Whether your build needs a simple consultation, full Design+Build services, or something in between, Butler-Cohen can provide quality, professional services to meet your requirements. Under every model, our team will be responsive and responsible. Our dedication to the safety of our workers will provide the owner with the peace of mind that the work will be performed responsibly and that the safety of the workers is in the forefront of all our efforts.
At Butler-Cohen, we understand one of the most important and earliest decisions an owner will make when considering a construction project is the delivery method; how the project will be designed and constructed as well as whether the builder can offer a variety of solutions to meet the client’s needs. There is not a single correct answer – every project and every client has different needs. Regardless of the model, the Butler-Cohen team will be dedicated to the success of the project. Our broad range of services provides an owner with a myriad of options so that they can select the method that is right for the project.
Design + Build
The design and construction of a new project is complicated and can be challenging to an owner who does not have the dedicated resources to manage the process. Butler-Cohen’s Design+Build model takes a lot of the headaches and risk from the client so they can go back to doing what they do best – running their business. Butler-Cohen will be a single source of contract and contact with the owner for the design and construction of the project. Butler-Cohen will take the lead during the entire process, providing a turn-key solution that will meet the project’s mission. The owner will have input and visibility into the entire process, without being overloaded with responsibility to manage the process. This model creates efficiencies of design, schedule and pricing which makes this method attractive for owners.
Sophisticated clients will be able to manage to design process in-house. Butler-Cohen’s pre-development team can take the design and provide all of the construction services necessary to bring the design to life. Like all our projects, the owner will have visibility into the construction process so it can monitor submittals, approvals, requests for information to the design team and any safety issues that may be encountered. Butler-Cohen’s responsiveness and engagement in process are valuable assets to an owner who wishes to employ this method of construction.
Like the Design+Build method of construction, getting the contractor involved early in the design process can pay dividends to the project in the form of design efficiencies and accurateness of estimates of construction costs during the design process. Butler-Cohen can be engaged as a construction manager to assist the owner in the management of all facets of the design and construction of a new project. Butler-Cohen will be there with the client and design team every step of the way to ensure the goals of the project are achieved. Butler-Cohen will ensure that all scopes of the work are competitively bid so the owner can take advantage of subcontractor market efficiencies and qualification comparisons. Our thorough understanding of construction design, procurement and contracting allows us to be able to provide valuable advice and guidance throughout each phase of the project and become a trusted single point of contact for the design and construction team.
Even before plans can be created for a project, it takes a lot of time and effort to locate the right property that meets the needs of the client and the mission of the project. Utilities, land use, and political climates all need to be analyzed to ensure project success. Butler-Cohen has experience in siting projects and can assist the owner and its consultants in evaluating potential sites for projects including budgeting services, test fits and utility analysis. Don’t guess or assume that a property will work for your next project. Let the Butler-Cohen team help take the guess work out of the process.
Although Butler-Cohen does not have in-house architects, it has relationships with design professionals in all the markets it services who are experts in their fields. Whether an owner wants Butler-Cohen to produce the design for the project or it will take on that responsibility, Butler-Cohen can assist in the engagement of the design professionals and can help in managing the design process. Our years of experience in working with design professionals help create a great working relationship between all parties to ensure the success of the process. Work with our experienced team to create plans for the exact building you’ve imagined. Butler-Cohen will provide input during the design phase regarding constructability with real-time pricing. This ensures the project is designed within your budget, minimizes design issues during construction and often dramatically reduces the overall project schedule.
Whether you need a complete coordination or a consultation for one step along the way, Butler-Cohen has a solution for you. Contact our team today to create a custom service offering that helps you build your vision.
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