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CW offers Construction Management Services

We can provide a single manager for individual projects, as well as a team to manage any size project as a Construction Manager.  The following outlines the typical services offered:

Preconstruction Phase:

  • Develop budget parameters
  • Develop Design/Construction schedule
  • Develop cash flow analysis
  • Value analysis
  • Pre-qualification of contractors/vendors
  • Bid evaluation and recommendation
  • Set-up site logistical plan
  • Implement project safety program
  • Set-up onsite management team
  • Establish construction contract budget
  • Procurement of subcontractors/vendors

Construction Phase:

  • Onsite management services
  • Develop onsite quality program
  • Monitor safety program
  • Conduct weekly subcontractor meetings
  • Management of change order process
  • Contractor/vendor contract negotiations

Construction Phase (cont’d)

  • Manage onsite clean-up process
  • Submit monthly pay applications
  • Project risk management
  • Quality control inspections and reporting
  • Conduct regular jobsite meetings
  • Evaluate subcontractor pay applications
  • Change order evaluation
  • Develop monthly status report to owner
  • Coordinate owner vendor activities
  • FFE coordination


Project Close-Out:

  • Obtain occupancy permits
  • Assemble/submit O & M manuals
  • Assemble/submit warranties/guarantees
  • Training of owners personnel
  • Negotiate final project contracts
  • One year warranty walk-thru inspection

Owner Staff Extension/On-Site Services

There are peaks and valleys in any capital improvement program.  CW offers the owner the flexibility to add staff, either at Owner’s offices or on-site to oversee the project construction, as the need arises.  CW will provide the staff for our clients when requested.

Independent Document Peer Reviews

CW will perform an unbiased constructability review of any desired project.  A report will be issued documenting the review along with recommendations for alternate solutions for the design team to investigate and evaluate, as a viable option for the owner.  Building envelope integrity review is crucial to minimize any moisture penetration and causes of mildew formation.  CW will conduct the document constructability reviews to ensure the plans and specifications are complete and ready for pricing.  These reviews are undertaken to help minimize the RFI’s and change orders issued during construction will assist the design consultants to enhance the quality of their documents

Cost Management/Estimating

CW offers a full range of preconstruction services, including:

  • Conceptual budgeting
  • Value analysis
  • Project estimating services
  • Comparative estimates
  • GMP Development and evaluation
  • Pre-qualification of contractors
  • Identify long lead procurement items
  • Bid evaluation/recommendation
  • Develop request for proposals (RFP)
  • Develop project cash flow


CW provides the following scheduling services:

  • Project master milestone schedule
  • Design phase schedule
  • Construction milestone schedule
  • Owner procurement schedule
  • Monitor contractors schedule
  • Schedule recovery analysis

Construction Contract Analysis

CW will work in concert with the client to develop an agreement that meets the needs of the project.  If there is an existing agreement, CW will provide a contract review analysis and provide a risk management assessment for the client’s consideration.  It is to the Owner’s benefit for a third party, unbiased, to review all contracts to minimize risk exposure on any construction project.

Project Financial Analysis

CW has the experienced personnel to analyze the financial aspect of any construction project. The specific components analyzed are as follows:

  • Complete estimate analysis (lump sum/GMP)
  • Contractor financial analysis
  • Subcontractor/Vendor analysis
  • Cost to complete analysis
  • Program budget analysis
  • Risk management assessment
  • Construction audits

Claims Analysis and Avoidance

CW provides claim assessment services and reports the findings to the client.  CW will negotiate a claim on behalf of the client, as his agent, and present settlement options and recommendations for making informed decisions.  As a preventative measure, CW will review design documents at various stages of completion for coordination and to minimize ambiguities that historically are the basis of construction claims.  CW also provides services for preparation for arbitrations, mediation or legal proceedings and expert witness.

Surety Contract Management

When a contractor defaults on his bond or a terminated contract, an initial risk assessment needs to be completed.  CW will provide this analysis and will assist the bonding company to complete the contract.  CW can provide management services for the procurement of vendors to complete the work under the bond default or terminated contract.  This management service will include the onsite administration of the substitute contractors for completion of the contractual obligations under the bond.  CW will provide monthly cost and schedule reports to update the necessary parties on completion progress.

Construction Loan Monitoring

CW provides the following services for construction loan monitoring:

  • Project budget analysis
  • Master schedule analysis
  • Construction contract review
  • Review monthly pay applications
  • Onsite work progress inspections
  • Change order evaluation
  • Monthly progress reports

Whether it’s the excitement of a promising project or the stress of trying to recover from disaster, CW Construction can and will meet your expectations. Highly experienced leader in the construction industry.

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