Services

Full Circle Management

Comprehensive Construction Management

With decades of experience, DCI will help select your team and put your project on the right path. We mediate needs and necessary choices up front, and support project owners from execution to completion. For any project size, DCI anticipates problems, reduces project costs, increases speed to market, and ensures quality results. Each and every time.

Learn more about how we can build value for your construction project. Click a service below.

Markets We Support:

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Cost and design control<br />
Project Team Assembly & Mangement
  • Manage procuring design professionals to meet project and owner needs
  • Create, track, and manage project design schedule as part of the overall Owner’s schedule
  • Manage designers & consultants
  • Coordinate with local municipalities & jurisdictions
  • Prepare and review designer contracts and exhibits
  • Guide design process, partnering with Owner as desired
  • Manage end users and designers to define equipment requirements for final design documents and procurement
  • Manage submittals to municipalities. Attend meetings, respond to questions, facilitate reviews and approvals
  • Drive permit process and manage Design Team to obtain approvals on schedule
  • Validate and direct vendor payments on behalf of Owner
Due Diligence & Development Services
  • Evaluate site development feasibility
  • Direct consultants and design professionals
  • Manage entitlement process
  • Review existing materials and identify gaps
  • Recommend additional due diligence needed
  • Manage schedule and process for investigations
  • Provide design recommendations
  • Collaborate on site layouts for maximum utilization
  • Summarize due diligence findings
  • Prepare documents for entitlements
  • Provide preliminary budgets
  • Direct and manage team members
  • Manage submittals to authorities
  • Collect and summarize final due diligence
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Project Master Planning<br />
  • Collaborate with design and planning teams to determine highest and best use of site and optimal building configuration
  • Prepare cost estimates to inform your planning, financing, and decision-making
  • Review codes and ordinances to understand site restrictions and opportunities
  • Lead meetings with stakeholders to represent your interests
  • Organize rezoning requests if needed to optimize site use
  • Coordinate input from your team to deliver solutions aligned with your objectives
  • Maintain the schedule to keep deliverables timely
  • Translate complex engineering reports into understandable and actionable next steps for all stakeholders
  • Leverage our extensive experience to solve complex planning and strategy challenges
Preconstruction Management<br />
  • Provide construction market insights, site plan design, macro building design, estimates, and project timelines
  • Produce budgets and building descriptions
  • Manage hiring of general contractors
  • Review proforma and provide recommendations
  • Secure architecture and engineering firms as needed
  • Review vendor contracts and scopes of work
  • Manage design process
  • Collaborate with contractor to prepare for construction
  • Analyze costs and provide design concepts
  • Recommend best practices for cost effectiveness
  • Secure permits and approvals
  • Manage surety process
  • Coordinate utility providers
Preconstruction Management
Due Diligence
Cost & Design Control<br />
  • Collaborate with design and construction teams to understand costs and drive decisions for best value
  • Leverage our technical backgrounds to suggest value-driven design considerations
  • Manage budget details to maintain alignment with Owner
  • Advocate for owner interests during reviews and suggest technical solutions
  • Collaborate with owner and vendors to understand and document additional project costs
  • Identify risks and establish contingencies for cost and material escalation
  • Think creatively to value engineer without sacrificing end product quality
Building Construction Management<br />
  • Manage architect, engineer, contractor and subcontractors
  • Provide insights on schedule, field issues, and design changes
  • Manage and track RFI process
  • Oversee submittal process between contractor and designers
  • Coordinate submittals and check against design
  • Facilitate build out of public utility infrastructure
  • Manage commissioning agents and project turnover
  • Manage owner vendors for furniture, cabling, IT, security, and equipment
Construction management
Preconstruction
Tenant Uplift Mangement
  • Understand tenant needs through listening and develop/execute coordinated project plan
  • Coordinate landlord requirements and assist with lease negotiations
  • Prepare total project estimates including design, construction, FF&E
  • Procure designers, consultants, contractors to deliver tenant vision
  • Coordinate seamlessly with landlords, tenants, contractors for smooth work and minimal neighbor impact
  • Assist coordinating tenant vendors with construction schedule
Occupancy & Closeout
  • Manage collection of all closeout documents and review for conformance prior to owner handover
  • Assist owner with move in process and project activation with consultants/vendors
  • Facilitate owner training as needed
  • Manage punch list walks and coordinate completion, ensure no open issues
  • Manage final walkthrough to ensure turnkey project delivered per owner expectations
  • Manage all permit closeout activities
  • Facilitate Certificate of Substantial Completion
  • Deliver closeout items like manuals, warranties, and contractor contacts to client for successful asset operation