Real Estate Development

Are you searching for qualified Architects, Interior Designers, Builders and Direct Lenders to fund your next RE Development project? Construction Guide takes care of this time consuming pre screening process for you. We guide at no cost for all foreign and domestic Real Estate Developers.

Our contribution is to identify your exact needs and match you with local architects, interior designers, builders, specialty subs and direct construction lenders, from CG portfolio. Our goal is to add value to your Real Estate Development projects by providing access to the portfolio of qualified experts.

We are here to help you save time – and more importantly money – for you to start getting a return on your real estate development investments as soon as possible. We work fast and get into the Pre - Construction Development process at the onset to provide a feasibility study, to maximize your assets, either as of right or with the added bonus of air rights. Construction Guide experts focus on the new construction, repositioning and superstructure projects. is trusted in all five boroughs of New York City, Alpine NJ, Greenwich CT, the Hamptons and Miami FL.

Real Estate Development


Solutions that work for you

Solutions that work for you

  • Optimum Free Resource to save your valuable time and money
  • Risk Mitigation. We only work with experienced, vetted, qualified experts in the Industry
  • Immediate Access to a Portfolio and Qualifications
  • New Construction / Tear Downs / Major Renovations
  • Small to Large Residential / Commercial Development Projects
  • Lock in your Construction Debt / Equity so the project can continue without a hiccup

How it works

1. Compile your project details

Tell us about your upcoming full gut or ground-up project details and let us tailor select professionals for you.

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2. Meet our team within 24 hours

Account Manager will reach out to you within 24 hours of submitting your project details.

3. Project visit

Account Manager will personally visit your project to analyze the precise scope of work and understand your exact goals for this project.

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4. Start the bid process

Receive pre-screened and tailor selected introductions to talented and competitive builders and architects.

5. Support during the construction

The Principal and Account Manager will be available during the project to address any issues at most critical moments.

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TOM HANRAHAN - Principal - Hanrahan Meyers Architects TOM HANRAHAN Principal - Hanrahan Meyers Architects New York City, NY

Ilya has a company called Construction Guide, and he provides a service free of charge to Owners that brings contractors and construction managers to Owners to bid on projects.

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I am very happy to have found the Construction Guide as it is very difficult to find reputable general contractors and architects to perform construction work in Miami area.

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PETER CECORA - Principal - Higher Ground Development PETER CECORA Principal - Higher Ground Development New York City, NY

Construction Guide provided valuable guidance and resources that helped our Manhattan Development project award jobs to qualified and professional contractors.

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AUDREY MATLOCK - Principal - Audrey Matlock Architect AUDREY MATLOCK Principal - Audrey Matlock Architect New York City, NY

Over the last eight years I have worked with Ilya on a number of projects, as consultant, advisor, contractor and liason to the construction..

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ANTONIO DI ORONZO - Principal - Bluarch Architecture ANTONIO DI ORONZO Principal - Bluarch Architecture New York City, NY

Ilya and his firm, Construction Guide, are what the market needs: experience, honesty, reliability. Ilya has the right contacts to deliver projects with precision.

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MICHAEL NUCATOLA - President - Nucatola Development MICHAEL NUCATOLA President - Nucatola Development New York City, NY

We needed to replace a non performing specialty contractor for a global restaurant client without impacting our schedule in a challenging labor market.

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Where do I begin?
You can submit your inquiry by phone or email. Feel free to fill out a contact form available on our website. We will reach out to you within 24 hours and work diligently to address your concerns and assist you with completing your project.
Why choose to work with us?
We are professionals in the construction industry, with over 10 years of experience in the NYC market. We will help you find a certified and vetted specialist for your construction project while minimizing your overall risk.
What is your involvement during various stages of a construction project?
Construction Guide's principal and account manager will be available throughout various project's stages to address any issues at the most crucial time.
How much are your services?
Our services are absolutely free for our clients. You pay only for the work of general contractors or architects.
Does meeting with you at the property commit me to something?
No, primary analysis and consulting are completely free.
What are your guarantees?
We have been working in this field for many years and we value our reputation. Years of experience, transparent cooperation and reliable contractors guarantee quality and timely work!

Ilya Lugintsev - Founder of

Ilya Lugintsev
Contact us
  • HQ NYC Office
  • +1 917-757-6617
  • [email protected]
  • 79 Madison Avenue, 17th floor
  • New York, NY, 10016
  • United States