Process

The ConServ process is designed to save you time and money. 

ConServ Group assists its clients by providing fully integrated professional services associated with design, permitting, and construction management. We have the unique ability to serve our clients in a consulting, as well as a project management capacity. Our goal is to provide a single source of service from initial concept through project completion.

Plan

Architectural Program

Develop criteria for design based on an operations analysis as well as client feedback.

Preliminary Concept

Draw a preliminary design concept in keeping with program objectives for the project, renovation, expansion, or new facility.

Site Search and Selection (if necessary)

In the case of a new facility project, assist with analysis of available real estate opportunities relative to your conceptual design. ConServ coordinates with real estate professionals of your choice during this process.

Early Budgeting

Create a detailed conceptual budget involving every aspect of cost associated with the project design and construction

Architect

Design Development

Increase the level of design detail to include all engineering disciplines and finish material selection.

Value Engineering

Following the preliminary budget, this is the most opportune time to make cost saving design decisions based upon alternative structural, mechanical, electrical, and civil engineered systems.

Permitting

Work with the civil engineer, attorneys, your team, etc to present your project to town officials in order to obtain permits for construction.

Engineering

ConServ will coordinate all engineering work required to gain approval and ensure constructability.


Construction Drawings and Specifications

Create full sets of detailed plans and written specifications in order to communicate all necessary components for construction of the project to field supervisor, project manager, subcontractors, and other stake holders.

Build

Final Budget

Create a firm budget with multiple subcontract bids for each trade ready and able to complete the determined scope of work, within a Guaranteed Maximum Price.

Purchasing

Line up purchasing of materials and finalize subcontracts.

Construction

Manage, schedule, supervise, and administrate all aspects of the construction process as construction manager and/or general contractor, whichever arrangement works best for you the client.