Design/Build Services

New Orleans area, Louisiana and the Gulf South General Contractor with Experience You Can Trust

Design Build Services | Louisiana, Greater New Orleans area, and throughout the Gulf South Region

The Design-Build approach to construction may benefit an owner because it offers a single source responsibility contract for the design and construction process and fosters greater communication between team members.

DonahueFavret Commercial General Contractors offers the following Design Build Services:

Constructability/Design Analysis

  • Site Evaluation

  • Schedule Determination

  • Conceptual Cost Estimate

  • Manpower Analysis

  • Material Suggestions

  • Programming

  • Space Planning

  • Code, Zoning and Planning Studies

  • Security and Technology Needs Assessment

  • LEED Analysis

Project Development

  • Complete Schematic Design

  • Site Logistics

  • Phasing Study

  • Schematic Estimate with Key Subcontractor Input

Design Development

  • Complete Design Development Documents

  • Cost Comparison with Different Systems/Materials

  • Proper Insurance/Bonding Suggestions

  • Long Lead Item Identification

  • Schedule Development

  • Building Envelope Review

  • Subcontractor/Supplier List Development

  • Design Development Estimates with Value Engineering

  • Systems Coordination (e.g. Mechanical, Electrical, Special Systems, Building Envelope, Structure, etc.)

Construction Documents

  • Finalized Contract Documents

  • Finalization of Schedule

  • Value Engineering

  • Long Lead Item Coordination

  • Finalization of Subcontractor/Supplier List

  • Complete Bid Process with Subs and Vendors

  • Final Estimate Preparation

  • Permit Acquisition

Construction Services

  • Field Trade Coordination

  • Quality Control Program

  • LEED/Green Communities Implementation

  • Health & Safety Program

  • Cost Control

  • Scheduling

  • Project Reporting

  • Contract Administration

  • Change Order Analysis

  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Implementation

  • Schedule Updates

  • Warranties

  • System Training & Commissioning

  • Project Close-Out

  • Long Lead Time Item Coordination

  • Team Building

  • Phasing

  • Site Logistics

  • Value Engineering

  • Cash Flow Projections

  • Manpower Requirements


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