Verifying cost and schedule during design

This article provides a discussion of a model to verify cost and schedule during the design process.General contractors are not typically a part of the schedule and budget development process. This may result in a large range of competitive bid numbers. This suggested model will offer a way to involve the general contractor in some of the initial phases of the project before it goes to bid in order to garner bids that are better suited to the project based on information gained from the designer.
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