Services

Each project has its own special qualities and characteristics. Every one must be handled with attention and care. From identification of problems through concept development to completed project, we are involved every step of the way.

PROGRAMMING
    Programming Databases and Scope of Work
    Project Budget
    Project Schedule

DUE DILIGENCE
    Code review
    Jurisdictional analysis
    Landmark designations
    Geotech and Environmental investigations

ENTITLEMENT/SITE PLANNING
    Master Site Planning
    Preliminary Building Design
    Presentation Documents
    Zoning, Planning and Community Approval
        processing

GREEN DESIGN
    LEED and Sustainable Design opportunities
    Life cycle costing

SCHEMATIC DESIGN
    Site and Building Design
    Space/Stacking Plans
    Design Standards
    Outline Specifications for Landlord negotiation
    Estimate of Construction Cost

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT
    Project Milestone Schedule
    Landlord site/mechanical/electrical infrastructure systems evaluation
    Building material colors/finishes
    Inventory furniture/equipment

CONTRACT DOCUMENTS
    Client Standards
    Permit, Bid and Construction Documentation
    Architectural/structural/electrical/mechanical/civil/landscape
    Specification and installation documents for new
         furniture/equipment/accessories
    Moving documents for existing furniture/equipment
    Permit Applications

BIDDING
    Contractor bid evaluation and selection
    Value Engineering to save time and reduce cost

CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
    Field inspections
    Contractor submittals review
    Payout request verification
    Equipment/furniture/millwork installation and delivery coordination
    Punch lists

POST PROJECT COORDINATION
    As-built record documents
    One year follow up review

Because we expedite every activity, this process is both cost effective and efficient. It provides us with a vehicle for developing solutions that ultimately answer our client’s needs.

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