Construction Manager at Risk
Construction Manager-at-Risk is a delivery method wherein the Construction Manager serves as the General Contractor assuming the risk of the construction guaranteed price and provides design phase consultation in evaluating cost, schedule, implications of alternative designs and systems and materials during and after design of the project. The Construction Manager-at-Risk contracts directly with the trades or subcontractors and has a single point of responsibility for the delivery of the project. The Construction Manager-at-Risk provides a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) to fix the cost and competitively bids proposals from the trades contractors. Selection is generally based on a mixture of qualifications, experience and fee. Most projects completed by Thos. S. Byrne, Ltd. are Construction Manager-at-Risk including Preconstruction Services allowing every opportunity to assist the design team in optimizing the project for Owner intent and best value.
Construction Manager - Agent
Construction Manager - Agent is a delivery method wherein the Construction Manager serves as an Agent for the Owner providing administration and management serves in lieu of a General Contractor. The Construction Manager - Agent provides design phase assistance, but holds no subcontracts nor provides project bonding for the construction. All subcontracts are held directly by the Owner. Selection is generally based on qualifications and experience. Thos. S. Byrne, Ltd.’s extensive construction management experience proves a valuable asset for any Owner seeking the Construction Manager - Agent delivery method.