CONSTRUCTION PROCESS

PLANNING

 • Review lease agreement with regard to the Work Letter and building improvements.


• Develop and manage project budget in relation to design outcomes, construction scope,    and construction schedule.


• Provide budgets that aid in lease negotiation.

• Schedule weekly meetings and create meeting minutes format to capture key decisions and outcomes as well as identify key decision response deadlines.
 

 

PRE-CONSTRUCTION

• Provide construction leadership during the design process including the schematic, design development, and construction documentation phases.


• Process meeting minutes for all meetings to capture key decisions and outcomes, as well as identify key decision response deadlines.


• Maintain project schedule with timeline management for all identified project phases.


• Reconfirm projected budget construction scope and schedule.


• Identify long lead items and facilitate early acquisition as required.


• Lead with value engineering process as to help align the design outcomes with the project budget. These measures are weighed against the project goals identified in the pre-design phase.


• Identify program processes for communication with regard to approvals, reporting and submittals, accounting and implementation, and executive summaries.

 

BIDDING

 • Lead competitive bid process with pre-approved specialty contractors.


• Site Visits - Complete an investigation of existing site to determine any potential issues.


• Develop a detailed final project estimate based on firm bids from specialty trades. 


• Provide a Master Project Schedule to identify and monitor approvals and key milestones for all phases of the project, including Real Estate, Design, Permitting, Construction, FF&E installation, Commissioning and Start-up, and all Critical Path issues.

 

 
 

CONSTRUCTION

 • Lead construction effort on behalf of clients' interests. 


• Manage project control budget in relation to final design documents.


• Identify process for communication between building management architect, and the client with respect to documentation, submittals, and approvals.

 

Direct construction team meetings regularly throughout the construction process.


• Manage Change Order process including quantifying and qualifying all COs and presenting them for approval.


• Lead all construction activities to ensure quality workmanship is being carried out by all trades and vendors.


• Process monthly pay applications including managing all lien waivers, partial lien waivers, and retention.

 

CLOSE OUT

 • Project Acceptance and Punch List – Coordinate the project punch list and ensure that the project is inspected and any deficiencies repaired prior to final turnover to client.

• Manage the close out process and ensure that all close out documentation is provided.

 

 
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10901 Bren Road East,

Minnetonka, MN 55343

Main Office: 952.206.4222 Fax: 952.214.8535