Cost management is a core professional service. Forella Group has developed cost estimates and analyses for projects representing millions of square feet of construction.

Design Phases Cost Management
  • Cost Estimating, Analyses & Controls at all phases of design
  • Comparative Cost Models
  • Guaranteed Max Price Verifications
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Bills of Quantities
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • Value Analyses
  • Construction Market Surveys
  • Life Cycle, Comparative Life Cycle Expectancy Cost Studies
  • Financial Analyses
  • Reconciliations
Construction Phases Cost Management
  • Change Order Evaluations & Negotiations
  • Value-in-Place / Cost to Complete Inspection
  • Payment Request Verification
  • Deficient Life Cycle Analyses
  • Cost Impact Analyses
In-House Systems
  • We have developed and continuously maintain our own internal cost management systems. All requests for special software systems and formats use or import from our core data sets. Our core processes are supported by:
  • Microsoft Excel scope management matrices
  • Microsoft Excel / trade macros / subroutines for all trade operations, for example: grading, concrete, masonry, general conditions, etc.
  • Microsoft Excel / master macros subsume all subroutines into a single, printable deliverable.
  • On-Screen digitizer interface plus GTCO boards as applicable.
Special Local, State, & Federal Government Formats
  • State of Maryland Agency Formats
  • Various Federal Agency Systems and Formats
  • Virginia Capital Outlay Format