Construction Management Services

Construction Management Services include:

  • Evaluate and define the project. Listen and ask questions of owner to make sure that all needs are addressed through conceptual design and budgeting.
  • Provide conceptual estimates and numbers based on historical data and conceptual plans. Implement investor and funding source requirements into conceptual budgets.
  • Create conceptual schedules based on occupancy needs and requirements to ensure that phasing is planned out and addressed as early in the preconstruction process as possible.
  • Work with designer to finalize bid package for initial Guaranteed Maximum Price while identifying any value engineering options that may be presented to owner. Also, review sustainable building options and implement as options for pricing.
  • Identify potential subcontractors through large database of qualified contractors. Meet with owner to ensure that all local preferred contractors are added to bid list. Solicit bids based on bidding documents. Provide assistance to contractors to ensure pricing. Compile numbers based on identified requirements and selected contractors.
  • Reduce risk to owner by finalizing Guaranteed Maximum Price and presenting with options to ensure maximum value is achieved within pricing. Identify owner direct purchases and implement if owner is a tax exempt entity. Approve invoices and track all owner direct purchase orders.
  • Prepare AIA contracts and documents. Update as needed throughout the construction process.
  • Work with local authorities to procure building permits. Do initial walk through of plans and specifications with Building Inspector to address code requirements and concerns.
  • Collect, review, and approve shop drawings and submittals for each division of work as applicable. Present and review selections with owner.
  • Finalize construction and phasing schedule.
  • Manage construction with a superintendent on-site throughout project. Ensure safety for all workers and visitors by implementing a project specific safety plan. Ensure quality of construction by a daily walk through and review by project superintendent.
  • Project Manager to hold bi-weekly job meetings on-site to address any issues and discuss schedule. Typically the owner, architect, superintendent, project manager and any applicable sub-contractors would attend. These meeting are helpful to ensure communication lines remain open between all team members.
  • Ensure that all requirements of funding sources are being fulfilled throughout the construction process.
  • Provide owners manuals (a compilation of all materials and warranties within a binder) and training to the appropriate people to ensure proper use of equipment. Also provide as-built drawings of construction.