Pre-Construction Services

Datum Construction's comprehensive pre-construction services thoroughly examine all aspects of the project to evaluate constructability, analyze cost and feasibility, and to devise appropriate building solutions to deliver the project in accordance to the client’s intended goals.


Our pre-construction services utilize our management, estimating, and technical services to effectively study a project prior to construction commencement, and involves the following:


  • Evaluation of site conditions and coordination of surveys consistent with the building program

  • Tracking of design development specifications to meet client conformance

  • Development of a phasing and master project schedule

  • Preparation of a concept budget and detailed trade-by-trade cost estimate

  • Development of a comprehensive cash flow projection

  • Perform value engineering

  • Provide purchasing power that meets procurement requirements of any project

  • Prepare logistical plan working in tandem with project professionals during the design phase to ensure drawings and specifications incorporate cost effective building methods

  • Perform studies of designated materials, systems and equipment, their availability, cost and scheduling impact

  • Provide cost savings, alternate systems and materials recommendations

  • Develop material and labor procurement strategies

  • Establish list of pre-qualified subcontractors and initiation of competitive bid procedures for trades

  • Conduct scope and trade bid review meetings and provide recommendations of subcontractor awards in each trade whose price, staffing and competence will yield the best results.

  • Risk analysis and insurance planning

  • Implementation of progress and cost reporting systems

  • Development of affirmative action plan

  • Development of a site safety plan




280 E Corporate Dr.  Suite #130

Meridian, ID 83642


800 5th Ave.  Suite #4100

Seattle, WA 98104


Office: (208) 377-3099

Fax: (208) 939-6508



  • Idaho Contractor License # RCE-37097

  • Idaho Public Works: 021998

  • Montana Reg. #: 215337

  • Washington Reg #: DATUMCL84301

  • Oregon: 221273

  • Utah: 10944584-5501

  • Texas

  • Bonded & Insured

  • SBA 8(a) Certified



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