The neighbors are officially building a McMansion. 5,500 square feet of living space, with a double height basement and two stories above ground. This for a family of mom, dad, and two wee kiddies.
They deconstructed the old house for recycling, which we were pretty impressed with - took them about 10 days to do. The building has not been too intrusive. There has only been one occasion on which I felt it necessary to ring the owner and ask him to ask the builders to stop work, and that was when we were hosting a party on a Saturday afternoon.