Whether your project is a few days long or require months or years of activity, we develop and maintain project schedules that includes installation dates, required permits, phasing and all activity relevant to your project. It will be our team's goal to facilitate a relationship and a greater understanding of the customer and proactively make plans to ensure that desired results are achieved.
Scheduling The Knox Group believes the identification of the clients goals to be one of preconstruction's primary objectives. Providing a draft schedule incorporating these goals with a list of the anticipated construction activities displays logic relationships and any potential conflicts.
Development of both Detailed and Executive level schedules
Milestone and Client Decision Calendar Management
Coordination of Design, Construction, & Owner Move-In
Scheduling of Client Furniture, IT, and Move-In activity
Architect/Engineer Selection and Management The preconstruction effort serves as the road map for design development decisions that relate directly to project scope, budget, schedule and constructability issues. Selection of a qualified design team is essential.
Solicit Architect/Engineer proposals and selection criteria
Develop forms of agreement and deliverables package
Design team management
Consultants The Knox Group approach offers a controlled, effective use of time and resources consistent with the progress required to start and complete the project on time and with the committed level of quality. Selection of design consultants under prime agreements or as subconsultants is a decision that must be made early.
We develop an organizational strategy
Evaluate consultant responsibilities
Manage the subconsultants or minimize risk by assignment (IE. Security, IT, Etc.)
Contractor Selection and Management Through communications, clarification, and commitment to team goals, W provide the project with control of the project's budget, schedule, and quality. This is accomplished with reviews, advice in construction means/methods and confirmation of the contractor's understanding of these goals with possible mockups, samples and investigation of existing product installations.
Contractor proposals and selection
Contractor form of agreement & general conditions
Review and validation of GMP/Estimates
Review and auditing of contractor expenses
Continuous schedule review and bench mark reporting