Preconstruction Services

Planning for Success

Expert preconstruction services can mean the difference between a successful project and one that never gets off the drawing table. Korsmo’s Preconstruction Department consistently saves our clients time and money by eliminating non-value-added costs in the design phase, reducing the number of changes and unexpected costs, and minimizing schedule delays during construction. We consider Preconstruction as an Owner’s early investment in the project’s success, and Korsmo holds a great responsibility to our clients to ensure they receive valuable and consistent results from their investment.

Our collaborative approach to Preconstruction Services incorporates our experience as a General Contractor into the upfront design and planning of the project. Since decisions made early in the project can have a strong impact on the final price, quality and schedule, Korsmo’s Preconstruction Department focuses directly on:

  • Thoroughly understanding your goals and objectives
  • Qualifying the project’s scope of work
  • Quantifying the project’s costs
  • Identifying and communicating of the project’s constraints (such as schedule, budget, functionality)
  • Establishing the project’s critical path schedule

Korsmo provides the following preconstruction services to our clients:


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  • Value engineering (VE)
  • Long-lead item identification and acquisition
  • Lifecycle cost analysis
  • Field investigations
  • Cost estimating and budgeting
  • Design/constructability reviews
  • Project scheduling and phasing
  • Bid packaging/coordination
  • Subcontractor procurement
  • Occupant coordination
  • Code compliance
  • Permit procurement assistance

They are smart and creative in their problem solving, always challenging the design teams to find the best solution that will deliver high-functioning and cost-effective venues.

— David Fischer, Executive Director: Broadway Center for the Performing Arts

More Expertise

Preconstruction Services

Through proactive and collaborative planning, our Preconstruction Department provides creative solutions to achieve the perfect balance between quality, budget and schedule on our projects.

Construction Services

Our years of experience completing complex new construction and renovation projects have allowed us to refine and improve our processes. As a result our clients receive quality, cost-effective construction services with a high level of accountability and facility functionality.

Small Projects Department

Korsmo Construction’s Small Projects Department was created to offer building solutions to clients with projects of a smaller scope, while still providing the same quality and expertise we deliver on larger projects.

Service Department

Korsmo Construction’s Service Department was established to fill an important niche that is often overlooked, but very much needed in our market. We specialize in small tenant improvement projects ranging in size from $1,000 to $100,000.

Virtual Design and Construction

Combining cutting-edge technology with our trusted field techniques allows us to create a building experience that is not only efficient and collaborative, but has a lasting and positive impact on the building’s functionality.

Project Delivery Methods

Our dynamic and experienced teams provide strong leadership and personalized service on a wide range of delivery methods, including Design-Build, GC/CM, Design-Bid-Build, Privately Negotiated and Hard Bid contracts.

Green Building

Korsmo’s approach to sustainable construction is based on integration, stewardship and respect for the environment. It is our goal to construct all projects using sustainable practices, regardless of whether the project is pursuing a specific green building certification.

Self Performed Work

Along with site supervision, safety and construction management services, Korsmo frequently self-performs scopes of work such as structural building concrete, foundations, steel installations and carpentry in order to ensure the best possible product is delivered to our owners.

Safety

At Korsmo Construction, safety is everybody’s job. We strive to make the safety of our employees, subcontractors and the general public the highest priority every day.