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Planning

After identification of a potential project we strongly recommend that an appropriate level of planning and due diligence is undertaken.  This information assists with understanding benefits, challenges and limitations of the project being considered.  This information is invaluable during the design phase of the project.

Services

  • Due Diligence
  • Building Assessment Evaluations
  • Project Budgeting
  • Existing Conditions Surveys
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Graphic Database Management
  • Master Planning
  • Scheduling
  • Site Analysis & Planning
  • Zoning Analysis
  • Long Range Facility Planning
  • Referendum Assistance (K-12 Clients)

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Design

Each client is unique, and each project a reflection of your vision. We do not impose our preconceived interpretation of your needs. We listen and respond, keeping your key objectives at the forefront of every decision. Design services incorporate many key phases within a project’s lifespan, including, Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Documentation. Representative services provided within each phase are shown below.

Services

  • Architectural Design
  • Space Planning
  • Programming
  • Environmentally Sensitive Design
  • Code Analysis & Research
  • Project Team Coordination
  • Drawing Development
  • Research Design Criteria
  • Engineering
  • Interior Design
  • Specification Development
  • Meeting Attendance

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Sustainability

Integrative design is essential to creating the most cost effective, healthy, and environmentally responsible result. Our process brings design professionals, operations personnel, end users, owners, manufacturers, and the construction team together as early as possible and often throughout the design and construction process. PSA employs LEEDap staff members that are capable of guiding you through environmentally sensitive options for your projects.

Services

  • Sustainable Jersey for Schools Planning, Implementation and Certification
  • Green Consulting (LEED, LBC, Energystar, etc.)
  • Green Building Design & Specification Development
  • Carbon Footprint Benchmarking
  • Carbon Neutrality Master Planning & Implementation
  • Net Zero Energy, Water, Waste Design
  • Energy Auditing & Modeling

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Construction Administration

During this phase, it is critically important to maintain continuity of team members to ensure the integrity of the design is maintained through project completion. Our team members hold additional licenses and accreditations in professional planning and construction, code enforcement, and building inspection. This added level of expertise provides supplementary protection, that at the project(s) completion your vision will be fully-realized.

Services

  • Manage Bid Process
  • Establish Bidder List
  • Coordinate Notices
  • Release Documents and Addenda
  • Bid Opening and Review
  • Bidder Selection / procurement
  • Contract Administration
  • Construction Progress Meetings
  • Contractor Performance Evaluations
  • Respond to Requests for Information (RFI’s)
  • Shop Drawing Review
  • Contractor Payment Application Review
  • Scheduled Site Visitations
  • Project closeout
  • As-Built Survey’s
  • Move Coordination