Due to the control we have over design
and scope, it is comparatively easy to provide the client
with a fixed construction cost early in the project. As constructors,
our costing is based on facts rather than assumptions. The
cost of the 'unknowns' is minimal. Constructibility assessment
and value engineering allow us as a Design-Build team to evaluate
alternative materials and building technology to rationalize
costs and provide the best-designed value for the money. The
greatest saving is in the elimination of layers of markups
of contractors and sub-contractors in traditional Design-Bid-Build.
Instead, we employ a transparent system of consistent, scientific
cost analysis that is open to client audit and scrutiny.