To help facilitate get new project shells up and running, utilize the power of Processes.
See the image below for the details :
If there are multiple templates to choose from, that can also be configured into the workflow.
For example, there may be a standard budget template for a Lab renovation vs. a new office build.
Attach the templates to the process for references.
You can also allow for a custom template as well, that can easily be imported once completed by the project controls / project manager.