I think you could probably divide the cost into two discrete parts.
part would be the consultancy fee for someone like Max to visit, take measurements, assess
the problems, and come up with a viable solution. The greater part would be delivering
If I was in your position I would put together a small group of
people and hammer out a wish list of priorities. Something along the lines of 'what could
we do with this space?'. Once you have a clear idea of what you want to achieve, get a
sufficient budget for a Pro like Max to come along and do his job.
that level of technical input, put together a business plan. Even if you have a tame
lottery winner who is prepared to fund anything, put together a sound business plan.
Business plans are great, they let you explore ideas on paper so you can cost your
ambitions and either prioritise or set targets.
When the going gets weird, the Weird turn Pro.