Florida Construction & Scheduling Consultants

We help clients plan, schedule & build project success

We deliver Forensic, Litigation & Construction solutions to a diverse set of clients that include:

  • Real Estate Owners & Developers
  • General & Specialty Contractors
  • Law Firms
  • Insurance Carriers
  • Architecture & Engineering Firms
  • Financial & Investment Banks
  • Property Managers & HOAs
  • Local, State & Federal Agencies
  • Surety Providers
  • Hospitals & Healthcare Facilities
Service Areas

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULING

"Communicating the plan"
Our team of certified CPM scheduling consultants provide our clients with the planning & schedule  services they need to help manage their complex projects more efficiently. Our construction scheduling services include:
  • Owner's scheduling consultant
  • CPM scheduling & analysis
  • Baseline schedules
  • Integrated Master Schedules
  • Monthly progress updates & revisions
  • Forensic scheduling
  • Expert witness services
Our scheduling consultants serve as part of our client's project management teams, delivering effective, integrated solutions to to ensure that their projects come in on time and within budget.

CONSTRUCTION CLAIMS

" Forensic Schedule Analysis"
Our team of construction claims consultants and scheduling experts assist our clients in reviewing entitlement, forensically analyzing the schedule, calculating damages, and allocating liability. Our construction claims consulting services include:
  • Affirmative claims
  • Rebuttal reports
  • Assistance with dispute resolution
  • Subcontractor default claims
  • Expert services
Our claims consulting staff has a thorough understanding of construction law, trends, forensic best practices, and their application to the technical issues of disputes.

CONSTRUCTION DEFECT INVESTIGATION

"Uncovering the root cause"
We offer Forensic Consulting services to a diverse set of clients that include insurance carriers, law firms, developers, condominium owners associations, and contractorsWe have extensive experience in all building types, from infrastructure to vertical construction. Our building forensics consulting services include:
  • Construction & Design Deficiency Identification

  • Design Document Reviews

  • Determination of As-Built Conditions

  • Development of Repair Recommendations

  • Governing Codes & Standards Analysis

  • Review of Repair Estimates

  • General Contractor / Construction Manager Standard of Care

  • Civil Engineer Standard of Care

 
Our forensic engineers and consultants have worked on construction portfolios valued in the hundreds of millions of dollars. As a result, Florida Construction & Scheduling Consultants is uniquely positioned to help our clients effectively manage all types of construction defect and liability claims. 

EXPERT TESTIMONY

"Credible & persuasive"
Expert testimony is an integral part of our construction consulting practice. Our experts give legal professionals an edge on matters that necessitate expertise in forensic engineering, critical-path method (CPM) scheduling, construction delay & lost productivity, and damages modeling & quantum. We offer our client's the following litigation support services:

  • Mediation assistance

  • Assistance with preparing & answering interrogatories

  • Expert reports

  • Preparing questions for direct testimony & cross examination

  • Demonstrative exhibits, including graphics, charts & models

  • Expert testimony at deposition & trial

Florida Construction & Scheduling Consultants expert witnesses have been designated as the testifying experts on complex construction disputes in various forums, including courts, American Arbitration Association panels, and Board of Claim hearings. Our experts have experience coordinating their analysis with multiple experts.

OWNER'S REPRESENTATION

"Ensuring it gets built right"
Our construction management professionals provides Owner’s Representation and Specialty Project Management services to developers and private clients throughout Florida. We have assisted clients in administering the construction of building projects such as offices, warehouses, hotels, and single- & multi-family residences. We offer the following owner's representation services:
  • Architect/Engineer selection
  • Budget development
  • Contractor selection
  • Value engineering
  • Scheduling
  • Construction contract administration
  • Change order review & analysis
  • Claims review & analysis
  • Closeout
We differentiate ourselves because our experts specialize in construction management, engineering, scheduling, project controls, and claims management services, so we can add value on all phases of real estate development.

How can we help plan, schedule & build project success?

Our Clients & Industry Sectors

 
Our team is made up of multi-talented professionals, bringing together years of technical field experience with a variety of industries and project types. Our consultants have provided services to:
  • Real Estate Owners & Developers
  • General & Specialty Contractors
  • Law Firms
  • Insurance Carriers
  • Architecture & Engineering Firms
  • Financial & Investment Banks
  • Property Managers & HOAs
  • Local, State & Federal Agencies
  • Surety Providers
  • Hospitals & Healthcare Facilities
 
Our consultants have experience in the following construction industry sectors:
  • Hotels & Resorts
  • Multi-Family Residential
  • Theme Parks
  • Sports Stadiums
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Government
  • Aerospace
  • Infrastructure
  • Aviation
  • Industrial
  • Civil
  • Marine

CPM Scheduling Expertise

No one knows Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling like Florida Construction & Scheduling Consultants. Our scheduling consultants are specialists in Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project. Our consultants also have extensive experience in Lean Construction Methods (Pull Planning), and 4D BIM Model scheduling integration.
Because of our extensive forensic scheduling and claims analysis work, our scheduling consultants understand the significance and consequences of CPM scheduling better than most.
Our consultant's expert work in CPM scheduling, project management and project controls brings tremendous value to our clients. Florida Construction & Scheduling Consultants performs our technical reviews of our client's schedules with a trained eye toward identifying critical-path delays and potential tactics used to mask delays, while also providing real-time claims avoidance and, if needed  claims documentation / preparation services. Those value-added services are essential in considering who to hire as your scheduling consultant—and are ultimately critical to the overall success your projects.

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

ENGINEERING MANAGER, TRAVELERS INSURANCE

“Don is the consummate professional. Very knowledgeable in scheduling, and general construction
consulting arena. Don has the innate ability to present complicated matters in a "matter of fact" manner
that is understandable to the layman or the seasoned professional. From a bottom line standpoint, Don
is budget conscience and timely. I will continue to use Don for any and all scheduling needs.”

OWNER, COMMERCIAL BUILDING CONSULTANTS

“Don is an expert in a special niche in the construction world ‐ Construction Scheduling. Don has worked
on hundred plus million projects with regard to the pre‐construction scheduling as well as the post
mortem analysis’ needed with lawsuits. If you need to get the project done on time, or figure out what
went wrong, I suggest you call Don Carlow.”

CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNTING EXPERT, RGL FORENSICS

“I have worked with Don on a number of claims projects in Florida. Don is thorough in his expert work as
a project manager; cost engineer; scheduler; and construction claims analyst… Don coordinated his work
efforts diligently with my efforts.

Construction Solutions
 

We have drawn upon our expert and dispute avoidance experience to provide specialty project management, construction planning & scheduling, and owner’s representative services. We are committed to providing objective expert support with only one purpose in mind: to ensure that your project goals and objectives are achieved. Our Construction Solutions division provide the following services:

  • Owner's scheduling consultant

  • Baseline construction schedules

  • Integrated Master Schedules

  • Schedule maintenance & monitoring

  • Specialty project management

  • Owner’s representation

 

Forensic & Litigation Solutions

Construction projects face continual challenges that arise from budget, schedule and productivity constraints. Even the best-planned construction projects encounter issues and disputes. Whether you need to submit a claim or you have received a claim and need a professional review / critique, we can help. We also have a specialized team of experienced licensed engineers to meet the needs of design firms, owners, constructors, insurers, sureties and counsel involved in construction defect litigation and subcontractor defaults throughout Florida. Our Forensic & Litigation Solutions division provide the following services:
  • Expert report & testimony
  • Insurance claims related to design deficiencies & defective construction 
  • Construction claims involving forensic CPM scheduling, disruption & lost productivity
  • Subcontractor defaults
  • Cost engineering & damages modeling

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