As an integrated design–builder, WGPITTS serves as both the architect and general contractor utilizing our streamlined efficient process we refer to as Single Source Solutions™ . Other firms may claim to be design-builders but very few are truly integrated with the in-house architecture and contracting capabilities. Using our Single Source SolutionsSM , we provide a single, phased contract to provide planning, architecture, engineering and construction services. As the integrated design-builder, WGPITTS is accountable for both the budget and program while completing the design and construction.
The Single Source Solutions™ approach ensures project economy and efficiency and offers a much-improved schedule, cost savings, streamlined contract and project management, and improved accountability. The projects costs are 100% transparent to ensure you receive a good value for your dollars spent. This process is more collaborative and fosters open communication which results in better coordination between design and construction. WGPITTS approaches the Single Source Solutions™ project delivery as a three phase process as follows:
Phase A – Programming and Budgeting - Owner and WGPITTS work to create the project scope and budget.
Phase B – Preliminary Design- Build - Owner and WGPITTS contractually enter into the Preliminary Design-Build Agreement. WGPITTS conducts site visits, completes Schematic Design, Design Development, Outline Specification the creation of a Lump Sum or Guaranteed Maximum Price Estimate.
Phase C – Construction/ Design-Build - Owner and WGPITTS contractually enter into the Design-Build Agreement at the agreed upon Lump Sum or GMP contract amount.