CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

LCL Builds has developed the reputation of being one of the premier Construction Managers in the GTA.  This has been achieved through the well defined practice of procedures and processes relating to all facets required for the successful execution of construction contracts.  Examples of these procedures and processes:

  • Construction contract forms:
    • Cost Plus Construction Management,
    • Lump Sum Contract, or
    • Guaranteed Upset Price.
  • Cost Control Accounting:
    • Implement and maintain an effective system of Project cost control.
    • Revise and refine the initially approved Project Construction Budget, incorporate approved changes as they occur.
    • Publish cash flow reports and forecasts at regular intervals.
    • Identify variances between actual and budgeted costs and advise the Team on remedial action options.
  • Continuous Value Engineering to contain Project costs within the Budget.
  • Integration and supervision of Health and Safety requirements.
  • Project Control: Monitor the Work of the Trade Contractors and coordinate the work with the activities and responsibilities of the Owner, Consultants and other influences.
  • Maintain a competent full-time staff on the site to coordinate and provide management of the Project and construction progress of the Trade Contractors.
  • Establish on-site organization and lines of authority in order to carry out the overall plans of the Construction Management Team.
  • Establish procedures for coordination between the Owner, Consultants and Trade Contractors.
  • Schedule and conduct progress meetings on a recurring and regular basis.
  • Provide regular monitoring of the schedule as construction progresses. Identify variances between schedule and probate completion dates. Review the schedule for work not started, or incomplete, and provide mitigation solutions to meet the original completion date.
  • Review the adequacy of the Trade Contractors’ personnel and equipment and the availability of materials and supplies on an ongoing basis.
  • Provide construction facilities and services common to the requirement of all Trade Contractors, both temporary and permanent.
  • Advise and assist in the selection of professional services: surveyor, resting laboratories, geotechnical and other specialists.
  • Review and approve the safety programs of each of the Trade Contractors.
  • Distribute Substantial Performance and Total Performance Certificates.

 

Post Construction Phase

  • Complete all deficiencies prior to Occupancy.
  • Coordinate Occupancy with the authorities having jurisdiction.
  • Arrange for Phased Occupancy if required.
  • Provide technical instruction and operations training to the management team.
  • Provide and enforce all warranties.
  • Support Real Estate Leasing and Sales as required.
  • Operations: Maintain a close relationship with the Owner’s operating staff to ensure a smooth and proper takeover of the Project.