If you think managing your own project will cost less…consider that project management will permanently make or break your project.
Some landscape development projects require the skills of specialists. Their work can be done faster, better and less costly because they have established their own skills and credentials and have the right equipment and processes to perform in their area of expertise. We have spent more than two decades finding and cultivating relationships with the finest subcontractors in Southeastern WI who match our philosophy for quality, service and value. We have established the trust bond necessary for successful projects and that bond will carry forward for you.
Are you still considering managing your own landscape development project? If so, here is what you have to be prepared to do:
- Know the language and jargon of each of the trades.
- Know the critical elements of timing and of the interface of the different types of work and understand the perspectives of each contractor involved.
- Know construction sequencing and job path. You are responsible for ensuring that each contractor can work as efficiently as possible.
- Understand the supply pipeline. Know what to expect and how to influence it.
- Know what to do when obstacles, changes, or delays happen. Be prepared to negotiate a new course of action.
- Understand the scope of work for each contractor to avoid costs that you will pay for gaps and overlaps in performance.
- Know the accepted quality standards and applicable building codes.
- Plan for regular site visits during working hours and be prepared for unexpected calls, site visits and required decisions.
- Be able to determine that the work performed meets the work requirements.
- We have more than 25 years of experience managing successful landscape development projects of all kinds and sizes.