What We Do

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Planning

Is your project still in the dream stage? Our experts will help you plan every step of the way, turning your building dreams into a reality.

  • Master plan development and assessments
  • Facility assessments
  • Conceptual budgeting
  • Community outreach
  • Municipal code review and consulting
  • Plan review and permit administration
  • Strategic goal setting
  • Campaign meeting facilitation
  • Design services to fit your requirements
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Pre-Construction

We facilitate the decision-making process, ensuring you have an accurate understanding of the cost, constructability and schedule impacts of every choice you make.

  • Detailed budgeting
  • Value engineering
  • Scheduling
  • Drawing review and constructability guidance
  • Subcontractor prequalification
  • Cash-flow management
  • Bid package creation
  • Bidder outreach and management
  • Pre-bid and post-bid meeting facilitation
  • Staging and logistics planning
  • Permit processing
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Construction

Our experts oversee every detail of construction, allowing you to rest assured that your project will be completed to the highest quality standards, and of course, on time and within budget.

  • Professional on-site supervision
  • Subcontractor management
  • Schedule control
  • Quality control
  • Budget control
  • Team communication
  • Progress meeting facilitation
  • Web-based project documentation
  • Project accounting
  • Project reporting
  • Administrative support
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Closeout

Before you move into the new space, we tie up all of the loose ends, making sure you’re 100% happy before we hand the keys over.

  • Systems and equipment training
  • Owner furnishing and vendor coordination
  • Occupancy coordination
  • Project closeout documentation
  • Warranty monitoring
  • 24/7 post-project availability

Project Delivery Options

No project is too large or too small.
Construction Management

Construction Management

The majority of our clients prefer this delivery option, because it allows us to be engaged with the project from the earliest stages of planning, offering our expertise every step of the way.

General Contracting

General Contracting

This delivery option allows our team to get involved with your project after the design is complete, driving the schedule and subcontractors to a successful project completion.

Design/Build

Design/Build

This collaborative approach allows us to provide a “one-stop shop” experience. Responsible for both project design and construction, we often use our in-house architectural and engineering team.

Value Add Services

At O-A-K, we emphasize quality in everything we do: quality in the way we treat our people, serve our clients, manage our projects, and ultimately, quality in the way we build. We believe that part of building quality means building and living green and we strive to be the leader in creating built environments that meet the needs of both the people they serve and the planet that sustains us.

Our team of Green Building Experts combines decades of project management and estimating experience with an in-depth knowledge of energy efficient systems, sustainable materials and green building practices to successfully guide projects to be more eco-friendly throughout the life of your building(s).

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Our goal in pre-bond assistance is simple:  to help you pass your bond. We do whatever it takes to make sure your school district has the information needed to make an informed decision on voting day. We can start working with you no matter where you are in the process, helping you to communicate your facility needs with the community. Our services include budgeting, presenting at public forums, developing fact sheets and presentations, and working with you throughout the entire campaign, sharing insight on what has worked with some of the 30+ other districts we’ve worked beside.

Using the Building Information Modeling (BIM) system, our experts compile construction drawings of each building component into a highly-detailed three-dimensional building map. This system provides an efficient means of:

  • Detailed subcontractor coordination prior to construction
  • Preemptive discovery of conflicts between sprinkler pipes, HVAC, electrical, etc.
  • Virtual representation for budgeting and estimating
  • Minimizing field fabrication
  • Post-construction facility maintenance

Our facilities assessment services give you a “nuts and bolts” perspective on the current condition of each of your buildings and facilities. The process begins with an expert analysis of existing conditions and collaboration among our estimators and constructability specialists. After thoroughly reviewing all facilities, we create a customized report with recommendations and preliminary estimates for improvements. Our assessments can be used as a tool to guide your team in the earliest stages of long-term master planning.

Offering in-house expert craftsmanship, we can customize the construction experience for every client. Our skilled and accomplished craftsmen bring a true passion for quality construction that will last our clients well into the future.  These services include custom carpentry, millwork, concrete, custom finishes and general trades.

Staying at the leading edge of technology trends, both in the field and in the office, O-A-K offers a web-based project management system. Whether you choose to access information on your computer, smartphone or tablet, you can find the following items 24/7:

  • Construction drawings
  • Updated schedule
  • Detailed budget breakdown
  • Meeting minutes
  • Daily log
  • Progress photos
  • Team contact directory
  •  All project documentation