Preconstruction Services: Keeping You on Time & on Budget

The right plan from the ground up is key to ensuring your entire build stays on track and stays within your budget. At Ames Construction, our preconstruction services create a customized build plan that serves as a guide throughout the entire process. Whether we are working with an architect, directly with company stakeholders, or someone else, these preconstruction services provide the blueprint for a successful project. The key elements of this service may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Project Estimation
  • Creative Brainstorming
  • Budget Development
  • Project Designs/Blueprints
  • Value Engineering Proposals
  • Project Management Proposals
  • Procurement
  • Permitting Work
  • Utility Analysis


Since the planning phase is so essential, working with the right partner is imperative. The first step is to reach out to our team for a conversation and a Complimentary Project Review.


Commercial Building Planning by the Experts

The reasons that our clients have trusted Ames Construction with their commercial building planning are the reasons that they trust us for everything else: our time-tested experience and our meticulous care. Properly completed preconstruction services create a foundation for a successful build.

The umbrella of our preconstruction services includes a wide range of different activities and deliverables, depending on the nature of the final build. This can include working together for creative brainstorming and selecting key design touches, as well as the more technical aspects include finalizing budgets and timelines, all the while ensuring the prerequisites are completed for work to begin.

During the commercial building planning stages, your Ames Construction team coordinates with architects, engineers, necessary municipal governments, and more to ensure that when work begins, it goes off without a hitch. During all of these conversations, we make sure your voice is heard and your interests are represented at all times.

In the majority of cases, our commercial building planning is an essential part of Ames managing your entire project from start to finish. However, we can perform these services on their own to provide supplemental guidance to companies that can benefit from them.

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It is my distinct pleasure to recommend Ames Construction to you as an excellent option for a design/build firm. We had the opportunity to work with Ames on a total renovation of our church building in the last year and were very pleased with the work, organization, people, and professionalism they portrayed.

If you are considering Ames as your design/build firm, I highly recommend them. at ECOB (Ephrata Church of the Brethren), we are about relationships, about finding ways to partner with people and companies locally. We were tremendously blessed to find Ames., to get to know them more and to work with them professionally. You will not be disappointed in their passion to make your dreams become a reality – they did it for us.

Brian Messler - Lead Pastor, Ephrata Church of the Brethren