PHASE I (PROP B) Final Summary

Phase I of the Brentwood School District facilities updates was substantially completed on August 23, 2021, with final completion of elevator 3 and minor punch and warranty items completed throughout winter 2021. 

Below is a summary of the final costs associated with the project. 

Original BudgetFinal Costs
Construction Costs$18,496,000$20,458,823
Special Construction$0$5,022
Professional Services$1,386,336$1,699,022
Misc./Advertising/Moving Costs$0$210,222
TOTAL COSTS$20,091,285$22,531,504

Budget and Schedule Factors

  • Unforeseen conditions
  • Owner added scope items
  • Planning and sequencing work
  • Design issues
  • Low budget for contingency items
  • COVID-19 impact

Strategies for Future Projects 

  • Early owner input in the planning and design phases
  • Estimates at scheduling and design development levels. Design adjustments after estimates to maintain budgets.
  • Healthy contingencies for both new construction and renovation work
  • Bi-weekly meetings between owner, architect, and contractors
  • Transparency on schedule and budget updates.

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