Precon Value in Project Delivery Methods

By leveraging preconstruction services contractors can gain a significant competitive advantage.

D. Brown Management Profile Picture
Share

Preconstruction services are far more than simply estimating the project at various stages of design development and construction document.   

This chart ranks the impact of precon across the basic project delivery methods and four basic dimensions:  

CM at Risk: Summary of Precon Use for Project Delivery Methods.
  1. Does it provide a differentiating factor against your competition up front?

  2. How advanced will your preconstruction services have to be and to what depth will they be used on the project?

  3. How much will preconstruction capabilities and execution impact the profitability for the contractor?
     
  4. How big of a role will precon services play in project owner satisfaction? 

All four of these dimensions will ultimately show up on your contractor scoreboard and should be heavily considered when you are determining your market strategy.   


Preconstruction Services as a Growth Strategy
Dominate your competition by contracting for preconstruction services while projects are still concepts on scratch paper. This series of videos will look at the preconstruction process from the perspective of the Project Owner, Architect, and Contractor. ...

Preconstruction Services as a Growth Strategy
Dominate your competition by contracting for preconstruction services while projects are still concepts on scratch paper. This series of videos will look at the preconstruction process from the perspective of the Project Owner, Architect, and Contractor. ...

The Process of Winning CMAR Projects
Everything you do is a process to be managed rigorously. Winning CM @ Risk projects is no different.
Choose Your Outcome
A few life outcomes are determined by chance, but most are determined by choice. You can choose your actions and your thoughts. Choose to do today what others won't, so tomorrow you can do what others can't.
Plan Ahead, Adjust Early, and Accelerate Recovery
Construction in any given industry sector or geographical area is a cyclical business. There are four major levers a contractor can pull to ensure the business performs well throughout all economic cycles.