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When you need experienced, knowledgeable construction manager’s to represent your best interest during planning, pre-construction and the building process, you can count on Foster Design Build (FDB) to act as owner's liason between you and your building professionals.
Every construction project is part of the client's individual style, taste and unique personality. FDB provides a full range of construction management services to the clients who expect the best building experience available in today's market.
Whether it's a luxury custom home, extensive historical restoration, kitchen remodel, or light commercial office building, FDB can assist. Our role is to ensure your building experience is effortless and properly managed by providing construction consulting and project management services that will save you time, money and headaches.
Some of the construction management services we offer are:
- Independent and impartial review of the design professionals and Builders/Contractors you have in mind for your project. We have a list of qualified proven Professionals, Engineers, Architects and Designers you may want to interview as well.
- Due diligence in the purchase of your vacant lot or existing structure
- Guidance in selection of your architect and design professionals (when requested).
- Pre-qualifications of contractors and subcontractors for the duration of your project.
- Assistance with prime contract negotiation with general contractors
- Owner's representation at design team meetings.
- Owners representation at construction coordination meetings
- Review of construction contracts and documents to ensure smooth sailing and protection of your investment and better risk management.
- Monitor adherence to the contract documents and report any variations
- Monitor safety compliance and inform you any safety violations and/or concerns
- Monitor RFI process and ensure all RFI’s receive comprehensive and complete responses
- Weekly status reports of your project and construction schedule.
- Leadership and agenda oversight of Building team and subcontractors during construction.
- Review change orders and application for payments. Ensure that the correct retention is held on each pay application.
- Daily jobsite inspections during construction for compliance with scope and contract documents.
- Assist with punch list development and oversight of punch list resolution
- Ensure all warrantees are submitted properly
- Ensure O&M manuals are submitted properly
- Review of As-Built drawings and confirm accuracy
- Project closeout support and final walkthrough prior to certificate of occupancy inspection
- Assist in procuring the certificate of occupancy – attend walkthrough with city inspectors
Call Foster Design Build today to get started on your project or with any questions you have about managing your project - 312.445.9564.