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Preconstruction

FaverGray has the flexibility of providing successful projects through the various contract types, construction management, design-build or general contracting.

We pride ourselves on having an in-house, experienced, professional preconstruction staff to provide services tailored to the client's requirements.

Produce Detailed Cost Estimates

  • Conduct a complete systems take-off and apply current/projected costs.
  • Cost evaluation of different systems or materials.
  • Suggest alternate systems or materials to reduce costs in both construction and long-term maintenance.
  • Complete material quantity take-off to compare with bidders/subcontractors.
  • Evaluate and develop overall project schedule

FaverGray utilizes Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling to coordinate the various trades ensuring projects are completed on-time.

  • Early release packages for long lead material or equipment.
  • Stand Down Periods to eliminate inconveniences to the owner.
  • Evaluate lead time and availability for material and systems
  • Identify materials, equipment or systems that have a long lead time. Advise the owner and design team to conduct early or phased bidding for longer lead items. Advise the owner and design team of alternate materials or systems that will meet the construction schedule.

Constructability

  • Review the project site, project documents, and market factors to identify potential conflicts.
  • Evaluate the project as a whole and produce a site utilization plan that addresses the challenges of construction and the owner’s operations and activities.

Bid Manuals

Produce a Bid Manual with customized information for the project.  The Bid Manual will eliminate scope of work confusion, provide construction schedule, provides bid requirements and project requirements specific to the project.

Subcontractor Interest

Generate subcontractor interest throughout the design phase and bidding phase.  FaverGray has a 10,000 plus subcontractor database to provide competitive bidding and obtain and deliver the best cost for the project.

Bid Management

Prequalification of Subcontractors to ensure selection of best subcontractors.
Conduct pre-bid Meetings to convey unique project requirements, address questions, and allow subcontractors to view the project site.
Evaluation of bids to ensure there are no scope gaps or overlaps.

GMP

Review subcontractor bids comparing their material quantities with our in-house quantity survey, project schedule and bid documents, eliminate scope gaps and overlaps to provide the best, most competitive price to the owner.