Conceptual Estimating

Conceptual Estimating

JDL specializes in the niche market of commercial interiors. No one knows this space better. We approach every estimate with unparalleled building-specific knowledge and a proprietary database of historical costs. JDL’s unique estimating process produces a highly detailed budget that clearly and accurately assesses costs.

Site Selection

Site Selection

JDL works with Boston’s best commercial brokers, tenants, and landlords to assess multiple sites for various projects. JDL is able to analyze site conditions and produce conceptual budgets faster than our competitors. We provide accuracy and agility that gives our clients the upper hand during site selection and lease negotiations.

Cost Control & Design Review

Cost Control & Design Review

JDL serves as a strategic partner in the preconstruction phase of each project. We manage the design process to ensure that what is on paper is accurate and within budget. Our goal is to identify problems at each stage of design, before they cost time and money.

Value Engineering

Value Engineering

Most general contractors approach the VE process by targeting the low-lying fruit. JDL scrutinizes the details to find savings that do not sacrifice the design intent or level of finish. We leverage our site specific knowledge to find cost savings while maintaining quality.

Project Approval & Permitting

Project Approval & Permitting

JDL utilizes a full-time in-house permit expediter for all of our projects. Our thorough understanding of permitting requirements allows us to streamline the process. The resulting foundation of trust and accuracy allows us to deliver approvals faster than the competition.

Procurement

Procurement

JDL analyzes every detail of a project to identify long-lead items. Scrutinizing these details early is crucial to maintaining the correct order of operations in the field. A heavy focus on procurement is how JDL ensures both quality and schedule are maintained.

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preconstruction@jdlci.com

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