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Bidding and Value Engineering

Architecture Process: Phase Five

Once a set of construction documents is finalized in the previous phase, that set will be sent out for bidding and permits. In phase 05 we collect quotes from multiple contractors and solidify a firm budget for the construction costs. While we are coordinating with the consultants, we will also deliver a set of construction documents to the building department and wait for approval.


Based on the quotes from contractors and conversations with other trades, we will work with you to revise specific items that may be over budget and/or allocate funds from other areas of the budget sheet that could be further enhanced. Additionally, if the building department issues any comments that need to be resolved before issuing approval, we will address them as well. Ultimately concluding in a revised set of documents that will be filed on record and delivered to the selected contractor for construction.


In this phase, we will collect and organize the bids from multiple contractors but will ultimately need your input to guide us the final decisions. Often, many of the revisions that are required will come from an open dialogue about your budget. However some may simply come from your comfort level working with certain contractors and trades. The Bidding & Value Engineering phase will end with your selection of a general contractor and a receipt of permit from the building department