Pre-Construction Services

Pre-Construction Design-Assist Design-Build Building Information Modeling General Contracting

Pre-Construction Services

Pre-Construction Services provide a crucial early component to a successful Project by involving the Construction Team in the latter stages of the Design Process. Typical Elements of Pre-Construction Services include:

Design Reviews

Focused analysis of Cost, Constructability, Preliminary Schedule, Material/Product Availability, and adherence to Owner’s Program.


In-depth evaluation of alternative Systems, Products, Materials and Finishes with consideration for Performance, Functionality and Maintenance.

Scheduling and Finance

Development of detailed Schedules including Milestones, Phasing and Sequencing and Occupancy Requirements with Cost and Resource Loading, Cash Flow Projections and Progress Confirmation for Lender.

Subcontractor Bidding and Schedule of Values

Comprehensive and competitive Subcontractor Bidding Process utilizing Advanced Technology to disseminate Bid Information, analyze and tabulate Bids and compile qualified Bids into the Final Schedule of Values and Contract Sum.

Design-Assist Services

Design•Assist Services includes a collaborative team-oriented approach to the design, entitlement and permitting phases of a Project, capitalizing on the benefits of early engagement of the Design Team and Contractor. Typical Elements of Design•Assist Services include:

Cost Modeling and Constructability Analysis

Review of all Systems and Assemblies to resolve space conflicts, maximize efficiencies in Trade Scheduling and analyze unique Details.

Schedule and Work Plan Development

Develop Preliminary Schedule and Phasing Plans to complement Owner’s Development Strategy along with review and recommendations relating to Existing Operational Facilities, Offsite Construction and Existing Conditions.

CUP Submittal

Assist with CUP Submittal Process by early Planning Sessions to outline Tasks, Responsibilities and Expediting.

Preliminary Budgeting

Develop Initial Budget and Budget Updates utilizing Historical Cost Data and Subcontractor-provided Cost Information including Cash Flow Analysis and Financing Projections.

Design-Build Services

Design-Build Services include a unique blend of Design Services and General Contracting Services, combined to ensure the desired interaction required for a cost-effective Building Solution. Design-Build Services typically include:

RFP Development

Develop Civil, Architectural Consultant and General Contractor RFPs including Interview and Selection Processes.

Team Management

Chair the Building Committee and Construction Team Meetings, providing required Documentation including Agendas, Minutes and Task Tracking.

Document Review

Review Construction Documents and provide required Analysis.

Plans and Specifications Review

Complete and thorough review of all Bid Documents including evaluation of all supporting Reports and Investigations, coupled with a commensurate RFI Process to evaluate Conflicts and Issues Pre-Construction.

BIM 3D Modeling Software

Grant utilizes outside Consultants for BIM Modeling. most specifically San Diego BIM Services. Although BIM Modeling/Conflict Resolution are rare requirements for most of Grant’s Projects, our Leadership Team possess the knowledge necessary to work with our Consultant to ensure a successful Design Review via BIM Utilization.

General Contracting Services

General Contracting Services involves a complex and aggressive compilation of activities to bring a Project from conception to reality while providing the Client their Facility with full satisfaction. Typical General Contracting Services include:

Plans and Specifications Review

Complete and thorough review of a Bid Documents including evaluation of all supporting Reports and Investigations, coupled with a commensurate RFI Process to evaluate Conflicts and Issues Pre-Construction.

Subcontractor Bidding and Schedule of Values

Complete and comprehensive Subcontractor Bid Process to provide the most qualified, responsive Bids available – producing the Schedule of Values and Contract Sum.


Providing the full range of Construction Activities overseen by competent and experienced Project Supervision and Project Management.

Owner Occupancy

Providing assistance with Owner Occupancy, including Partial Occupancy during Construction, if desired, utilizing Phasing and Sequencing Strategies to lessen the disruption to Owner Operations.

Post-Construction Maintenance and Warranty

Providing detailed, comprehensive Owner Operation and Maintenance Packages.