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Construction Consulting

"You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledgehammer on the construction site.” – Frank Lloyd Wright 

Construction Analytix, LLC offers expert consulting services to general contractors, subcontractors, attorneys and sureties. We have a proven record of success helping contractors win new work, manage challenging projects, protect their rights and business interests, avoid / resolve disputes, and obtain equitable cost recovery, as the situation requires.  We have executed project and business turnarounds, helped prevent default terminations, and have attained many cost / time recoveries and settlements for our clients via REA's & Claims. 

Contact Alan Paquette, Principal Consultant / Managing Member for a confidential, no-obligation consultation of your situation.    

Services

 

Contract & Project Management 

Contractors face a multitude of potentially critical issues and events on their projects that can quickly prove costly.  We have the depth of expertise and experience to help contractors  prepare for and respond to the changes and critical situations that invariably arise.   

Federal Contracting Expertise 

Offering 40-years of federal contracts and contracting experience.  We have completed hundreds of federal projects. We know the regulations, and understand the keys to success in the federal construction market--from acquisitions to close-out, to REA's and Claims. 

RFP Technical Proposals 

Our proposals have won over $500M in federal contracts.  We are well-versed in proposal development. technical writing,  pricing and cost-check validations.  Crafting winning proposals is essential to federal contracting success. Contact us for assistance.

Project Turnarounds

About 70% of projects fail to finish on time and within budget, and there is always a cost of that failure. We have performed dozens of project turnarounds. Don't let your project slip away! Be mindful of the signs and contact us for help.

REA's, Claims & Litigation Support

Changes, unforeseen impacts and disputes are unavoidable.  Cost overruns, liquidated damages and defaults happen. We develop fact-based REA's and Claims through a proven format to help contractors attain recovery of cost overruns and damages incurred.  

CPM Scheduling & Delay Analysis

CPM schedules are key to project success, but are often poorly done and updated. We have expertise in scheduling and delay impact analysis; proving responsibility and the measure of critical-path delay, to support  REA's, Claims and Litigation.

Construction Industry Statistics
  • The Construction Industry needs an additional 430,000 Craft Professionals in 2021 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics / ABC) 

  • 40% of construction firms have had to lay off staff due to the Covid-19 outbreak. (AGC)  

  • 48% of ACG members surveyed were directed to halt or cancel a project that was already underway because of COVID-19. (AGC) 

  • 63% of contractors use drones on their projects.  (USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce)

  • Construction productivity has not increased over the past 80 years. (McKinsey Global Institute)

  • 53% of Owners suffered one or more under-performing projects in the previous year. (KPMG, Global Construction Survey 2015)

 

  • Only 31% of all respondents’ projects came within 10% of budget in the past 3 years. (KPMG, Global Construction Survey 2015)

 

  • Just 25% of projects came within 10% of their original deadlines in the past 3 years. (KPMG, Global Construction Survey 2015)

 

  • For every $1 billion invested in the United States, $122 million was wasted due to lacking project performance. (PMI)

 

  • Fewer than a third of all projects were successfully completed on time and on budget over the past year.  (Standish Group)

 

  • 33% of projects fail because of a lack of involvement from senior management. (University of Ottawa)