Representing the Client on a Project

The central principal of our service is to provide cleint's with project related expertise tailored to meet their needs. As the client's experienced advocate, McGrath & Company staff can assume full project management responsibilities for all aspects of planning, permitting, design, construction & occupancy activities. Alternatively, our staff is utilized to augment the client's existing in-house staff capabilities focusing our project controls expertise to a particular area of need in schedule or budget control. Working in conjunction with other project consultants our quantity surveyor service provides our clients with safeguards on the financial and contractual aspects of the project.

Our programs are custom-designed to accelerate schedules, increase project efficiency, mitigate risk, save money, enhance project team communications and facilitate decision-making. In addition to our three core services we also offer a well established group of specialized services including ~ Insurance Appraisals, Dispute Resolution, Deferred Maintenance Assessments, Construction Mitigation Management and Lender Services.

Below is a sample of specific areas of expertise which cuts across the boundaries of our service offerings:

Pre-Project Planning Cost Management
- Property Apprasials - Budgeting & Forecasting

- Master Planning/Program Development

- Cost Estimating

- Deferred Maintenance Assessment Studies

- Cost Reduction/Process Improvement
- Project Delivery Approach - Value Engineering
Project Team Management Time/Schedule Management
- Consultant Selection - Critical Path Method (CPM) Scheduling
- Manpower & Productivity Analysis - Trend Analysis
- Organization & Work Plan Development - Resource Loading
- Performance Measurements - Earned Value Analysis
Communications Management Risk Management
- Communication Protocols - Change Order Management
- Meeting Facilitation - Claims Avoidance & Resolution
- Document Control & Reporting - Construction Mitigation Planning
- Optimized Decision Making - Site Safety Assessments
Scope/Quality Management Procurement Management
- Document Reviews - Source Selection
- Construction Oversight - Contract Planning & Negotiations
- Site Inspections - Long Lead Item Management
- Punch List Development - Project Close Out & Archiving