FLORIDA CONSTRUCTION &SCHEDULING CONSULTANTS

Our engineers and consultants leverage their understanding of the construction industry to deliver integrated Forensic and Construction solutions on a wide-range of project types. Our mission is to provide our clients with value-added services that are delivered with at the highest levels of integrity and dedication. 
 
Our construction experts assist clients in the following areas:

CONSTRUCTION

SCHEDULING

"Communicating the plan"
Our team of certified CPM scheduling consultants provide our clients with the planning & schedule consulting services they need to help manage their complex projects more efficiently. Our construction scheduling services include:
  • Project planning
  • Baseline & Integrated Master Schedule development
  • Schedule reviews
  • Progress updates & revisions
  • Forensic schedule analysis
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

" Analyzing the schedule & allocating liability"
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
Our claims consulting staff has a thorough understanding of construction law, trends, forensic best practices, and their application to the technical issues of disputes.

BUILDING

FORENSICS

"Uncovering the root cause"
Our forensic engineers investigate the root cause of damage on claims involving storm damage, construction defects, and design deficienciesWe have extensive experience in all building types, from infrastructure to vertical construction. Our building forensics consulting services include:
  • Building failure & defect investigations
  • Civil engineering design investigations
  • Expert services
 
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 insurance clients effectively manage all types of construction defect and liability claims. 

EXPERT

TESTIMONY

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

  • Assistance with preparing & answering interrogatories

  • Expert reports

  • Mediation presentations

  • Preparing questions for direct testimony & cross examination

  • Demonstrative exhibits, including graphics, charts & models

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
  • Closeout
We differentiate ourselves because our experts specialize in construction, engineering, scheduling, project controls, and project 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 owners, contractors, A&Es, insurance companies, sureties, government agencies, and financial institutions 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 scheduling 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 consulting—and are ultimately critical to the overall success your projects.

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 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.

 

Forensic & Litigation Solutions

Construction projects face continual challenges that arise from budget, schedule and productivity constraints. Even the best-planned 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 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 throughout Florida.
  • Design deficiencies
  • Defective construction

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