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We expect to meet your timetable and make the process one you want to repeat, not avoid. We specialize in serving the needs of the downtown client, where responsiveness, convenience, creativity, and the ability to navigate the environment is critical.

PLANNING + PRECONSTRUCTION

Getting the details right from the start sets the stage for the rest of the project to flow smoothly. Our unique model minimizes handoffs and maximizes accountability. We ask the right questions, not simply interpret a set of drawings.

Planning

  • Budget and Schedule at any stage of design development
  • Value engineering / cost
  • Procurement of long lead items
  • Bid package preparation
  • Subcontractor prequal and award
  • Establish GMP
  • Work letter review and site due diligence

Preconstruction

  • Site survey and due diligence
  • Early-stage analysis of feasibility
  • Logistics and execution plans
  • Cash flow
  • Material Procurement
  • Permitting
Construction Planning and Pre-construction Services

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

During the construction phase, our main concerns are cost and schedule management, quality control and subcontractor direction, while maintaining a clean and safe environment and minimizing disruption to the tenants and building operations.

  • Site logistics plans
  • Safety
  • Cleanliness
  • Project reporting and control documentation
  • Quality control
  • Punchlist
  • O+M and warranties
  • Closeout
  • Emergency response to site damage

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Garland’s Special Projects Division combines our expertise and knowledge of corporate interiors to Boston-area tenants and building managers that are seeking a specialized contractor that can perform smaller fast-paced commercial projects or general building repairs with the same professionalism, safety and quality as typically found on larger Garland projects. Our highly skilled craftspeople can navigate the unique nuances of smaller projects by offering wide variety of comprehensive, cost-efficient solutions and when needed, engage our vast network of architects, engineers, subcontractors, and associates to achieve optimal results with minimal disruption to ongoing operations or occupants.

Special Projects can be both broad and robust but below is a partial list services and solutions that merely highlight the unlimited scope of work provided by this division:

  • Tenant sub-lease construction & repair work
  • COVID-19 compliance and workflow assessments
  • Workspace & common area reconfigurations & modifications
  • Adding or demising Offices, Huddle and/or Focus Rooms
  • Replacement or upgrading finishes such as carpet, paint, or doors & hardware
  • Post-construction maintenance & repairs
  • Emergency response to site damage & restoration
  • Touchless systems such as plumbing, electrical, motion sensors, door pulls etc
  • Endless Carpentry services and more…..

PERMIT SERVICES

Boston’s permitting process is wrought with complexities and vague subtleties. Missteps cause delays costing valuable time and money. Acting as your liaison, we’ll remove the guesswork from the permit process. We research, complete your application, acquire and deliver permits for all of your City of Boston projects. We recognize the importance of building and maintaining trust to promote longterm relationships with our customers, our employees and the City of Boston personnel. These relationships are ultimately critical to making any project happen.