Anytime you’re getting ready to start a new project, it’s important to consider ways that you can get it done quickly, efficiently, and maximize the return on your investment. While you might have people within your organization who do this well, you can always improve. With help from IBM Construction Management, we can help you find Philadelphia general contractors who offer value engineering. If you've never worked with a contractor who offers value engineering, we have four ways that you’ll benefit from hiring someone who does.
One of the largest benefits you’ll find with value engineering is that you’ll save money on the project. You’ll be able to use more affordable materials, learn techniques that will help you to build faster and work with more efficient project planning. As the cost of materials fluctuates in the current market, your contractor can help you find materials that are more affordable to use for your project. Furthermore, you’ll notice that each step of the process goes much smoother because it’s been outlined beforehand to create much smoother transitions. This will help to save on labor and equipment costs in the end.
Your project will go much smoother with the help of value engineering because you’ll have an expert working with you in the planning phase to ensure that all potential problems are addressed before they can ever come up. Your personnel will be staffed appropriately without unnecessary overlap in areas where you could be trimming some of the fat or understaffed in areas that need more hands on deck. You can be confident that you’ll have an efficient staff set to work from start to finish.
By managing the materials and staff for your project, you can minimize your overhead. This not only helps to create a more cost-effective job, but you’ll be able to increase your return on investment by increasing your overall profits. We can provide you with expert advice regarding how quickly you’ll see a return as well as projections for what they’ll look like.
Detailed cost analysis
It can be a difficult process when you’re evaluating the overall costs of your project. Whether you’re choosing the location, scope of the project, or materials, it’s important to analyze the costs of everything that will go into it compared to the returns that you’ll get in the end. For example, if you’re building a home on spec, you’re going to want to take into consideration what the housing market looks like from the day you acquire the land to the day the house is ready to go on the market. With the way things are going right now, the value could go way up and your returns will come two- or three-fold. However, if the market crashes during that time, you could be upside down on a home that you never had any intention of keeping.
Contact us for more
We understand that your profits are as important as providing a quality product, so we offer value engineering to those who are looking for ways to improve. Get in touch with our team at IBM Construction Management to learn more about how we can help you maximize your revenue on every project. We’re experts in every aspect of construction management, including value engineering. Get in touch with our team today to find out more about what we can do to help you. Give us a call at 267-202-1400 or send a message using our online contact form.