Arbutus Park Retirement Community

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The Arbutus Park Retirement Community Project included a 6,000 sq. ft. two-story expansion and renovation of the existing building.  The expansion includes a new activities room, beauty shop, new resident rooms, new conference room, Director of Nursing office and new Nurses Lounge.  The project renovation of the existing building includes construction of a new kitchen and renovations to the existing dining facilities.


Provided Construction Management Services for the expansion/renovation of the Arbutus Park Retirement Community which included the following:

¨   Original Concept Development – development of several concept layouts.

¨      Programming – meetings with team members, consultant selection, assist in project schedule and budget and constructability issues.  Review of design and contract documents.

¨      Scheduling – develop master schedule of both design and construction.  Schedule revised and modified to achieve milestone dates.

¨      Cost Estimating – independent cost estimates throughout the design phase, review of architect’s and engineer’s estimates.

¨      Constructability Reviews – continuous reviews through final design modifications and into construction.  Recommendation for alternate design schemes and materials.

¨      Value Engineering – continuous reviews and recommendations for design modifications, together with potential cost savings.

¨      Plan Submission and Approvals – coordination of final plan submission to local, county and state agencies, attendance at meetings and presentation to agencies, and receipt of final approvals.

¨      Project Bidding and Recommendation of Award – preparation of project bidders list using experienced local/regional contractors, submission of plans and bid documents, solicitation of bids, final negotiation and award.

¨       Construction Administration – provide safety reviews, construction schedule control, inspection of in-place work, quality assurance, shop drawing distribution, coordination of weekly project meetings and minutes, processing of change orders and requests for payment, equipment and system start-ups, final punchlist, and development of closeout documents.