Our Services

We offer a range of Pre-Construction services including cost, risk, schedule, construction analytics, project controls, life cycle cost analysis, energy conservation measures and O&M advice. 

Dharam Consulting understands that a key metric of any construction project’s success is its ability to deliver value for money in the eyes of those who commission, fund, design and occupy the Building. Dharam’s consulting service is specifically designed to provide timely and relevant information during planning, design, and the construction processes, making it possible for clients and design teams to effectively plan, control and manage the cost of construction.

Cost Management

  • Procurement advice

  • Risk analysis + reduction

  • Cost impact of alternative options + design solutions

  • Cost optimization 

  • Reconciliation

  • Defend client's interests

  • Design Review Oversight

  • Bid management advice

Consulting Services

  • Risk consulting including risk analysis, management, contingency, reduction 

  • Data analytics

  • Benchmarking, predict outcomes, variable relationships, drawing meaning

  • Sense

  • Construction economics

  • Market analysis + participants

The Shed NYC completed 2019

The High Line Spur completed 2019

Budgets + Viability

  • Establish cost effective budget

  • "Live" cost modeling by program or element

  • Cost implication of scope, program + location 

  • Market economic analysis 

  • Benchmarking, comparisons, expectation setting 

  • Inform client on funding requirements + project business case

  • Optimize project resources

  • Strategic risk impacts

Cost Estimation

  • Estimates in uniformat CSI + by program

  • Bifocation elementally, by trade + function/use

  • Cost modeling + matching early design to available budgets

  • Take off + experience-based assumptions

  • Quantified take off + fully priced estimates

  • Detailed market knowledge

  • Fully quantified complete reconciled cost estimates

  • Use of government-based estimating formats

 

                                                      What differentiates Dharam Consulting’s service from its competitors?

  • The Team is comprised of full-time staff that are directly employed by the business and whom have a personal stake in delivering a quality service and of making a significant difference to the projects on which they work

  • Staff are all qualified in construction related disciplines; architecture, cost, engineering, project management.
     

  • Collaborative and supportive culture where knowledge sharing, and feedback is encouraged.

 

  • The team is located in the market it serves ensuring strong local market knowledge.