple cosmetic nature of the job, it would make more sense for me to go straight to a general contractor instead of using a design-build firm (since I didn't require any of KBR's design or permitting services). He road-mapped the process for me and gave me great straightforward advice. Even though I am not using KBR for this particular project, I was very impressed with the level of help and advice Tom provided. More...

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Breeze Sandover

17 January 2017

I purchased a 1BR in March of 2015 with the expectations that I was going to have to put significant work (and money) into it, in order to make it move in ready. I spoke with a couple Design & Build firms and a few contractors to try and sort of where I could get the best value.

Ultimately, the super in the building sold me on the fact that I should go with who he recommended because he had done work in the building before and would be able to navigate approvals and permits with relative ease. THIS WAS THE WORST MISTAKE I COULD HAVE MADE. I ended up having to spearhead so much of the approval process where I feel that I could always fall back on becoming an expeditor if my career goes to crap. To top it off, the contractor that was recommended by the super pretty much fell off the face of the Earth once he demolished the bathroom and left me in a terrible situation.

This is when I started to panic and luckily picked up the phone and called KBR. Tom came to the apartment the next day and walked me through feasibility, tentative pricing, and called out flaws in the half-baked plan that the original contractor had mustered up. I ultimately chose KBR because of how thorough they were, their ability to be up front and manage expectations, and the level of professionalism and competency that all of their employees displayed.

I was assigned Margo as a designer and couldn't have been happier with the job she did. I feel like I pushed pretty hard (had to get the project completed within a tight timeframe) and she was always pleasant and responsive. She also pulled together great designs and I'm in love with my new home!

Andrew was my Project Manager and he is the man. I'm sure they think I was an annoying client because of all of the questions that I continually peppered them with, but this was my first renovation and I was looking to learn as much as possible s I could save money the next time around. Andrew was always walking me through the process and would take pictures and send them to me so I could understand the installation process of specific elements throughout the renovation.

All in all, the place looks great and I feel that I got good value even though KBR is not the cheapest firm around. There was a couple hiccups along the road, but it was a dream compared to how my renovation started off. I've already recommended KBR to a couple family members and friends.
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moira

29 December 2016

We received a lot of help from KBR in the process of buying an apartment and planning for its renovation. Noam from KBR is very responsive and helpful. He came out to two apartments we were interested in, to estimate the amount of renovation needed, so that we could value them properly. He also answered many questions. I visited their office and everyone was cheerful and professional.

After we bought the apartment and had the drawings, KBR provided us with a detailed bid promptly. Even though we didn't end up working with them further due to other reasons, I have no doubt they would have done a wonderful job.
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July Chang

28 December 2016

Very nice guys!!!. We hired KBR to remodel our kitchen and baths six months ago.

We were delighted and impressed by their proposed solutions to our design challenges (very limited space) . The design process was collaborative and fun (much more than the construction part). The final design was both more practical and more beautiful than we had expected. Now that we have lived in the new space for few weeks, we remain extremely pleased.

As the work commenced, it became obvious that not just the design but the craftsmanship and especially the management skills of the team were up to all our challenges. Those came to include some unexpected problems from a previous renovation that could have interrupted our project for several weeks and which required extensive additional plumbing work. We were particularly impressed with KBR ability to gather the right experts and trades, revise part of the construction schedule and keep us on track close to our original completion date

Throughout the project, communications were easy; the project manager and Yosi responded to questions and issues without delays

We certainly would work with KBR again and happy to recommend their work to anyone who is looking for high standards renovation
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jen0bean

5 December 2016

Working with KBR has been the highlight of my home ownership. When we purchased our co-op space in Brooklyn we weren't sure where to turn to get it renovated. Frankly, the building approval process was daunting in and of itself. We found KBR and couldn't be happier. They were the ultimate one stop shop!! They put aside our fears of the building approval and we're able to navigate it expertly and efficiently. The designer we worked with was excellent, had amazing suggestions and were able to help us stay inside of our budget. The project manager
kept us abreast of issues and was professional and punctual, as were all of the workers who came into our home. The end result was beautiful. I really couldn't recommend a better company to work with.
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isabella nin

30 October 2016

Excellent job, couldnt be happier!
We hired KBR to do a full gut renovation of our home. The workers really know what they are doing and are super professional. From start to finish, they have kept with the agreed timeline and always kept me informed of the progress with weekly meeting minutes issued by KBR. They have worked closely with my Architect.
The team i worked with were clearly experts in their field and helped to make this process as seamless as possible. Highly recommended!
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jenna molly

26 October 2016

Old and Outdated turned into OMG! Yosi along with the incredible Team changed our out dated apartment into a show room. KBR did not just redesign our kitchen, They redesigned our main living area. We relocated our kitchen, dining area and family room. Yosi and his team helped in every step from floor design down to picking the cabinetry hardware. Margo along with KBR project team put together the most exquisite tile backsplash.
The kitchen is both beautiful and functional, Really no words!
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jessica silor

26 October 2016

Our experience with KBR Renovations was flawless. From the first contact with them, the communication was immediate and very helpful. The project was completed by talented and friendly professionals within the timetable that they outlined. The workmanship was perfect and the small "punch list " at the end of the project was completed immediately. We are thrilled with the outcome and would recommend them enthusiastically to anyone! More...

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zak gia

26 October 2016

We hired KBR Design & Building our master bathroom. During the project, we increased the work to include upgrading Kitchen and apt Floor . We are very pleased with the work. There were no hidden costs, he followed through on every last detail and did so in a timely manner. KBR guided us toward materials that were of a higher quality to prevent problems down the road. KBR team was respectful of our home and did their best to protect our belongings from the renovation destruction. We will definitely hire KBR again for future renovations. More...

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adam moss

25 October 2016

We hired KBR after interviewing five contractors and are very pleased we did. As architect owners we are very selective in picking the right contractor on all our work, one who is design oriented and has an excellent track record. KBR meets these qualifications! Their work is beautifully crafted with care and attention to detail. From complex demolition and plumbing to detailed finish carpentry and custom millwork we were impressed with their professionalism and quality. We were happy to work collaboratively with Yosi, Mohsen and their crew and look forward to working with them again on other design projects in the future. We wholeheartedly recommend them to anyone looking for professional high quality renovation and a smooth building process. More...

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Betty Chu

24 October 2016

Working with KBR was unquestionably the best decision we could have made. The ease of communication, The quality of construction, and the overall personability and enthusiasm are all beyond reproach with this group. As it was our first time renovating our home, we were admittedly lost at times as to what we needed to do, but there was always someone available to help guide us through an unfamiliar process. We feel very fortunate to have had the expertise of Yosi, Margo, Alex and the rest of the crew in our corner. The entire renovation want smoothly, and we regularly receive compliments on our home. Big thanks to the whole KBR team! More...

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tanna goldberg

24 October 2016

Our project comprised a total kitchen and master bath gut. KBR team is fantastic. We have never had a remodel go so smoothly. They covered all our hardwoods, cleaned our Apt at the end of every day and put up zippered plastic walls to keep dust out of the other rooms in our home. His subs were very professional and did great work. Zak did our project estimate and tracked the costs and he finished when he said he would. It would have been sooner had our tile not been backordered. KBR team did an excellent job and we would use them again in a heartbeat. More...

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sandy tie

24 October 2016

KBR did my apartment renovation several years ago. They were on time and came on budget. They have since come to do a minor fix and have been responsive and helpful. Their attitudes and personality within the team has made me feel like I would and will hire them again. They are an extraordinary company More...

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tal Pienica

24 October 2016

It was clear from the start that the entire team at KBR Design & Build was enthusiastic, hard-working, organized, and personable. We were also extremely impressed with the transparency of the budget, their commitment to keeping costs within budget, and their "high-tech" communication skills. The building process never became overwhelming because they had a planned schedule, and gave us plenty of lead time to get ready for upcoming decisions. Their online resources and website were also extremely helpful. Probably the most enjoyable part of working with KBR is that all of the members of the team were competent and yet incredibly personable and fun. We were thrilled to be working with KBR, and we can highly recommend them for any Apt or potential building project. More...

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Dekel Htuka

24 October 2016

KBR an is team did an amazing job renovated my apt.
Building approval was fast, project scheduling and delivery's was on time.
Yosi an is team very professional, the respond for email was quick and the end result is AMAZING!! .
Highly recommend !!
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CONCEPT NYC REAKTY Inc

21 October 2016

I am a developer and Real Estate Broker in Concept NYC REAKTY Inc - a highly competitive luxury market. My team and I have been working with KBR Design & Build for many years. Working with Yosi and his team has made a world of difference in the end result of our product. We are very happy about the continued success with Yosi and his team. Yosi creativity and hands on approach make the difference and we look forward to many more years of success. More...

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nala_bachkhaz

21 October 2016

It has been more then a year since the project was completed and we still are so happy with everything, both the design and how the project was executed with KBR.
I remember the day when we were working out some of details before the project began, and they made a suggestion that took the project from a simple replacement of finishes and appliances to a real renovation that brought improved function and a total new look to the spaces. I am so glad for that meeting. It pushed us where we needed to go, Thanks KBR team.
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kar1sh_shakirova

21 October 2016

We completely remodeled our old apt, two bedrooms and a full bathroom. KBR finished ahead of schedule and they were meticulous in their craftsmanship and quality to ensure their work fit the period of the original structure. The end result was masterful and far exceeded our expectations.
Their service, integrity and responsiveness was outstanding and the billing and budget management was fair and timely. They sure earned out recommendation.
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Belen ruiz

21 October 2016

I signed up with KBR to work on my 2,000 square foot apt.
The team was professional and easy to work with, giving me great ideas and detailed budgets for what I needed to get my home in tip top shape. I needed to move very quickly and they were able to handle my extremely fast pace, while being comprehensive, thorough and always with a smile. I'm now working on my second project with them. I highly recommend them, you can't go wrong! More...

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rebecca eps

21 October 2016

We have been in our Home for 8 months and we love it!
KBR were exceptional throughout the process with obsession over details, collaboration and accessibility. Since completion of the project, they've been very quick to respond to emails or questions and their subcontractors have also operated with the same level of high service, After working with them, we now understand why they so busy.
Thank you KBR
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Jonathan Ferdinand

19 April 2016

KBR is the Contractor you want!! KBR has been a Godsend! From our initial meeting to our final walk through, they have consistently delivered! When looking head on at a huge renovating project, it’s critical that you have a contractor by your side that can do a few things in particular: Listen, lead, plan, and execute.

Anytime I hear a scary story of contractors gone-bad, I thank God for coming across this group. One important factor that sets them apart is their attention to detail. Their professionalism, punctuality, and flexibility made a very major renovation seem like a walk in the park. Working with Adi, Yosi, Mohsen, Frank and the rest of the team left me rest assured that I was never alone. When undertaking any large project, issues will arise. They were all addressed and rectified. How those issues are addressed is where you will notice the glaring differences between mediocre contractors and KBR. Yosi’s passion in particular won me over. It was refreshing to see his excitement and relentless dedication till the day of completion. My house is more beautiful than I could have imagined! The proof is in the pudding! KBR is highly recommended.
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thopkins1963

24 March 2016

I was impressed with the work I saw on your site, which was done by this company, I called them up and they came out and gave me a consultation, the rep was punctual and very professional. I'm looking forward to working with them. More...

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alexandra_b57

7 December 2015

Excellent job, couldn't be happier!
We hired KBR to do a full renovation job of our new three bedroom two bathroom apartment in Midtown West. They were very thorough and competetitive with their estimate and came in on budget. Scope of work included: appliance removal, designing and installing floor to ceiling custom cabinets, installing a new porcelain floor, installing a new tile and installing new appliances and lighting. Zachi was great to deal with and very responsive to any issues that came up. We are very happy with the results! More...

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SCHARLY DESIGNER STUDIO, Inc

2 December 2015

As a Design + Architecture Studio we have collaborate with KBR on our Client's Luxury Retail project on Madison Avenue, the quality of the construction is remarkable, as well for the construction project management.
Very good and effective team at all levels.

I can only recommend this General Contractor.
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Lee Yanco

1 December 2015

We just finished our renovation with KBR and the work is beautiful! Some highlights:

+ Final renovation looks great. The workers really know what they're doing and do a good job making everything look professional and natural. Our bathroom was completely redone and now it looks absolutely gorgeous, 100% thanks to KBR's work and design services.

+ The included designer (Renee) was wonderful and really helped us beautify the place. Our bathroom looks great and we wouldn't have been able to make all those decisions ourselves. Renee was able to get a great feeling for what we wanted and designed the space to fit our desires and constraints.

+ Able to stick to a hard deadline. We had a TV show coming to film in our apartment (long story) and needed to prioritize removing a wall by a fixed date. Zachi (Project Manager) was able to accomplish this and was great about reshuffling the project scope to accommodate the show.

+ Return touch-ups for 6 months included is wonderful. We had an issue with our river rock floor and KBR came back to fix the issue without question.

- Knocking off a star for communication... it was often really hard to get a timely answer and the delay in communication made decision making more stressful than it should have been given our very constrained timeline. We had to stop in every day to make sure nothing small was missed, and communicating the changes we wanted took a lot of energy - although to KBR's credit, they always did accommodate our requests.
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elahehjanati

30 November 2015

I used KBR for a complete renovation of my apartment in the UES. They did a great job and were very friendly and professional. The whole crew was very attentive. One person that stands out the most is ZACHI. He answered every call at any hour of the day and worked with me to resolve all questions and concerns. Even after the job was completed, he was still available for anything that needed to be addressed. More...

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ryantmckinnon

3 November 2015

KBR did an amazing job. The quality and service were exceptional and on the money. From the initial design to completion, designer Renee Riddick was a pleasure to work with. The project manager Zachi Ozery, along with the carpenters, painters, plumbers and electricians were all professional. I am very pleased with the results. I would definitely work with them on any future work on my home and highly recommend. Their services. More...

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Yael Bogart

3 November 2015

Overall very good experience with the entire team. Very happy I chose to work with them, we wanted to combine two apartment units together in a coop building and they were able to assist us in securing an architect, permits, and all design drawings. Yosi and his son, Adi, came out to my apartment initially to review the scope of the project and were very creative with their ideas and personable from the start which made me feel like I'm in the right hands. We are currently almost finished the renovation and i am loving the results, would recommend this company to everyone we know! More...

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pspartee

2 November 2015

KBR just completed enclosing the second floor of our NYC apartment to create a second bedroom with multiple closets. The design is perfect--it follows the aesthetic of the rest of the apartment precisely, and even the details match, right down to the floor molding. KBR worked really diligently with us to ensure this result and paid great attention to detail. And they are pestering me about resolving the punch list rather than vice versa--again demonstrating their diligence. We will be using them again without a doubt! More...

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Avishai Nahum

2 November 2015

KBR just designed my dream apt in midtown, couldn't ask for more. Prompt service from their project manager, constant follow ups for max satisfaction.
I strongly recommend using KBR's design and build services, if you care about where you live that is.
Keep doing that good work!
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pow1936

1 November 2015

KBR did my home renovation in November 2014. It was an excellent experience, as from start to finish, they kept with the agreed timeline and always kept me informed of the weekly progress, as I was out of town for almost the entire process. I was able to sit with my designer, Kelly, and she patiently walked me through all materials needed and helped me create a beautiful design! When I arrived one week before they were finished, I was impressed at how clean my apartment was and the way everything came together! Thank you, KBR. More...

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Noam Silven

31 October 2015

had my kitchen gut renovated and redesigned by KBR and I could not be happier! We have a decent sized kitchen. My designer, Kelly, was so friendly and easy to work with, as well as Zachi has the project manger and the rest of KBR team, From day one, we felt comfortable and knew we were working with people that knew what they were doing, KBR is the way to go!

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Elena Domazaki

31 October 2015

KBR Team did an great job helping us through all steps of our renovation.
We fully apartment Our designer was Margo, listened to what we wanted, what our needs were and our future plans with the apartment and came up with a design that suites our thought and got us great resale value.
Zachi who were our project manger did a great job execute the project scheduling and give a us a quick solution that came up during progress .
We Really Happy and recommend KBR .
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baraz2002

31 October 2015

I hired KBR to renovate my NYC apartment. We considered a few options and based on reviews and tje feeling decided to renovate with KBR. Zachi managed the renovations. My renovation was completed within a timely manner and within the budget I had in mind. Zachi had a positive attitude, and the results were exactly what we had in mind. I highly recommended Zachi & KBR More...

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ronityerushalmi

31 October 2015

My Wife and I did a full apt renovation and we are beyond happy with the result .
KBR Team did a great job from Design to Project manger (Kelly&Zachi).
We Really Recommend and will not hesitate to use them!!
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inbal tenembaum

30 October 2015

The fantastic KBR team remodeled our Apartment kitchen and master bathroom & Guess bath.
I'm so happy with the finished results, from the design to the high quality finishes. If you are looking for a team that really focuses on the little details, you can't go wrong with them.
The designer Renee did a great job so as our project manager Zachi, They've been doing this for so long, they really don't miss anything! Maybe after I save up some more I'll be coming back again for my next project.
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Amalia Yerushalme

30 October 2015

After a long research i found KBR as the right team team for the job, KBR did an amazing job helping us through all steps of our renovation.
We did a kitchen bath renovation and some apt work too . Our designer, Margo, listened to what we wanted, what our needs were and our future plans with the apartment and came up with a design that perfectly suites our needs, we had Zachi as our project manger who did a great job coordinate making sure everything is on schedule.
If you looking for the best team to renovate your apt KBR will be it!!
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ailieviolet

29 October 2015

Very nice office space and display area. They got the work done quickly and all the staff were very helpful, especially Zach who went above and beyond to make sure we were happy with the work.

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Raven Pena

29 October 2015

KBR did an amazing job on my renovation. They were so thorough in quoting my project and help me get all approvals with my building. Margo, their in house designer, was awesome in helping me design the space and order all materials that I needed while still staying in my budget! They took care of everything from start to finish and kept me informed every step of the way. More...

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Megan Short

29 October 2015

I am a first time home buyer and a coworker recommended KBR, I am so glad that they did! I priced out a few different design&build firms and none were as thorough/detailed in their scope of work and none were as upfront with other costs that may occur (architect if building required, DOB fees, etc). They even gave me a suggested material budget showing realistic numbers for each item to keep me on track in my budget!
Being a first time homeowner I can say that I didn't know much, so I really leaned on my designer Margo who explained what was going on throughout each step and let me know what to expect next. I now have a beautiful apartment and finished pretty much on budget (I did splurge a little on awesome bathroom and kitchen tiles). I am beyond happy!
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kbowman_

28 October 2015

KBR did an outstanding job helping us through all steps of our renovation.
We fully reconfigured our outdated PH, including moving the kitchen. Our designer, Margo, listened to what we wanted, what our needs were and our future plans with the apartment and came up with a design that perfectly suites our needs (and also has great resale value!)
They were realistic about expenses and helped us find a way to reach our goals without our budget.
The team I worked with (Margo, Adi and Yosi) were clearly experts in their field and helped make this process as seamless as possible.
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iamjames

27 October 2015

I originally priced out my project with KBR just to have a second quote to compare prices against the guys I was planning on going with. They were so thorough in their pricing that it made me realize how unrealistic the other guys were and how much they left out of their quotes.
Going with KBR was the best decision that I made, they helped me with dob/ building approval, design and were very thorough in everything that that they did for me.
Best decision and highly recommended!
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jamesjagi

27 October 2015

I hired KBR to renovate my apartment. It was a great experience of having their services. Great service, respectful people and very nice result. I recommend this company for your apartment renovations. More...

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Tamir Vidal

27 October 2015

KBR was super professional, on time, and very knowledgeable. They did the work for the quoted price and followed up to make sure the work was done to my satisfaction. I would highly recommend them for others. More...

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mehrnaz_moghaddam

27 October 2015

KBR did a great job for my apartment renovation. A really good service and amazing result. I definetly recommend this company for apt renovation.

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Kristina Tyshchenko

27 October 2015

I hired KBR to renovate my kitchen and bathroom. Zachi was extremely professional and knowledgeable and the transformation was beautifully executed. My renovation was completed within a timely manner and within the budget I had in mind. Zachi had a positive attitude, and a pleasure to work with. I highly recommended Zachi & KBR !!! More...

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decker_j

26 October 2015

KBR has given me a great home and I would recommend them to anyone and everyone.
Each person assigned to my team was helpful and clearly an expert in their field. I felt very comfortable leaving such an important things in their very capable hands. More...

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karen larue

25 October 2015

For all Houzz users....KBR is the greatest! If you want to renovate your home, do dot hesitate to use this team! My husband and I hired them for our family renovation and were amazed at the level of professionalism and courtesy they exhibited throughout the entire process. We have a pre-war building on the upper West side that has been transformed into a modern dreamland! Everyone there works an a solid unit, from the designers to the project managers to the owners. The contractor on our job was so clean and conscious of our needs and wants and we learned so much about options and solutions that we never dreamed possible. KBR 100% exceeded our expectations. I am passing along the advise to go with this company without hesitation. We are thrilled and grateful for our new home. More...

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Nina Drinknstyle Corp

25 October 2015

In 2009 I first hired Zachi, the project manager of KBR, to design & build my store Drink N' Style Corp. Now that I have decided to upgrade, I called him up again and as always, extremely happy with the results. He had done an amazing job and trust me, i am a perfectionist and I had no complaints. I highly recommend to any designer or simply any home/business owner to use him for 100% satisfaction guaranteed. Thank you Zachi! More...

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gill648

25 October 2015

I recently hired KBR to do a full apt renovation in my Condo. I first met with Adi after inquiring through Houzz for an estimate and some design ideas. Adi came over with one of KBRs designers to discuss the potential renovation and approximate costs; like everyones concern, i wanted to know the price id be looking at as I've heard the various horror stories.
After signing on with KBR for my renovation i was introduced to Zachi who is the project manager. I felt more assured for the fact that i had a full time contact to address all my concerns. For anyone considering a remodel/ renovation, if you do not have a point a contact to address all phases and process throughout the duration, you will go crazy. I highly recommend consulting with KBR for any remodeling concerns; dealing with a fully integrated Design & Build firm is the most seamless process.
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C. Lindsay

25 October 2015

I really enjoyed working with KBR! I didn't have to worry about an aspect of my project- design, construction, they even dealt with my building approvals which was a HUGE bonus!
I would definitely recommend this company. They were such a pleasure to work with and really helped me get all of my needs into my apartment.
I highly recommend them!
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Karen Lewis

25 October 2015

I had my entire apartment gut renovated and redesigned by KBR and my family and I could not be happier! We have a 3 bedroom home with 2 baths and a decent sized kitchen. My designer, Kelly, was so friendly and easy to work with, as well as everyone else at the firm. From day one, we felt comfortable and knew we were working with people that knew what they were doing.So capable, so efficient and they were extremely up front about the process from the start. If you are looking for a gorgeous home renovation, these guys are the way to go! More...

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mgu99200059

25 October 2015

KBR helped me remodel my apartment in Manhattan. Zachi was very knowledgeable and gave me advice that matched my budget. Would recommend.

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Tali Vaknin

24 October 2015

Hire these guys! Don't think twice.
Professional. Perfect attention to detail. Outstanding visionaries.

These are the guys to go to! Zachi completely remodeled my bedroom and living room area in my apartment and I cannot thank him enough for the exceptional job he did. Zachi and his team were on time with my strict deadline and gave my apartment a complete makeover. I feel like I am living in a completely brand new apartment. They did a phenomenal job and I highly recommend them to anyone looking to remodel or renovate their apartment or house. More...

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lsk1979

24 October 2015

I hired and worked with KBR beginning in February of this year to renovate my kitchen, 2 bathrooms and a few miscellaneous items throughout. They transformed my outdated 1990's apt into a contemporary dream. I loved that they were very easy to work with and the entire team was extremely pleasant and helpful, as well as always available. My renovation was completed within a timely manner and they were very respectful of my personal belongings, as I was living there during the entire process. Beautiful job!! Highly recommended!!! More...

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Jim Torett

24 October 2015

KBR exceeded our expectations in remodeling our 3 bedroom condo in NYC.
Although there are always hiccups in any construction project, KBR's team made it as minimally disruptive as possible is every aspect. The design process was seamless and our project manager let us know a realistic timeline of our project, which helps when you are moving a family with 2 young children! They truly set you up with a whole team to help see your project through to completion.
We are thrilled with our apartment- our designer got to know our needs and likes and considered every aspect (including budget!). They truly understood that this is our home and making this space perfect for us was as much of a priority for KBR as it was for us!
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Dominic C

24 October 2015

I just finished my renovation with KBR and my experience with them truly sets a higher standard for any design&build firms that I work with in the future outside of NYC.
When I signed on as a client they gave me a list of materials that I would need to purchase (faucets, vanities, kitchen cabinets, flooring, etc) and estimated prices broken down into 3 tiers which helped me keep a handle on my budget throughout the project. The designer that I worked with ordered all of the materials we selected and coordinated the deliveries which was a huge burden off of my shoulders as I don't have the time for daily delivery phone calls. In terms of a time line for construction, the project manager I worked with gave me a schedule before we started demolition and managed my expectations upfront.
I actually had fun with the construction process with them, they explained what was happening along the way and why. I am thrilled with my end result and would recommend KBR to anyone thinking of redoing their home in New York!
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c_lauren_v

23 October 2015

I hired KBR to remodel my restroom. Zachi was incredibly nice and even helped me decide on an appropriate layout. They finished fairly quickly and now my restroom looks great! Good service over all.

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Cindy Lovee

23 October 2015

WOW KBR is just amazing, I was looking around for a GC to renovate my house in Brooklyn, I got referral by my friend that did a job with them. My sale person was Zak, he was really friendly, very professional and helpful most importantly. I wanted to fix our my bathroom and 3 bedroom since i was having a newborn. At the end we agree to fix up my whole house. I was on a time frame I had to get everything done with in 6 months. They finished the job accordingly.

My designer was Kelly wow she was great. She know exactly what I want. I told her what style i was aiming for she got right into it. She was very friendly she always did what i wanted. Very happy with the Job. Lastly the project manager Zacki was great. He did he he was suppose to. do He directed the contractors to finished asap.

I totally recommend this place. The price is fair and it was worth every penny.
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Sandy Mei

23 October 2015

I hired KBR to remodel my condo apartment. Zachi was very good at consulting me on what is best for the layout. I was very pleased with all the work and final results. I get compliments on my apartment all the time. I would definitely recommend KBR to anyone looking for a high quality home renovation. More...

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Shahrouz Varshabi

22 October 2015

I wanted to renovate the kitchen in my house and wasn't sure about the design and what type of cabinet to use. I used this company to design and install the kitchen cabinets. I liked their work so much that we ended up remodeling bathroom and living room area also. Very nice job. More...

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Bill Bennett

22 October 2015

I hired KBR to redo my place in the city and couldn't have had a better experience with them. They were very responsive in the planning and measuring stages, very detail-oriented and organized. Adi and Yosi made the whole process painless, and their workers were careful, thoughtful and actually knew what they were doing. My girlfriend and I are thrilled with the final result. I plan to call them again to redo our Summer place after the holidays so it's ready to unveil when May rolls around.

Unreservedly five stars.
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mohsenmoghaddam

22 October 2015

I used KBR to renovate my office in Manhattan. Their price wasn't that cheap but reasonable and the most important was they worked with my budget. I worked with one of their designers. He was very knowledgeable and had great ideas. In general I had a good experience with them. More...

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jmiller922

2 February 2015

I originally intended on hiring KBR to renovate just my bathroom. But after seeing that they were so consistent with what they said they would do, I asked them to continue into my kitchen. About a month later, as promised, I had a beautifully renovated kitchen and bathroom. I highly recommend using them. Ask for Yosi or Zak, both were great to work with.

- Joe Miller

Manhattan, NY
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mruben1968

1 February 2015

My colleague had hired KBR to gut renovate his brownstone in cobble hill and recommended them to me when i relocated to my company's nyc office ....
Not only did KBR transform the entire interior and exterior roof space of the home i purchased , Zak helped me assess which property best suited my needs, had the best probable resale value , and, helped sort out what it would cost to bring different prospective buildings up to market value . In the end i was able to make an educated purchase, based on the real costs of making my new home not only livable , but beautiful ...
KBR took care of everything from DoB approvals and permitting , coordinating the necessary architectural support i needed , expediting plans and filings , interior schematics , drawings , material selections , and then handled all of the trades under one umbrella, glaziers , electricians , plumbing , exterior facade work , you name it , Yosi got it done, and performed the renovation on schedule and within my budget .
One of the things that impressed me the most was the level of integrity and transparency at all phases of the process, all the pro's and con's , costs and values were presented before any decisions were made one way or the other , nothing was ever charged before i approved it , my voice was heard and i felt like KBR kept me abreast of everything i needed to know, when i needed to know it.
The built-in elements came out phenomenal , i feel like i got amazing bang for my buck , and would definitely suggest that anyone looking to renovate an apartment or building in nyc , reach out to these guys!
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viviencarmikal

29 January 2015

I heard about KBRNY from a friend that had her apartment renovated by them the year before. I found this company to be very professional and timely, and I loved the designer that I worked with. The project was completed within my budget and turned out much better than I could have imagined. I found the entire staff to be very personable as well as knowledgeable. I find that every time I walk through my front door, I have a smile on my face. Thanks, KBR.... More...

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kbrny

29 January 2015

I had a friend that hired this firm to do a gut renovation in their apartment and they couldn't have been happier. I decided to try them out, and couldn't have been more pleased. They were extremely professional, timely and a pleasure to work with. I loved my chosen designer and found her especially experienced. My project was completed on time and within my budget. I would strongly recommend this company to anyone who wants their dream living space to become a reality! More...

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tpdpest

29 January 2015

I contacted KBR back in early April 2014 to renovate my apartment in L.I.C.
At first I thought that this would be a simple process where I would just hire and pay a contractor to do the job, but unfortunately this was not the case. Little did I know of all the Permits and Certificates required by the City, State and Building to remodel my apartment.
KBR walked me through the entire process advising me as to the implications of certain key aspects of my remodel.
The Project Developer, Zak, came out to my apartment and candidly provided me with an estimate for the whole renovation, making sure to point out unknown possible extra work as well as structural implications.
Overall, my experience with KBR was great. I called them with no knowledge of the remodeling process, and they took the time to educate me on all the details of the process.
Once i realized that i would need to adjust my budget, in order to file for a building permit , which required an architect , i postponed th project for a few months .
In November of 2014 , i reached back out to KBR , Zak lined up the architectural services needed to file with the DoB , get the plans approved and get building approval for my renovation project .
Yosi and Zachi managed my project to perfection, the foremen on the job were terrific and the entire KBR design team was really helpful , they helped me stay on budget , on schedule and end up with a home i'm thrilled with ...
I've since referred my employer and two of my personal clients to KBR for their design & build services ...
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katsheltn

29 January 2015

KBR was such a pleasure to work with!
They made getting permits/building approval a breeze and handled everything for ua. As ossues arose, as is inevitable in construction, they handled it smoothly and really took all of our worry away. Once you sign on as a client they assign you a designer (we worked with Margo who was beyond helpful) and it was great to be able to have someone help us make difficult decisions.
If your thinking of them, use them!
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cacevedo_82

22 January 2015

After searching through Houzz and viewing many designers, I came across KBR and I am so glad I did. Their designs and vision were so refreshing and really took our ideas to a new place. The designer (Margo) did a wonderful job of listening to my needs, looking at at the layout in my kitchen, and presenting options. We worked through a number of changes in the design until everything was just right. She was full of great suggestions. The installation team also did a great job. More...

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hanspli

20 January 2015

I hired KBR to gut renovate a loft I purchased to use as a rental / income property in the financial district.
The depth of expertise and precision with every stage of the process was mind-blowing. Zak came out and performed the initial on-site estimate. He helped me get my head around a budget , what i might want to spend , where i'd get a good return on investment , where to value engineer etc...

When the time came to move forward with the agreement, Zak went through all the pro's and con's that come along with a full-gut renovation of a NYC apartment , he put everything out front and center in terms of what challenges might arise , what to expect and budget for , what are some likely timelines etc ...

I was intimidated by the deign phase , particularly since my full-time residence is on the west-coast, KBR's design team ordered everything on my behalf , and kept impeccable records of all invoicing and delivery schedules , returning a few items that arrived broken from the manufacturer , etc... more importantly , they emailed me layout options with elevations and a 3D rendering of the kitchen and the bathroom , which put my partner and I at ease prior to the kickoff of production ...

Yosi and Mike oversaw the entire build-phase of the project , and the final result is amazing ... they took an outdated loft that hadn't been renovated since the 80's and made it slick, sleek and contemporary ...

I'd recommend KBR for anyone looking for a one-stop-shop for the entire building approval, design , production and project management process .... amazing value, phenomenal quality work , friendly , deeply knowledgable staff , trusted problem solvers ... these guys decimate every negative cliche you've ever heard about contractors , with their skill , transparency and positive attitude ...

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Hans
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benkim22

10 November 2014

Excellent work and couldn't be happier.
We hired KBR to do a full remodel job of our new two bedroom two bath condo in Lincoln Square. The job scope included a wide range of projects - some of which are listed below:
- Gut renovation of our kitchen (demolition of wall, re-tiling floor & backsplash, installation of new cabinets and all new appliances).
- Gut renovations of both bathrooms (full re-tile top to bottom , installation of new vanities, sinks, toilets & shower fixtures). They also created custom niches for us in both bathrooms which are great..
- Sanded and re-stained entire apartment wooden floor. We had previously a hideous cherry finish which is now a dark walnut stain which we love.
- Painting throughout the apartment including a custom striped pattern for our baby room
- New lighting throughout entire apartment including installation of recessed and pendant lighting in the kitchen.

In addition to the high quality work they did, we were very impressed by the speed of which KBR was able to get the necessary approvals through our board and building's management company. We had heard of horror stories on how long approval processes can take in NYC but Adi and the team did a great job of pushing this process through quickly. We very much appreciated this.

When we first bought our apartment we were enamored with the unit's location but less enthused by the interior. But after KBR's remodel we truly love our new home. KBR helped realize the full potential of our place which we couldn't be happier with. Adi, Yosi and the full KBR team did a great job of meeting deadlines, addressing any issues quickly, ensuring quality of work throughout and staying within our budget.

We would recommend them to anyone and wouldn't hesitate to use them again.
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dougfan

3 October 2014

After vetting eight of NYC's top design/build firms, including three of nyc's "top-5", I went with KBR.
I acquired a 2,200 sq ft. loft last May, and needed to gut renovate the entire space. Zak helped me get my head around probable budgets for labor and materials, time-tables etc. The design team helped my partner and i arrive at an aesthetic, identify the best layout for our needs, and how to spend intelligently on finished materials...
Adi oversaw all of the building approvals and saved me enormously on soft-costs by communicating effectively with the co-op board, my DoB stamps arrived on-time, and production kicked of within three days of our initial target. Yosi drove the project from start to completion with a level of mastery commensurate with his decades of experience, catching potential challenges before they even unfolded. From preparation to close and clean and punchlist, things went far better than expected. we had heard horror stories about NYC renovation projects, contractors walking off jobs, designers unable to adjust to emerging building constraints etc...We chose KBR because of their amazing team...From Yosi on down, everyone there lives and breaths nyc renovations, and it shows...In the end, our renovation came in on schedule and on budget, we would highly recommend KBR for any NYC renovation project you might have in mind....our home is now worth more than what we paid for it, and we have Yosi and the KBR team to thank ....
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Katharine Everbean

28 May 2014

We couldn't be happier with the work done for us by KBR. Amanda created a beautiful kitchen for our new home and was a pleasure to work with from the start. KBR's staff genuinely cared about our ideas and likes and dislikes, unlike another design company that had earlier presented us with a take-it-or-leave-it plan. All the work was done by true professionals with minimal disruption to our lives. It was wonderful to work with them and we will consider them again in our future! Highly recommend to anyone in the area looking to renovate any part of their home. More...

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Gale Crataegus

28 May 2014

KBR remodeled our kitchen and both our bathrooms of our townhouse. We chose KBR because they have a great reputation for getting the job done right and on time. They handled the design, project management, inspections, and all the labor for all the projects. The designs do speak for themselves. We loved working with Sarah and Yosi! The designs were to our liking and have made our living space more usable and beautiful than it ever was before. More...

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Sam Benedict

28 May 2014

We chose KBR to remodel our kitchen (the room certainly had its share of charms that we wanted to preserve, but also needed some significant upgrades). KBR did a magnificent job of striking that crucial balance. Working with them was stress-free & more fun than any renovation has a right to be! Most definitely recommended! More...

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Nicki Lemaire

28 May 2014

After living in my apartment for the past 6 years my mother & I decided we needed to upgrade the kitchen. We wanted to be able to have a clean modern kitchen, as opposed to our very outdated one. KBR was recommended to us by one of my good friend-as well as, and Adi & Amanda and we could not be happier with what they did. They took the time to go through everything with us to find the perfect style that we envisioned. They really take their clients ideas into consideration, which many companies don't exactly do. More...

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Tim Egan

28 May 2014

KBR recently remodeled my upper east side apartment kitchen and bathroom, and I must say it came out 10x better than I ever thought imaginable. The attention to detail that both Yosi and Amanda provide is second to none, and I would absolutely recommend them to anyone looking to update their living space. Throughout the entire project, KBR kept me in the loop, did not interfere with me being able to use my apartment while they did their work, and they even finished a week ahead of schedule. More...

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Marvin Piggot

28 May 2014

My girlfriend and I just moved into our first apartment together and really had no idea what to do with our kitchen. Thank goodness for the folks at KBR! Amanda took both of our tastes and combined them in an elegant and modern but casual way. She did such a great job incorporating everything we liked into that kitchen. We absolutely love our new kitchen. Thanks to Adi and Amada! I recommend them to anyone who wants to renovate their kitchen. More...

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Kevin Curca-Reilly

28 May 2014

KBR had come recommended to me by a friend who recently had her bathroom renovated. I needed the layout changed on my kitchen and some things updated. My experience working with the KBR team was very pleasant and MUCH faster than I had expected. Within a few weeks we had come up with a plan and got construction completed. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking to have work done. More...

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jtopolski

29 March 2014

KBR did an excellent job on my apartment renovation. They helped me plan my project, get approvals from the building management and obtained the necessary permits. I originally started intending just to renovate two bathrooms and some closets, but in the middle of the project I decided to go further and renovate the entire apartment, including the kitchen and new floors. KBR quickly updated the renovation plans and was able to complete the extra work without much additional work time. Throughout the process, KBR's design staff was great in helping me with the designs and selection of materials, and the finished project looks great. The construction crews were professional and did good work. They respected the building and left everything neat and clean everyday. They did several small additional projects throughout the job upon request, and fixed any minor issues that I had with the work promptly.

In the end, I was very happy that I chose to work with KBR, and I recommend them to others.
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cjhelwig1

23 March 2014

We used KBR for a full kitchen remodel in a NYC loft apartment. They were very thorough and competetitive with their estimate and came in on budget. Scope of work included: a full demolition and appliance removal, designing and installing floor to ceiling custom cabinets, installing a new porcelain floor, installing a new glass tile backsplash and installing new appliances and lighting. Yosi and Adi were great to deal with and very responsive to any issues that came up. We are very happy with the results and have gotten great feedback from friends as well as the broker who sold us our home. More...

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arielbarashi

20 March 2014

We had a very strict project deadline and to our surprise the KBR team
were able to close out the project in time. I know these stories don¹t

really exist in the construction world but we got lucky to find the right
people :) We renovated our entire apartment and the whole process was
very organized and smooth which made our lives much easier. I would
highly recommend them and would be happy to use them again in the future.
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Greg Cohen

10 March 2014

Great service. Friendly people who know what they're doing and can really see eye to eye with their clients. I had a a lot of work done on my new home and the KBR team led by Adi and his father Yosi spared no details. I even saved money on appliances with their discounts. Highly recommended for big jobs! More...

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pennie45

10 March 2014

I hired these remodelers and they did a good job. They came in on time and kept the place clean and orderly before they left. The guys that showed up were always polite and would take the time to talk with me about my concerns. It was completed on time. I would recommend them. More...

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yosisamra

8 March 2014

I Hired KBR to do a complete renovation of a new space I moved into for my fashion brands Corporate Headquarters as well as my showroom. Since the first day I spoke to Mr. Adi Nahmani, he was extremely professional, honest and was able to turn the project around in the time frame we needed it to be done. Their employees were extremely organized with purchase of materials so no time was wasted going back and forth as well as detail oriented. Since then, we have hired them to do another space we took in the building as well as a new project we are starting this month. I highly recommend using KBR for any type of project (small or large). More...

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dannyomari

7 March 2014

Kitchen installed, extremely knowledgeable and helpful with wide variety. I felt trusting, and not over selling. Quick, durable, great results!

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jesseeis

7 March 2014

I found KBR by conducting a Google Search and clicking on an Adwords ad, which is something I usually don't do. A nice man named Adi picked up the phone and was extremely professional, transparent, and informative of the process. He delivered a quote that was similar to some other companies I called, but I chose to go with KBR because I was very comfortable with the flow of communication and their whole process up until that point. After committing to KBR, the level of service remained the same, they hit every deadline they gave me, and consulted me along the way, even offering ideas that would save me money, at their own expense. It was a pleasure dealing with them, and most importantly I now have my DREAM APARTMENT! I have already recommended them to my sister who's experience thus far has been similar to mine. With all the shady people in this space, I would highly recommend KBR! More...

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Eric Samra

7 March 2014

Working with Adi and KBR was very refreshing. Everything was presented upfront in an organized manner, from the itemized invoice breakdown to the 3d cad drawings showing us exactly how everything will sit and feel in the space.

They're teams worked very quickly and efficiently, even under a strict deadline. They had 2 teams working double shifts for almost 2 weeks to get everything completed in our 2,500 sq ft. showroom in West Soho.

We used them for the entire job, from the walls and doors to the electric and our data network. They even did the design work installations within the showroom.

I would absolutely recommend KBR for a lot more than just kitchen's and bath's.

Eric Samra
CEO

Yosi Samra, inc.
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My Personal

7 March 2014

Iv been working with KBR for the past 5 years and its been a real pleasure to be part of a team of inspired individuals who strive to achieve a level of perfection in every project. Watching the transformation of beautiful homes and apartments in NYC and all the clients excited reactions is what makes it all worth it! More...

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kylel15

26 February 2014

I had two main criteria for hiring a contractor: quality service done with integrity or passion AND professional attitude. Adi's got both. He was helpful all the way from beginning to end with both the small things and big choices. I got great suggestions, what first seemed complex became easier as we progressed. After the lights were put in we decided there were a few things that needed changing. When I brought it up I was expecting an argument but he was more than happy to accommodate us. He's understanding and its obvious he'll do what it takes to get the job done right and keep his customers happy. More...

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Tracie M

21 February 2014

The fantastic KBR team remodeled our kitchen and master bathroom. I'm so happy with the finished results, from the design to the high quality finishes. If you are looking for a team that really focuses on the little details, you can't go wrong with them. They've been doing this for so long, they really don't miss anything! Maybe after I save up some more I'll be coming back again for my next project. More...

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pegk12

20 February 2014

I think they did a great job on my bathroom. There was some damage found earlier and instead of the costly repairs, I just decided to remodel like I always considered. It took a while but I did manage to convince my husband it was for the best. It finished ahead of schedule and went smoothly. I told them what I was looking for and I really liked their suggestions. My husband was there more often than me and says they worked clean and were friendly. Recommended. More...

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zeniakono

17 February 2014

I was expecting remodeling my kitchen to be really stressful but working with Adi and the KBR crew was pretty easygoing for me. There was some damage around the area so they needed to tear out some sections and rebuild. Everything was built from scratch and is better than before. They worked systematically and meticulously to make it look good.

Some bonus points for keeping things tidy while they worked,
making sure to answer all my questions,
discussing my other options and just being plain professional.

I love my new bathroom and I definitely recommend KBR
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ammie4

11 February 2014

The KBR crew did a great job on turning our bathroom into a more personalized and beautiful space. It's still holding up great. They went above and beyond our expectations and came out just how we wanted. I can't recommend them enough. More...

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paulceo

7 February 2014

KBR renovated a bathroom by removing the bathtub and installing a walk-in shower.
All aspects of the process were excellent; the design team, the work scheduling and the quality of the finish.
Our thanks to all who transformed our bathroom from the ordinary to a work of art!
We would not hesitate to recommend KBR to others, and even use them again.
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robena54

6 February 2014

KBR is a great company to work with. I really do recommend them. I remodeled our home before and it was filled with problems at each turn. This time was easier though and with great results. I had my living room remodeled and had a specific vision of how I wanted it to look. I had even picked out all the furniture in advance and listened to a few suggestions they had too. More...

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Samantha J

4 February 2014

My husband and I did a full kitchen renovation and we are beyond pleased with the end results, both aesthetically and functionally! When we came across problems, they handled them very professionally and smoothly. The workers have a great attitude, and the designers are very knowledgeable and bring fresh and new ideas to the table. So happy with my beautiful new kitchen, thank you KBR! More...

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sharynmiddle

3 February 2014

I hired KBR to remodel my kitchen and they were on top of things each passing day. We discussed often how we wanted it to look and we took plenty of their suggestions very seriously. We now have a beautiful kitchen area that I don't think we could have ever gotten if not for KBR. No way we could have gotten it like this on our own. More...

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cathicorrel

27 January 2014

We recently had the opportunity to work with KBR on my home office space. It was a challenge from the very beginning till the end and they were exceptional all the way to the end. We got fantastic suggestions and I was guided all the way through. I wanted a space that really felt like my own and also be much more functional while also be inviting and conducive for focus. I was particular with how I wanted it to look.

They listened to what I wanted and worked really well with the given budget. I absolutely recommend working with them. They had me at the initial quote.
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tamica56

17 January 2014

What I liked most about KBR was how professional they were. Customer service and quality is great. We got an estimate for design, materials, constructions, permits for the bedroom and the bathroom. I met and spoke with them a few times before but I never pushed through with big plans. I had a good feeling the whole time and everything worked out great. More...

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Jenny

10 June 2013

I cannot recommend this great family business enough! I hired them last year for a full kitchen renovation, and they were able to complete the project with no major issues. They were extremely professional and payed attention to every little detail, giving me the kitchen I have always wanted. The team works together so well, and they were so patient with me as I was picking out the perfect materials and countertop. I highly recommend them! More...

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Amanda Engle

28 May 2013

What a wonderful team. Yosi, Adi & their designers were amazing to work with. My fiancé and I couldn’t be happier with our new kitchen and they made the entire process fun from the first initial phone call. It’s very tough to find the right team that you can fully put your trust in, but they made us feel comfortable throughout the entire process. We managed to come in under budget without sacrificing on style or quality, the end results are amazing so we are very happy. More...

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