Who We Help

Our Services

In addition to the individual services we offer, our typical approach is a turn-key solution to provide representation from cradle-to-grave, allowing continuity to provide the most cost effective, time efficient, quality project.

Unique Characteristics of DCM Consulting

  • LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design + Construction on staff (LEED AP BD+C)
  • Accustomed to AIA Contracts and required attachments / exhibit documentation
  • General Contractor background provides ‘behind the scenes’ perspective from typical approach to development

Developers & Owners

Owner’s Representation & Construction Management

Our most comprehensive service is guiding Clients through the initial conceptual stages of design, permitting, construction,  closeout, and year-one warranty checkup.  Our services can include:

Constructability Design Review​

Pre-Investment & Initial Planning

  • Site selection
  • Land acquisition & entitlements
  • Align delivery strategy with financing strategy
  • Feasibility studies
  • Due Diligence
  • Proforma budgeting
  • Team assembly and coordination:
      • Architect RFP, interviews, & selection
      • Design team consultant procurement – Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical
      • Third party consultant procurement – Accessibility, Environmental Studies, Seismic Analysis & Geotech

Pre-Development

  • Online shared library of project documentation
  • Overall development Critical Path Method (CPM) Scheduling & management
  • Conceptual & schematic budget development
  • Value Engineering
  • Constructability & design review
  • Manage Contractor engagement via RFP, interviews, & selection
  • AIA Contract customization & contract negotiation
  • Contractor management and staffing review
  • Special inspector procurement

Construction Administration

  • Pay Application review & approval aligning with progress
  • Budget management & cost exposure tracking
  • Cost impact review & change negotiation
  • Construction kick-off meeting
  • Monitor Long Lead Equipment procurement & overall schedule progress
  • Assist contractor with QAQC Program
  • RFI & submittal review
  • Assist with RFI issue resolution when cost or quality impacted
  • Site inspections, photographic records, & progress reports
  • Track Project Key Performance Indicators
  • Contingency strategy
  • Sequencing and logistics planning support
  • Closeout documentation, warranty, & As-Built review
  • One-year post construction warranty walk

Lenders & Investors

Allow us to evaluate investment properties, gauge potential risk exposures, identify liabilities, and offer solutions to increase confidence in the transaction. We can provide:

  • Manage documentation deliverables
  • Respond to Lender & Investor Inquiries
  • Due Diligence & Feasibility Study
  • Physical Needs Assessments
  • Plan & Cost review
  • Capital Improvements Planning
  • Draw Inspection / Pay App Certification
  • KPI monitoring & Risk Mitigation Reporting
Draw Inspection / Pay App Certification

Architects & Design Professionals

With a perspective from both sides, as the General Contractor and Developer, we can contribute to efficient construction document development via the below services:

  • Constructability review
  • Specification review
  • Material selection
  • Value analysis
  • Utilize Bluebeam for efficient collaboration

General Contractors

Allow us to contribute our lessons learned to collaborate with your team, bringing best-practices to facilitate efficient, productive, and profitable results.  We offer:

  • Schedule and procurement management
  • Budgeting, cost projections, risk mitigation, and contracting
  • Process & controls review
  • Tools integration
  • Closeout Documentation, Warranty, & As-Built
  • Roles & responsibilities matrix
  • And more…
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