With the increased necessity for aggressive schedules, we often release early bid packages. These early packages can have scheduling and budgeting advantages. We are comfortable managing the procurement and coordination of early bid packages. Early site and structural packages can impact schedule by significant amounts of time. If there are advantages to the project, negotiating with subcontractors is a process we have also used. We typically follow a Request for Proposal process to select negotiated subcontracts, including both qualification based and competitive based components. Early involvement of key subcontractors brings value to a project providing cost and value feedback early in the design.
JF Scott Construction has assembled a team of individuals who believe that teamwork and collaboration are the path to a successful project. We have a proven track record working under the tenets of IPD. While an IPD contract can push a project team to fully embrace IPD many of the philosophies translate into our day to day business, the open communication and sharing of information. When there is an environment of trust, decisions can be made that are truly in the best interest of the project.