Preconstruction

The best project outcomes are usually derived from the careful planning that occurs well before the shovel ever hits the ground. From the start, we offer insight and guidance, backed by decades of historical data, to help you make the most informed decisions.

Working as a collaborative team, it is Norwood’s goal to be a trusted advisor, empowering our clients with insight so they can make informed decisions. During preconstruction, Norwood’s key team members will work with the project stakeholders to review the scope of work and provide an evaluation of the project goals and objectives. We take the lead on the following:

  • Cost Estimating
  • Value Engineering
  • Constructability Reviews
  • Providing Alternative Materials
  • Scheduling
  • Long Lead Items & Specialty Equipment
  • Permitting & Site Logistics Management
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • Progress Meetings
  • Subcontractor Prequalification
  • Bid Solicitation & Evaluation
  • Contract Document Review & Preparation

Cost Management & Budget Review

Norwood will lead the team in maximizing construction dollars through a thorough cost management and budget review, considering the following:

  • Current Market Pricing
  • Allowances and Contingencies
  • Value Optimization
  • Early Release Packages
  • Subcontractor De-scope & Purchasing

Our ability to compare first cost with operating costs and life cycle costs gives clients the information they need to effectively access their options.

Subcontractor Selection Process

Norwood utilizes a thorough prequalification process that helps us to secure a first-rate project team. Our team must meet the following requirements:

  • Financial Stability
  • Impeccable Safety Record
  • Relevant Experience
  • Proven History of High-Quality Workmanship

Norwood brings a comprehensive knowledge of the regional subcontractor market and long-standing relationships with highly-qualified subcontractors.