We are working nationwide in a variety of market sectors 

providing services that manage cost, preserve the integrity of the design,

and deliver the Owner the most building for their budget.




We are fortunate to have a diverse range of interesting and challenging projects that span across all markets including Education, Science + Technology, Civic, Hospitality, Healthcare, Corporate, Commercial and Residential. Each tells a unique story of the project’s context, the client’s vision and the end user experience.


Our firm is made up of innovative and committed professionals with a common objective to assist clients to create places that strengthen communities. We understand that the success of our collective efforts depends on our ability to engage, listen, analyze, resolve, and implement. Using our previous experience as a guide, we utilize our skills and resources to manage and guide a process that is as technical as it is creative, as complex as it is straightforward.


Each one of our employee understands the impact of their work in delivering an exceptional product. Our core values of adaptability, growth, integrity, and respect are part of our collaborative model and engaged process.

Areas of Expertise
  • Science + Technology

  • Higher Education

  • K-12 Education

  • Civic

  • Corporate

  • Commercial

  • Healthcare

  • Hospitality

  • Religious

  • Residential

  • Parks & Recreation

Our proven delivery process is established around collaborative and consensus building amongst the

Design Team, Owner, Stakeholders, and End-Users.

Appalachian State University

Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences Building

Client: LS3P

Emory University

Health Science Research Building II

Client: HOK

Lanier Technical College

Hall County Campus

Client: POND / Stevens & Wilkinson

Atlanta Public Schools

Charles R. Drew Charter School

Client: Perkins + Will

City of East Point

New City Hall

Client: Sizemore Group

10th Street Apartments

Client: Perkins Eastman



What Our Clients Are Saying

Palacio Collaborative has been the “go to” estimator for Cogdell & Mendrala Architects since 2008. Michael and his staff are responsive and thorough, working in a collaborative manner to yield accurate estimates that enable our projects to stay on track throughout the design process and into bidding. Palacio is a vital member of our Design team.

Barbara Cogdell, AIA, LEED Green Associate
Cogdell & Mendrala Architects, PC  

I’ve worked with Michael and his team for close to two decades and the cost estimates provided are comprehensive, reflect current costing trends with accurate projections.  We take every opportunity to incorporate Palacio into our project workflow from establishing budgets to making sure we’re aligned with anticipated outcome. This ensures a successful story for our Clients when bids are due.

David N. Brown
Studio Director
Jericho Design Group

Michael and his team worked closely with us during each phase of the Chattahoochee Technical College project to keep the project budget in line while maintaining the integrity of the design.

Keita Cooper, AIA, NOMA
Former Project Manager,

Senior Associate at tvsdesign

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