Our role is to serve as an extension of your own staff, protecting your interests throughout all phases of a given planning or project effort. ICS represents our client’s needs and goals by exploring viable options and providing a concise set of options that clearly defines a recommended course of action.
ICS provides ongoing detailed cost estimates based on our extensive database, years of experience and the involvement of area contractors. Our estimates are focused on design decisions that relate to project materials, systems and successful bidding of projects.
ICS collaborates with the entire project team to resolve any scheduling concerns and to deliver successful projects on time. We will develop and maintain a Master Schedule in concert with client representatives and project stakeholders to ensure consistent progress.
ICS customizes work scopes and bidding processes for each project. The team conducts pre-bid conferences to describe the work scope and familiarize bidders with existing building and site conditions to attract competitive and qualified bids that represent the work as designed.
ICS provides the project team with value analysis, constructability review and life-cycle cost analysis relating to building components, materials and systems. With a team-oriented process, ICS proactively reviews design options in light of their cost-benefit impact, including first cost, life cycle and replacement cost.
ICS focuses on timely project delivery that begins during the subcontractor/supplier contract negotiations. We emphasize this process which continues through submittal procurement and construction phase inspection and final inspection activities.
ICS completes a thorough review of construction plans and specifications to ensure all requirements are clear and coordinated. We focus on continual review that results in overall cost savings to our clients.