Preconstruction - Adding Value from the Perspective of the Architect

Getting involved early in the project as it is being developed is one of the best things a contractor can do for profitable growth.

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Effective precon services will achieve the design the architect wants within the budget the project owner needs.

If you are really in the game you’ve got to understand what’s happening in governments and markets and see a deal before they put it out to bid.  If the first time I hear about a big project is when the proposal is on the street then I don’t have a good win plan.

Riley P. Bechtel; Chairman of Bechtel Corp

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For a contractor to get involved early at the programming and schematic phases they need to add value to the process.  https://dbmgt.co/2RD1dAT  

That value starts with understanding the entire budget for developing a project.  

  1. Have great conceptual estimating (https://dbmgt.co/2CFZ7pD) skills that help all parties see a more complete 5D Model (https://dbmgt.co/2ugLJaM) of the project early. 
  2. Have strong operational and value-engineering skills to keep the cost of construction down while still providing value.  
  3. Bonus - having connections that help with other aspects of the development budget.
Cm at Risk: Understand Buying Motivations. Invoice representing budget for building construction and balance to complete.
CM at Risk: Invoice representing Income Projections.

 

Learn more about building Advanced Preconstruction Services and Business Development capabilities along with other General Contractor Solutions for profitable growth in all economic conditions.   


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