Capital Projects Advisory

Strategically Manage Capital Projects

The high value, long lifespan, and tangible nature of capital assets make strategic planning and continued maintenance around construction and capital projects critical to sustaining a strong financial position for your organization.

Develop and implement short- or long-term capital plans to help keep construction projects on schedule, within budget, and compliant with building regulations.

Limit the impact of unforeseen disruptions through construction risk assessments, management methods, contracting strategies, and projects controls. Address issues from schedule delays, construction quality, change orders, excess charges, project progress reporting, and more with guidance from our professionals.

Reach Capital Expansion Program and Project Goals

Capital project advisory services can help develop clear goals and objectives, define processes and controls, and identify budget, schedule, and resources through:

  • Comprehensive and systematic capital planning
  • Procurement and contract-type strategies
  • Cost and budget management
  • Capital programming, financing, and deferred maintenance
  • Reserve policies and practices

Key Focus Areas

Address unique risk areas based on your project stage, contractual agreements, and other project considerations, including:

  • Construction Audits. Validate that construction contract billings are compliant with the construction contract, and not excessive, to support transparency and accountability with key stakeholders.
  • Program Assessments. Identify risks before they become barriers to success by monitoring program progress.
  • Process Improvements. Reduce project costs and boost performance by implementing a project control structure.
  • Program Management Support. Keep projects on track and budget by monitoring, tracking, and reporting on progress, expenses, schedule, work quality, and more.
  • Policy and Procedure Development. Support project transparency, accountability, and success with strategic policy and procedures.
  • Capital Planning and Program Reporting. Align, monitor, track, and improve your approach and results with industry key performance indicators.
  • Contract Consultations. Help owners and contractors execute a Guaranteed Maximum Price contract with contracting practices and controls to manage budget and cost.
  • Litigation Support Services. Resolve legal disputes by validating your claims with skillfully prepared evidence, proper resources, and a deep understanding of valuations.

In addition, advisory support for capital projects can help:

  • Provide leadership and process coordination, reporting, and monitoring needed for proper communication and interaction between client, design, and construction teams
  • Maintain compliance with contract requirements and existing policies to avoid excessive procurement charges
  • Tighten internal and project controls to avoid unfair subcontracting practices
  • Reduce errors and overcharges
  • Improve communication to avoid payments not in accordance with contract terms
  • Protect stakeholder funds by avoiding contractor liens and claims

Who We Serve

Any organization with significant construction or real estate assets can likely benefit from capitol project advisory services, particularly those in the following sectors:

  • Government services
  • Health care
  • Tribal and gaming
  • Higher education
  • Power and utilities
  • Developers

Expansive Construction and Capital Project Experience

Working directly with general contractors and construction managers, our professionals have completed hundreds of risk-based construction and real estate assessment projects, tailored to each client’s specific needs.

We bring decades of experience performing real estate and construction advisory services for large-scale public and private construction projects valued between $2 million and $3.5 billion.

Deeply immersed in the real estate and construction industries, our professionals support organizations with our requisite understanding and knowledge of methods, strategies, and controls—as well as site requirements, local and state regulations, compliance issues, and tax issues.

Savings, Security, and More: Testimonials on How Our Services Help Clients

“I consider the Moss Adams performance audits the best consultant reports I’ve come across in my 40 years of governmental experience—well documented and easy to understand throughout. Honest and direct, their consultants take the mystery out of the performance audit process.”
—Nick Marinovich, Chair of the Bond Oversight Committee, Sweetwater Union High School

“We chose Moss Adams because of their reputation and knowledge of the construction industry. We needed a team whose reputation would inspire confidence in our customers and help solve problems instead of creating more. We have a high level of trust in the final product Moss Adams delivers. Our Moss Adams team has been top notch. They’re customer-focused, collaborative, communicative, and work hard to meet our expectations.”
—Dave Flynn, President, Cornerstone General Contractors, Inc.


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