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depth of resources in Design-Build

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Depth of Resources

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design-build process

GMP version






  • One source: project planning, design, scheduling, value engineering, cost control and construction
  • GMK guarantees the final price before beginning construction
  • Ranked #4 U.S. healthcare design-build firm (Modern Healthcare, 2016).

Under the Design-Build Method, GMK assumes total responsibility for project planning, design, scheduling, value engineering, cost control and construction. GMK handles all details, ensuring the project is completed on time and within budget. Under the Negotiated Method, owners benefit from GMK’s extensive computer cost and scheduling systems and value engineering.


Using the Design-Build alternative, owners find that they can reduce the amount of time and money required to transform an idea into a finished project. Project scope can be determined and budgets established through this relationship much more quickly than by conventional methods. In fact, GMK guarantees and will bond, if desired, the final price at the design-development stage of architectural and engineering drawings.  



design-build services  

  • project planning
  • architectural design
  • effective scheduling
  • value engineering
  • cost monitoring
  • construction 
  • site logistics
  • Programming
  • Schematic design
  • Guranteed maximum price (GMP)
  • Design development
  • Construction documents
  • Convert GMP to lump sum price
  • Construction
  • Project closeout



For more information about Design Build click here.


To download the Design-Build worksheet click here.













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