Process - The Diamond Way


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


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


Subcontractor and material supplier quotes
Send vendor individual sheets, link to files, specifications

Respond to RFIs

Review and Negotitate Pricing

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


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


Document and Finalize
Back up soft copies, add costs to spreadsheet
Assign Superintendent, Project Manager
Kick-off meeting

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