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Bedroom: Before cost with case goods is approximately $14,600 per room. Understandably, new construction and remodel are different, but this gives you some idea of the cost savings when doing a remodel with in-house staff. That has enabled us to make our own deals with suppliers and allows for bulk delivery of goods directly to the lodge, which has provided a huge cost savings. There are other cost savings to look at as well. For example, our local hardware supplier provides rebates in the form of fuel credits; we also have a large rummage sale each spring, which frees up on-site storage space and provides revenue from the sale of unused building materials and old case goods. This also reduces fees for dumpsters and benefits the health of our local environment by keeping materials out of the landfill. What's in a Name? For a sense of vision, we gave a name to the renovation overhaul. Get creative with the name of your project, even if it may sound silly to your staff and guests-make it fun! Our executive director of operations is a huge cruise ship fan, and it's a fact that if he is not working, he's cruising. A few years ago while on a cruise in the Caribbean, he happened to be on a ship that uses the term WOW on everything. After his vacation, he was showing guests our model room and as they entered the room they said "WOW" and that's how Project WOW was born. Be sure to promote your project name in Bedroom: After marketing, owner communications, and employee rallies. The Project Scope The Christie Lodge was built in the early 1980's and due to the lack of space, the beds were placed with one side against the wall. There were narrow bunk beds built into the hallways, large fireplace mantles to support old large tube TV's, limited cabinet space, small refrigerators, and a partial kitchen without a cooktop. The current scope of work includes the following. General * Carpet replacement with hardwood plank flooring, which is a hot press bamboo with a sound deadening pad as well as new 5/8" plywood sub flooring. * Removal of the popcorn ceilings, installation of new ceiling fans and all lighting has been replaced with LED bulbs. * All painted trim boards replaced with stained trim and all painted slab doors replaced with six panel stained doors and new hardware. * The mirror in hallways removed and replaced with a flush mounted bookcase. Bedrooms * Removal of the bunk beds. * Bedroom closet relocated, as well as shortening the wing wall to allow the bed to be centered in the room. * Pocket doors installed in the bathroom to provide more space. * New night stands and lamps. * Addition of a desk, chair, and desk lamp. Living Room * Fireplace mantles have been rebuilt to accommodate a slimmer profile TV. * New black-out drapes and sheer curtains. * Replacement of end tables and lamps. * Addition of a combination ottoman/ coffee table. Kitchen * Kitchen cabinets replaced and include a Lazy Susan. * A deep sink and new fixtures have been added along with a ceramic tile backsplash. * Installation of a flush mounted cooktop and apartment size refrigerator. * Relocation of the dishwasher and installation of new countertops. Bathroom * Bathtub replaced with a shower featuring a glass door and tile walls. * Replacement of bathroom fixtures, towel racks, and installation of new vanity and countertop. * Water-proof subfloors installed to accommodate the new ceramic bathroom flooring. * New toilets and new plumbing utility hatches. September 2016 Developments - 49

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Developments - September 2016

UP FRONT
FIRST WORD
AROUND THE INDUSTRY
TRUSTEE TALK
INTERNATIONAL BRIEF
RESEARCH
MEMBER MATTERS
SPECIAL HR SECTION: PART II
CUSTOMER CARE
CREATIVE RESALE STRATEGIES
FRONTLINE TACTICS
RENOVATIONS: “IF MONEY WERE NO ISSUE?”
WHERE DO THE DOLLARS GO?
HOAS AND THE NEW OVERTIME RULES
CAUTION ABOUT YOUR FINANCE OPTIONS
FOCUS ON: REPUTATION MANAGEMENT
FACES FROM THE FRONTLINES
MEMBERSHIP UPDATES
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Developments - September 2016 - RENOVATIONS: “IF MONEY WERE NO ISSUE?”
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Developments - September 2016 - WHERE DO THE DOLLARS GO?
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Developments - September 2016 - HOAS AND THE NEW OVERTIME RULES
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Developments - September 2016 - FOCUS ON: REPUTATION MANAGEMENT
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