BUILDING CONSTRUCTION CONSULTING

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Our building construction consulting services are backed by almost three decades of hands-on building construction experience and direct construction oversight. Prior to construction, we identify problems well in advance, addressing potential issues before they can occur.

Our building construction consulting services are also offered and effectively executed both during and after construction to address construction issues. It’s never too late to involve us as we diligently work to correct issues before they turn into claims and we also handle construction-related claims and construction defects issues as experts.

OUR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION CONSULTING SERVICES INCLUDE…

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION DESIGN, MEANS & METHODS 

  • COMPREHENSIVE ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICES
  • DEVELOP SCOPE, SCHEDULE & ESTIMATED COSTS
  • CONSTRUCTIBILITY FEASIBILITY EVALUATIONS
  • EVALUATE & RECOMMEND APPROPRIATE CONSTRUCTION MEANS & METHODS
  • MATERIALS EVALUATION & SELECTION

BUILDING CONDITION ASSESSMENTS & EVALUATIONS

  • BUILDING CONDITION EVALUATIONS & ASSESSMENTS
  • DAMAGE EVALUATIONS & ASSESSMENTS
  • WORK-IN-PROGRESS ASSESSMENTS
  • COMPREHENSIVE ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICES

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION CLAIMS SUPPORT

  • PREPARATION OF CONSTRUCTION CLAIMS
  • REVIEW OF CONSTRUCTION CLAIMS
  • CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS ASSESSMENTS
  • CODE COMPLIANCE ASSESSMENTS
  • SCHEDULE-REVIEW & TIME-DELAY IMPACT ASSESSMENTS
  • COST ANALYSES & ESTIMATIONS OF COST DAMAGES
  • PHYSICAL DAMAGE & INCOMPLETE CONSTRUCTION EVALUATIONS
  • REMAINING WORK SCOPE, COST, & SCHEDULE TO COMPLETE EVALUATIONS
  • MANPOWER EVALUATIONS

TROUBLED OR FAILED BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT TAKEOVER & ADVISORY

  • INITIAL MEETING WITH OWNER(S) FOR CLARIFICATIONS AND IDENTIFICATION  OF ISSUES
  • PERSONAL INTERVIEWS WITH PARTIES INVOLVED: ARCHITECT, ENGINEER, CONTRACTOR, SUBCONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS, INSPECTORS AND PUBLIC AGENCY OFFICIALS
  • DOCUMENTS REVIEW: PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS, PERMITS, BUILDING CODE, CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS, COMMUNICATIONS, PHONE LOGS, FAXES, E-MAILS, LETTERS, REPORTS, NOTICES OF VIOLATION, PUBLIC AGENCY-ISSUED DOCUMENTS, INVOICES, BILLS OF LADING, MANUALS, WARRANTEES
  • SITE VISITS
  • FORENSIC ENGINEERING
  • SCHEDULE REVIEW & TIME-DELAY IMPACT ASSESSMENT
  • CONTRACTOR PRODUCTIVITY ANALYSES
  • COST ANALYSIS & ESTIMATION OF COST DAMAGES
  • PHYSICAL DAMAGE & INCOMPLETE CONSTRUCTION EVALUATION
  • REMAINING WORK SCOPE, COST, & SCHEDULE TO COMPLETE EVALUATION
  • DAMAGES-RELATED COST ESTIMATING
  • REPORT
  • MEETING WITH OWNER(S) & OWNER’S LEGAL COUNSEL
  • TAKE-OVER OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT FUNCTION
  • IMPLEMENT PROJECT CHANGES
  • MANAGE PROJECT THROUGH COMPLETION
  • PROJECT CLOSE-OUT

DISPUTE RESOLUTION SUPPORT

  • MEETINGS WITH PARTIES INVOLVED
  • TECHNICAL REVIEW OF ISSUES
  • FIELD INVESTIGATIONS
  • ASSESSMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  • REPORT PREPARATION

GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY COMPLIANCE SUPPORT

  • PERMIT CONDITIONS REVIEW AND COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE
  • CODE AND PERMIT CONDITIONS COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE
  • HUD COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE
  • HEALTH & SAFETY CODE COMPLIANCE

For further information or inquiries, please contact us at 617-575-2300 or email us at: info@hgcornerstone.com.

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