Preconstruction

Preconstruction Success: C.D. Fulkes Middle School

Over the last nine years, HPM has consistently served the needs of Round Rock Independent School District (RRISD) in Round Rock, Texas, through the work of our Audit and Contract Services Group. When the district announced its $500+ million capital bond program in 2018, administrators knew they needed a trusted…
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A Q&A with HPM’s Electrical Engineering Expert

HPM is committed to high-quality preconstruction services, offering a variety of services to meet our clients’ needs. One of the reasons we stand out in the industry as leaders is that we have mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering (MEP) expertise in house. Electrical Preconstruction Manager Kyle Talley focuses on the electrical and low voltage aspects of our clients’ programs. Before joining…
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The Value of Preconstruction Services

Preconstruction Services evolved out of cost estimating to incorporate the many activities typically involved in planning a project, including scheduling, constructability reviews, phasing and logistics, materials and systems analysis, value engineering, life cycle cost analysis and more. Preconstruction sets the stage for a successful build. It’s also an effective strategy for adding value to…
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Saving Money Through Preconstruction Expertise

By Michael Eskew, Mechanical Preconstruction Manager Eskew HPM’s experienced preconstruction team can identify value engineering opportunities that will cut costs for your project, and the sooner we are involved, the better. We can point to preconstruction value stories across the many unique industries we serve, but one recent example comes…
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Preconstruction Services: A Best-Practice Strategy to Save Time and Money

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted construction projects around the world, causing many to be significantly delayed and over budget. Developers are searching for strategies to address the dilemma, with many turning to third-party program management companies like HPM that offer the industry expertise required to create efficient timelines and budgets.…
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Predicting the Future on a Project Before a Shovel Hits the Ground

Wouldn’t it be nice if a crystal ball could show you the success or shortcomings of your construction budget and schedule before you begin? You could foresee whether it would be completed on time and within budget. While we do not have a crystal ball, we do offer the next best thing-- HPM Preconstruction Services. HPM Preconstruction Services gives the owner a clear picture of the project scope that can be supported by the budget and what it will take to achieve success. HPM will identify potential…
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Is it Time to Update Your Facility Plan?

Our complimentary Weighted Check-Up Guide can help you decide. When you’re in the thick of day-to-day business operations, it’s difficult to pinpoint specific areas that need improvement. However, there are a few basic questions that will steer you towards answering whether it’s time to update your facility plan or not.…
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HPM Hires Industry Veteran Tracy Richter to Lead New Planning Services Division

Planning Services will position company for next phase of growth. Facilities planning expert Tracy Richter recently joined HPM to lead the new Planning Services division, a move that bolsters and expands our service offerings while extending relationships with clients representing more than a dozen industries. As Vice President of Planning…
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When is the Right Time to Plan?

As COVID-19 continues to impact the U.S., companies and organizations are doing their best to plan amid a shifting economic landscape. Industries continue to encounter the full spectrum of repercussions. Many are experiencing business decline while others are seeing growth. Though it may seem daunting or even futile to plan…
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Why Planning is Essential to Your Standard Operation Procedures

Strategic planning for facilities and operations is an essential component to short and long-term efficiency models across all industries. From airlines and beverage distribution to baseball stadiums and school districts, facility improvements and day-to-day operations are continuous, necessitating the need to incorporate good planning practices into your standard operating procedures.…
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