Design Creation & Management


During this phase we will assist you by engaging the full architectural work in order to expand and further the concept design to the schematic design, design development, bidding and construction drawings milestones. This will include:

  • Issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for full architectural services
  • Obtain and review architectural design quote(s) and provide a recommendation.
  • Negotiate a limited service agreement or memo of understanding with the selected firm.
  • Write and negotiate along with the owner and owner’s legal team, the full AIA architectural agreement.
  • Issue RFP’s for other design subconsultants that will be hired directly by the owner including but not limited to Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Envelope/Waterproofing Consultant, Kitchen Design, Acoustical, ADA, Traffic, etc.
  • Obtain, review and provide a recommendation for all sub-consultant’s scopes of work.
  • Write and negotiate professional service agreements with all applicable sub-consultant firms.
  • Assist the owner and architect with developing the owner’s program
  • Attend design meetings to ensure the owner’s intent is carried through to each level of drawing milestone
  • Update the development schedule or cause the architect to issue an updated schedule reflecting the projected design and entitlement timelines
  • Conduct a review of the drawings at each phase
  • Green building and/or LEED Coordination