Process of Consultation
Traditionally, preconstruction involves performing preliminary planning and engineering in order to define the project, identify potential issues, and analyze cost impacts. Square10Source defines preconstruction as defining the project scope, schedule, and cost as early as possible with the most efficient use of resources and money.
There are a number of benefits for the Owner. Many of our clients use our preconstruction process as the basis for their capital project appropriation process. Most importantly, the Owner has a defined basis to make an informed decision. The preconstruction process removes many of the unknowns of a project and reduces risks for the Owner. We can also identify areas for potential cost savings. The clients we work with like to evaluate the different scenarios upfront and have a defined path to construct the project.
Pre-construction services are used in planning a construction project before the actual construction begins. These services are often referred to as preconstruction or precon.