Pre-Construction

The 7B Building & Development approach to the pre-construction phase of your job incorporates a broad variety of services beyond the standard estimating process. This serves the primary function for getting a successful and timely start to your building and construction project.

Our pre-construction services include:

  • Offer an initial evaluation of the Owner’s program and task budget plan.
  • Participate in routine meetings with owner, designer and/or experts regarding improvements, materials, systems, and devices and make suggestions connecting to constructability, schedule, budget, and more.
  • Prepare and regularly update the initial project schedule. This will include updates on tasks, project turning points and conclusion dates of specialist obligations, consultant requirements, furnishings, fixtures & devices setups, and all other important activities.
  • Prepare preliminary cost estimates of the work at pre-determined periods.
  • Send suggestions for alternates as needed for the function of obtaining economies of scale within overall job cost.
  • Obtain subcontractors, suppliers and other required associates for their interest in the project.
  • Evaluate the credentials of these entities and provide a list of certified bidders for the project and make recommendations to the owner.
  • Determine long lead time items for the task and suggest a schedule to the owner for the procurement of these items. Early participation of trade subcontractors will be essential in understanding constructability and recognizing the most cost-efficient solutions.
  • Optimize trade and volume discounts where relevant.
  • Research & study of readily available energy company refund programs for possible rewards in high-efficiency A/C, lighting, etc.
  • Determine and suggest the most suitable type of building agreement and delivery approach that will result in the best financial outcomes for ownership.

7B Building & Development is committed to the success of your project and has the experience to see your project through from pre-construction to completed delivery. You’ll quickly see in our work, that our goal is to be the best commercial build to suit construction specialist anywhere. Call today to inquire about our pre-construction services or to get a quote.