Process - The Diamond Way

PRE-CONSTRUCTION

Project Initiation
Set up Project Workbook
  • Documents
  • Archive
  • Quotes
  • Shared (Photos, images)
Establish Excel Project Specs
Plans and Documents
Upload plans and documents
  • Architectural
  • Structural Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Soil Engineering
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Interior Drawings/Specs

PLANNING

Specification Buildout
Upload photos, details, and samples
Add specifications to all sheets, including options

ESTIMATING

Subcontractor and material supplier quotes
Send vendor individual sheets, link to files, or send a PDF file

Components from rooms are collected into new sheets for quotes (eg, "windows,doors, cabinet hardware"). Requests for Information (RFIs) generated during this stage

SCHEDULING

Control Budget
Organize subcontracts and material proposals to create a line item proposal
Upon approval, mobilize

BUILDING

Document and Finalize
Back up soft copies, add costs to spreadsheet
Assign Superintendent, Project Manager
Break ground!

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