Our professionals develop a customized consulting approach focused on the particular needs of each project. Our multidisciplinary team of professional architects, engineers, schedulers, financial experts, and construction professionals provides comprehensive and customized standard of care consulting services—from analysis and documentation through expert testimony. Our consulting services are designed to assist clients to evaluate professional services received and work product provided.

BRG professionals can evaluate and opine on project development, design, stakeholder roles and responsibilities, construction administration, programmatic standards, work practices, and systems. BRG also has extensive experience providing guidance regarding project governance, budgeting, contracting strategy, planning, scheduling, controls, quality assurance, and the development of an effective project management structure and project oversight team.

Our services include:

Pre-Design and Design Phases

  • Scope definition
  • Contracting strategy
  • A/E selection
  • Contract and scope of work review
  • Constructability, project status, and coordination reviews
  • Refinement of solicitation
  • Financial controls and oversight
  • Project reporting and monitoring guidance and oversight
  • Initial cost estimating and budgeting
  • Budget validation
  • Construction plan and phasing analyses
  • Master and detail scheduling guidance and services

Claims and Disputes

  • Design and construction defect analyses
  • Design team standard of care evaluations
  • Typical industry practice and standards
  • Owner, engineering, and construction standard of care evaluations
  • Evolution of design and change order entitlement
  • Quantification and entitlement of damages
  • Claim analysis; delay and disruption analysis
  • ADR – dispute review boards; mediation and arbitration
  • Expert testimony and provision of expert witness reports
  • Analysis of engineering and construction accidents to determine cause and accountability
  • Evaluation of design and construction defects to predict necessity or likelihood of a simple repair or complete replacement
  • Building and facility evaluations to assess property conditions and provide estimates of deferred maintenance and repairs

Professionals

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James B. French

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Ben Nolan

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Brad Wolf

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David Zion

Director

Atlanta

Our industry knowledge is broad and deep.

BRG combines intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience. We have an in-depth understanding of industries and markets, with expertise spanning the major sectors of the global economy. Following are some of the many sectors that we know inside and out.