design management

Getting the right design team on board is step one. Ensuring that your design team will conceptualize your vision and meet every operational need of your organization, as well as meeting your financial and timing goals, takes experience and leadership. Falkin Associates has a long history of working with designers and owners to make sure that the final product is exactly what the client needs. Design Management at Falkin Associates involves:

  • Establishing fee structure for all design consultants that allow for proper tracking and expectations and eliminates cost overruns
  • Creating design completion milestones to keep the creative process on schedule
  • Understanding the client’s operations well enough to expedite the internal decision making to give the design team the decisions that they need to keep on schedule
  • Provide input related to operations, cost, schedule, and potential construction impacts
  • Initial planning meetings with general contractors, architects and engineers
  • Provide owner consultant coordination
  • Attend design meetings as the Concept Design Alternatives are developed, review the work provided by the design team and monitor compliance with the established budget and schedule
  • Participate in building committee meetings
  • Assist in the planning, development, and assessment of any project bid alternatives and phasing plans
  • Ongoing general monitoring of the progress of design and providing input as required
  • Maintain the owner’s budget and schedule documents
  • Facilitate approval process for the construction documents

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