It is well documented within the construction industry that poor cost estimating and scheduling are two of the root causes of project failure.

Service Overview

The interrelationship between time and money is always of major importance to both the owner and contractor. Our cost estimates provide our clients with detailed quantity takeoffs and pricing from the conception phase through project closeout.

During the construction period, Spectrum can interface with the project team on change order negotiations and management. This can be of particular value to an owner in that we can provide independent verification that the costs being proposed by the contractor or its subcontractors are reasonable, as well as confirm that the intended scope of the change order is complete and meets our clients’ expectations.

The timely negotiation and resolution of change orders, both with regard to time and money, is one of the best and most cost-effective ways of ensuring that you minimize your chance of related claims down the road. Let us help you ensure that you have done everything possible to protect your interests and achieve project success.


  • Conceptual Project Budget
  • Construction Bid Estimates
  • Contract Cost Review
  • Life Cycle Costing
  • Value Engineering Cost Estimates
  • Change Order Evaluations
  • Project Closeout Costs
  • Claims Pricing and Evaluation Cost
  • Impact from Design Errors & Omissions