Pre-construction Services

At A. Pickett Construction, Inc., we firmly believe “planning is key.”  No construction project will succeed without careful planning.  This is why our pre-construction services are so valuable!

Our goal is to be involved in your project from the very beginning to eliminate any surprises that can come along the way.  Our team will identify and remove any potential barriers that impede the your project goals, as we carefully devise a plan of action to accomplish your desired outcomes. Our focus is centered on the elements that have the greatest potential to affect cost and value.

At A. Pickett Construction, Inc., you have the added benefit of working with the same project team throughout pre-construction and construction for a seamless process from start to finish.

Our experienced Pre-Construction team provides numerous services, including:

Project Feasibility Study

Constructability Reviews

Design Management (as needed)

Project Management

Conceptual Budgeting

Cost Estimating

Value Engineering / Analysis

Schedule Optimization

Site Logistics

Life Cycle Cost Analysis

Subcontractor Solicitation & Prequalification

Bid Package Planning

MEP Review

Virtual Design & Construction  (VDC)

Integrated Project Team Input

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Analyses

Quality Control

Project Specific Safety Plan Development

No matter what delivery method you choose, The A. Pickett Construction team will provide prompt and expert advice to guide you through the pre-construction process.


As technology and construction practices evolve, A. Pickett Construction, Inc. is continually developing specialized skills, participating in new programs and adopting new devices to keep pace with change.  Our collaborative culture, depth of experience and understanding in all phases of commercial  construction, allows us to contribute to the design and construction phases to optimize project cost, value and constructability.

Best Value. By providing design reviews, innovative approaches, costing, and design and equipment alternatives early in the design phase, A. Pickett Construction, Inc. can guide the team to a cost efficient, quality design that meets the budget and project timelines.

Manage Costs.   A. Pickett Construction, Inc., conducts reviews during the design phase which help us detect and resolve design conflicts, define construction sequencing, and identify scope gaps between trades prior to construction.

Control the Schedule. A. Pickett Construction actively collaborates with the design team to reduce errors and omissions in the design phase. This allows our team to shorten construction schedules for earlier project completion and owner occupancy.

Communication.  A. Pickett Construction, Inc. builds relationships with our client’s and vendor partners. Having solid relationships with the extended team members fosters communication, and facilitates construction on a shortened schedule.