Services

DBI is unique in our offering of a full range of Project Management, Owner’s Representation, Development Management, Real Estate Advisory, and Surety Consulting services. Our approach is tailored to the specific needs of each project, but often includes some combination of the following:

Development Management and Project Planning

DBI frequently comes in on the ground floor of a project to help our clients in defining their goals and expectations from technical, financial, and operational perspectives. We specialize in assessing the capabilities and the opportunities available in order to achieve tangible and sustainable solutions.

  • Real Estate Advisory

    Capital Project Feasibility Analysis
    Asset Performance Evaluations
    Property Highest and Best Use Analysis
    Market Analysis
    Due Diligence Reporting
    Test Fit Management
    Deal Analysis
    Term Sheet and Lease/Acquisition Negotiation Management
    Strategic Planning
    Team Assembly
    Process Management

  • Master Planning and Project Implementation Planning

    Program Analysis and Development
    Schedule Development
    Budget Development
    Prioritization List Development
    Project Implementation Planning
    Team Assembly
    Process Management

  • Capital Planning

    Capital Budget Development
    Operating Budget Development
    Funding Source (Public and Private) Strategy Development
    City, State and Federal Grant Management

  • Sustainability Planning

    Sustainability Plan Management
    LEED Plan Management
    Energy Reduction Plan Management
    Technical Team Assembly and Management
    City, State and Federal Grant Preparation and Processing

Preconstruction Management

Once the planning phase is complete and a path forward is determined, DBI leads team procurement, establishes key project targets, and manages work via a rigorous tracking and reporting system.

  • Preconstruction Project Management

    Project Team Assembly
    Process Management
    Schedule Development and Management
    Budget Development and Management
    Design Coordination and Management
    Public Funds Procurement, Management and Reporting
    Historic and New Market Tax Credit Management
    Project Controls Management
    Cost Management
    Analysis of Alternates
    Public Agency Coordination
    Owner/End-User Coordination
    Owner Reporting
    Delivery Method Development
    GC/CM Bid Management and General Oversight

Construction Oversight

In order to best direct these plans to fruition, we take active leadership of all aspects of the project, providing fast, efficient problem-solving and bringing peace of mind to clients.

  • Construction Project Management

    Project Team Assembly
    Process Management
    Schedule Management
    Budget Management
    Owner Reporting
    Compliance Monitoring
    Contract and Change Order Negotiations
    Estimating and Value Engineering Management
    RFI, Change Order, and Submittal Management
    Invoicing and Requisition Management
    Historic and New Market Tax Credit Management
    Public Funds Procurement, Management and Reporting
    Lender and Finance Requirement Management
    Cash Flow Management
    Owner/End-User Coordination
    Public Agency and Community Coordination
    Construction Oversight and Reporting
    Furniture, Fixture, Equipment, AV/IT Procurement Oversight
    Theatrical or Other Specialty Equipment and Package Procurement Oversight

Postconstruction Management

The core of our charge is fostering positive experiences for stakeholders. The final stages of a project are key in this regard as we liaise with public agencies and ensure building occupants and ongoing programs are impacted as minimally as possible by construction.

  • Construction Close-Out Management

    Punch List Development, Resolution Oversight, and Occupant Coordination
    Documents, Warranties, and Manuals Verification
    Commissioning, Testing, and Training Coordination
    Project Records Handover

  • Financial Close-Out Management

    Financial Record Management
    Lien Waiver Obtention
    Budget Reconciliation

  • Public Agency Close-Out Management

    Public Agency Inspection Oversight
    Sign-Off Coordination and Record Management

  • Occupancy Logistics Management

    Move Coordination
    System Training Coordination

Project Advisory

Due to our integrated experience overseeing all aspects of capital projects, we are often engaged to perform targeted assessments specific to certain project scope.

  • Surety Project Management

    Trigger Analysis
    Cost Assessment (Work in Place and Cost to Complete)
    Schedule Assessment
    Exposure Assessment
    Market Condition Assessment
    Contracting and Negotiation Management
    Construction Oversight, Closeout, and Reporting

  • Real Estate Advisory

    Capital Project Feasibility Analysis
    Asset Performance Evaluations
    Property Highest and Best Use Analysis
    Market Analysis
    Due Diligence Reporting
    Test Fit Management
    Deal Analysis
    Term Sheet and Lease/Acquisition Negotiation Management
    Strategic Planning
    Team Assembly
    Process Management

  • Construction Auditing

    Change Order Causation and Source Analysis
    Change Order Cost Assessment and Recovery Analysis

  • Sustainability Advisory Management

    Sustainability Plan Management
    LEED Plan Management
    Energy Reduction Plan Management
    Technical Team Assembly and Management