General Contracting is performed by a primary contractor who submits a price or bid to contract directly with the owner to oversee, direct, or in any manner assume change of the construction, alteration, repair, and improvement for any building or any other construction undertaking when such property is to be used for commercial purposes.
Construction Management At Risk
Construction Management at Risk is a delivery method wherein the owner selects an Architect/Engineer to design the project and separately selects a Construction Manager at Risk to serve as the General Contractor. The Construction Manager assumes the risk for construction guaranteed price and provides design phase consultation in evaluating costs, schedule, implications of alternative designs and system and materials during and after design of the facility. Selection is based on criteria that combine qualifications, experience, and may involve fee and general conditions.
A Design/Build project team approach is a "win-win" solution to today's construction market. Effective use of this approach will provide the Owner with an expedited construction schedule utilizing the most cost-effective methodologies.
Job Order Contracting
Job Order Contracting is a unique indefinite quantity type of contract that enables facility owners to accomplish a large number of renovation, maintenance and construction projects with a single, competitively bid contract. It eliminates the time and expense of completing the normal design-bid-construct cycle for each project. It allows facility owners to decrease project duration and cost while increasing quality. Work can start between 75-85% faster than traditional contracting methods. Cost savings is one of the cornerstones of Job Order Contracting solutions.