In the Season 1 finale, the Novogratzes break from their hectic schedule and take in coveted family time at their country home. But the heat of a deadline is on when they scramble to finish their hotel project. Meanwhile, selling Manhattan properties proves difficult, a development that sways Bob and Cortney to reconsider their business model.
Bob and Cortney tackle their first large-scale commercial job by designing a new 24-room hotel on the Jersey Shore, but they soon find practicality conflicting with style aesthetic. Meanwhile, home buyers complain about the lack of an elevator in a five-story house.
Bob and Cortney get busy with charitable work, as Bob raises funds for his son's basketball team and Cortney gets involved in a benefit for a leukemia victim. Elsewhere, the Novogratzes discover that economic conditions may harm their home sales.
Bob and Cortney butt heads over a low-budget Hamptons-based renovation. Cortney believes the job comes with benefits, but Bob deems it unworthy. They do come together on a decision to hire a nanny, however.
A reality series that centers on married home-design team Bob and Cortney Novogratz as they renovate various abodes and raise their large family. First up: The couple look for a temporary house to live in while waiting for their seventh child to arrive.