Services

From start to finish, Huffman Facility Development has services designed to protect your interests. We can be engaged in a variety of capacities such as Program Manager, Owner’s Representative/Project Manager and Project Inspector.

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  • Property and Site Assessment
    • Review and compare potential sites for project
  • Project Delivery
    • Develop optimal project delivery method based on project specific constraints (GMP, bid, design/build, fast-track, etc.)
  • Design and Construction Team Selection
    • Establish procedure for selecting architect, other consultants and contractor
    • Develop "short lists" of consultants and contractor based on reputation, speciality, and due-diligence reference review
    • Develop and distribute RFP for consultants and contractor
    • Coordinate and participate in interviews
    • Review consultant fee proposals, and develop comparative matrix with ranking and recommendations for consultant and contractor selection
    • Work with owner to prepare consultant and contractor contracts
  • Master Project Budget Analysis and Control
    • Work with owner and consultants to establish initial project budget to be updated monthly throughout the term of the project
  • Schedule Analysis and Control
    • Work with owner and consultants to establish initial project schedule to be updated monthly throughout the term of the project. Provide recommendations on procedures for phased construction if needed.
  • Review conceptual, design development and working drawings to determine if the facility will satisfy the end user's performance requirements
  • Research value engineering options as needed
  • Research construction materials and technical facility systems
  • Review the project design for operational efficiency
  • Assist owner with general design phase administration, municipal and state approvals, and permit acquisitions
  • Work with owner and consultant to ensure project scope meets the project budget and schedule
  • Review consultants' invoices
  • Provide guidance in procurement of long-lead items
  • Perform quality assurance site inspections
  • Participate in project meetings during construction on a weekly basis
  • Coordinate the services of owner's testing firms, and vendors providing furnishings, fixtures and equipment
  • Review items of change and as they relate to contractors' proposals, material substitutions, construction budget and schedule
  • Review contractor applications for payment
  • Maintain a central control file of contract documents such as design and construction contracts, plans and specifications, correspondence reports, and change orders
  • Provide written and oral progress reports to owner and its committees/boards including monthly updates of the Master Project Budget and Master Project Schedule
  • Assist owner with external relations regarding the project, including representation of the owner with city departments, the media and the public
  • Maintain a photo log of construction progress
  • Assist consultants in review of construction and establishment of punch lists
  • Review close-out documentation from contractor
  • Check warranties, guarantees, and service contracts
  • Coordinate reviews of operation and maintenance manuals
  • Monitor commissioning activities
  • Review final lien waivers and obtain title search
  • Review final pay request and close-out contracts
  • Assist in obtaining a certificate of occupancy
  • Manage relocation activities
  • Legal Support
  • Lender's inspection agent

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