Top Construction Management Companies in Ashburn

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Ballard & Mensua Architecture
Business Description: Ballard Mensua Architecture, led by Seth Ballard, NCARB, AIA, is a boutique architecture firm with a focus on creating truly custom designs and solutions for our clients. We have very strong vendor and contractor relationships, a result of our detailed understanding of construction. Unlike many architects, who like to design and then hand over control to the builder, Ballard Mensua maintains control of management of the project throughout construction. We have a unique cost-study process that helps to put our clients in control of spending... and results in completion of projects on budget.. almost unheard of in this business. Our designs speak for themselves... see our website at www.ballardmensua.com. Our business philosophy is that all clients should be a reference and we work hard to make sure to see projects through. We also have a unique ability to do very large projects without tearing a house down... we save much of the house and build around it... saving sometimes 10 dumpsters of landfill (truly green). Finally, where many architects bring their large ego and force their designs on clients... Ballard Mensua prides ourselves on tailoring designs to each client, listening to specific needs and working hard to make sure that our designs fit what a client is looking for. Additional email - info@ballardmensua.com.
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Professional Construction Management LLC
Business Description: Professional Construction Management LLC is a full service residential remodeling, renovation and new construction management company. We have top quality craftsman for all of your needs from whole home construction and additions to remodeling a bathroom and kitchen or installing trim and doors.
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Arlington Construction Management
Recent Review: My wife and I bought a small, old Arlington constructed in the 1920s in the Woodmont area of Arlington. After four years, we decided it was time to renovate and the project was extensive. And without a doubt, the right construction management firm to do the job was Alair Homes Arlington (formerly Arlington Construction Management), owned by Chad Hackmann). We worked directly with Chad and his team to turn our architect's drawings of our dream home into reality. Chad scoped out our project, worked with us on the budget based on the drawings and after receiving our permits he and his project management team got to work. We worked together to choose subs who would work on the various phases, pick materials and move the project forward. Chad and his project management team were professional, thorough and detailed oriented. We started in July 2016 and we moved back into our house in May 2017. Alair supported us throughout the process and even after the project was completed. We are very pleased with the final results.
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Twin DC, LLC
Business Description: we are a licensed, insured, and full-service General Contractor, specializing in design/build, construction management, architectural millwork (cabinetry) and general contracting services. We provide turnkey residential & commercial design and construction solutions and services to clients in DMV area only.
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Mike Fusco Builder
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Recent Review: Mike Fusco provides exceptional service to his customers. He responded to my phone calls, emails and was available to address concerns I had regarding the development of my project. The service he provided especially with regard to garbage disposal, left me satisfied and content with his work. I have not used other contractors since being introduced to Mike Fusco about 8 years ago. Anyone who retains his service will be satisfied with the quality of his work.
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J.F. Meyer Construction Company Inc
Business Description: J.F. Meyer Construction Company Inc. is the premier company for fine home renovation and construction. Our services include renovation of historic and contemporary structures as well as full service repair and maintenance on all components of your buildings. Our experienced craftsmen will transform your project into all your expectations of quality, timeliness and budget. Our close association with architects, historic preservationists and quality suppliers will ensure an exceptional job. Also servicing the District of Columbia.
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TRI-COUNTY CONSTRUCTION INC
Recent Review: Tri-County Construction did a great job finishing our basement. From the initial estimate to the final finish work they were very professional and responsive. The finished basement looks great. Tri-County provided a detailed estimate and plans that we approved before they started work. They started work on schedule and were very organized. All of the employees worked hard and were very skilled in their trades. Tri-County management communicated with us almost daily to ensure that everything was done properly and we were satisfied with the work. We are very happy with the finished basement and would highly recommend Tri-County.
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MCT Construction Management & Inspection, Inc.
Business Description: Contact me in Saint Charles, MD, at (855) 484-4338 to hire my construction management service.
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Constructure Inc.
Business Description: When seeking excellence in managing and constructing your project, the team at Constructure is second to none. Our approach to each project is to work with clients, architects, engineers and sub-contractors as a team towards the objective of successfully delivering a project
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ABRAMSON CONSTRUCTION CORP
Business Description: Commercial General Construction
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Bruno Clay Management
Business Description: We are a General Contracting and Construction Management firm serving the Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia.
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DLW CONTRACTING INC
Business Description: Small business campable of doing multiple jobs at once.
Reviews of Construction Management Firms Near You
BArlington Construction Management...
My wife and I bought a small, old Arlington constructed in the 1920s in the Woodmont area of Arlington. After four years, we decided it was time to renovate and the project was extensive. And without a doubt, the right construction management firm to do the job was Alair Homes Arlington (formerly Arlington Construction Management), owned by Chad Hackmann). We worked directly with Chad and his team to turn our architect's drawings of our dream home into reality. Chad scoped out our project, worked with us on the budget based on the drawings and after receiving our permits he and his project management team got to work. We worked together to choose subs who would work on the various phases, pick materials and move the project forward. Chad and his project management team were professional, thorough and detailed oriented. We started in July 2016 and we moved back into our house in May 2017. Alair supported us throughout the process and even after the project was completed. We are very pleased with the final results.
- Elizabeth F....
DArlington Construction Management...
We have been very unhappy with Arlington Construction Management (ACM). As much as I would love to say “we WERE unhappy…”, we sadly are not done yet. We are within two weeks of approaching the one-year anniversary of our house being held partially hostage, just for a small second floor master bedroom/bath addition and existing bathroom renovation in our older Arlington colonial. I’ve tried to get them to commit to a completion date several times to no avail. Problem 1: Time - Chad advised the project would take 4 to 6 months. It is apparent from the delays we’ve encountered that either their leverage over subcontractors is non-existent or that we have been put at the bottom of their priority list. Problem 2: Communication and coordination – Especially given the delays, communication is important. We have been forced to constantly badger ACM about upcoming work and have learned to take any promise of a sub coming with extreme skepticism. They haven’t communicated with the subs, or ensured the subs understood numerous details from the architectural plans, leading to a significant amount of mistakes, rework and items being done out of logical sequence and, of course, delays. On many occasions, it was our architect who closely inspected and directed the work, and not our project manager. Problem 3: Quality – Chad has a different cost/management model from other contractors – a very hands-off approach with the trades which no doubt saves him money and effort. As a result of this and lack of communication above, workers have on numerous occasions either done or not done necessary work without understanding what they should be doing. And numerous things in the process were broken or improperly discarded, which we had to replace with new items, revealing a lack of supervision and care of our property. To give credit where credit is due, Chad’s budgeting was very accurate and useful, his model allows us to deal with subs directly for additional projects, and ACM has not questioned our desire to have rework done. But every preventable rework adds time and frustration for them and us. We hope to cross the finish line soon but it shouldn’t have been like this. Chad’s price may seem very reasonable but be forewarned, you will be waiting and suffering, cajoling and cursing these guys for at least one year.
- Paul S....
AArlington Construction Management...
He was attentive, responsive, and made us feel like a priority. As a small non-profit, it was refreshing to feel like even our relatively small project was important to Chad and his team. He made the project seamless, even as we had to adapt along the way. I look forward to working with Chad for future projects for our school, and based on our experience, I look forward to contacting Arlington Construction Management for my own family's projects in the future.
- Sean O....
AArlington Construction Management...
I can't say enough good things about Chad. He clearly took on this job out of kindness of his heart - this was a tiny job for him -- but I think that's the kind of person he is. He figured out the problem, got it fixed, and had the inside repair work done tool and, along the way, he generously answered our random questions about our old home. If we were to build a new house or addition, Chad is the ONLY builder we'd call. Yes he's very knowledgeable, but just as important, he's full of integrity - a genuinely good and honest person who has his clients' best interests in mind.
- Louise S....
FArlington Construction Management...
Briefly, we were extremely disappointed in the service provided by Arlington Construction Management/ACM and its founder/president Chad Hackmann. I was impressed with Chad when I met him; he seemed trustworthy and competent. Unfortunately, ACM did not live up to Chad?s sales pitch - and Chad himself turned out to be quite the bully. ACM failed to manage the quality of work, failed to manage the schedule, sequencing, and budget, and even failed to properly secure the jobsite. These are basic services that any CM or GC should do, and they were part of ACM?s contract. Ultimately, the contract was terminated, and I had to find someone else to take over (at great expense). ACM caused major delays ? which were really costly, since we were paying rent and mortgage throughout construction. Most troubling, Chad, who personally managed about 50% of the project, made inappropriate threats against us, demanded payments for work that was not complete, and tried to get us to sign a ?non disparagement agreement? waiving our rights to post a review of his company (which is completely against Angie?s List policies). Here is a longer description of our experiences, along with details on just a few of the issues we had with ACM (by the way, we have documentation on all of this and many more examples. We can provide more information if needed): No Quality Control: ACM neither supervised nor checked the work of their subcontractors. One example - the new framing was not straight, and it was not done per the drawings in several places. Chad made all sorts of excuses, but the framing was bad even for the brand new walls and closets that the framers had constructed from scratch.  During the drywall process, I had to point out problems in the installation ? which is completely backwards. Also several items weren't built according to the plans (for example, the drywall at the fireplaces and in the master bedroom). What were we paying ACM for if they weren?t even checking the quality of work or ensuring their subs were following the drawings?  Disregard for Our Budget: ACM didn?t mind if their subcontractors overcharged us. Going back to the framing example, the framing issues were discovered when the drywall and trim contractors came in. At that point, rather than having the framing crew come back out to fix their mistakes, ACM directed the trim contractors to fix the issues at an extra cost to us. So, we had to pay for shoddy work and then we had to pay to correct the shoddy work.          Failure to perform basic CM tasks: there are basic things that a CM or GC is supposed to do in construction ? cover the vents, make sure the work is properly sequenced, make sure the dumpster has a cover on it and is emptied promptly. ACM failed to do these things ? as a result, our HVAC system ended up full of drywall dust and debris which was a serious pain to clean out. Drywall and flooring got installed before the home had heating/AC turned on, which meant these items warped and cracked when the temperature changed. Our dumpsters would fill up with random people?s trash, dirty mattresses, etc (we live in an urban area) and we would have to pay to have this trash hauled out (each dumpster pull costs $400; at one point, this was happening 2 times a month!!). One weekend, ACM and their subcontractor didn?t secure the home when they left? so there was a break-in and all of the copper wiring and pipes were stolen.  It took months to recover the cost from the subcontractor's insurance but it should have come out of ACM's since their contract specifically stated that they were responsible for securing the jobsite on a daily basis. Chad fought hard against responsibility for that one.  Schedule: ACM didn?t manage the schedule or sequencing correctly. There would be 2 days when 5 contractors were in the house, working on top of each other and getting in each others? way, doing things out of order - and then weeks when nothing happened.  The drywall was supposed to take 8 days; instead it took 6 weeks ? and that didn?t even include finishing work! I asked him and his PMs to provide bids for certain items and trade work - things like shower doors, updated tile numbers, exterior trim, gas fireplaces, painting, door hardware - it would take weeks (in some cases months) to get numbers for this work. In some cases, the failure to get this pricing in a timely manner caused delays to the project. One of ACM's primary responsibilities as a construction manager was to secure bids like this. Eventually, as I saw how costly these types of delays were becoming, I had to take it upon myself to find subcontractors and vendors, secure pricing, and manage the bid process. Again - this is completely backwards - what were we paying ACM to do if not this very basic CM function? Other Issues: Chad tried to make us pay him for work that wasn?t complete. He demanded payments for tile and flooring? when the tile wasn?t fully installed and the flooring hadn?t been sanded or stained. ACM told us they had passed all rough-in inspections with the city; in fact, we found out later that the inspector withheld approvals on some of the MEP rough-in. Getting this resolved at the end of the project was a major headache, especially since Chad refused to provide the name of the 3rd party inspector he had hired to do the work and he never returned the permit drawings. He also refused to provide lien releases unless we signed a ?non-disparagement agreement? basically stating that we would not publish a review of his company online. This is totally against Angie?s List policies ? but maybe this is why there are no other negative reviews of ACM online right now. Our experience with ACM was extremely disappointing and I would warn against hiring them for your home renovation or for any other project.
- Anita B....
AArlington Construction Management...
Arlington Construction Management built a beautiful home for us in Arlington. Chad and his team were professional throughout the process and were always available to answer our questions and concerns. As a construction manager, the cost of building a quality home was less expensive than building a custom home with a traditional general contractor, and well worth it. I would highly recommend ACM for anyone looking to build a new house or an addition.
- Katie L....
AArlington Construction Management...
In the past we used a design/build company and did not feel that we had control over the process or the budget. When we reviewed the bill we found the mark-up was excessive, especially when sub-contractors were used for most of the work. This time around we chose to use Arlington Construction Management/ Chad Hackmann because of the ability to control expenses, choose the products used in building our addition and select our own sub-contractors. The ability to get several estimates and meet the subs for each trade beforehand made a huge difference in our experience. We completed our project 2 months earlier than predicted and were able to stay within budget. We ended up saving 28% from our lowest bid and we were able to use upgraded products along the way. Chad Hackmann gave us great advice, support and knowledge to help us through our project. I know we would not have received the same personal service from any other builder. We would use Arlington Construction Management & Chad Hackmann again and would highly recommend them to anyone looking into building.
- Alexandra C....
AArlington Construction Management...
Architecture went back and forth dozens of time to get the right design for the neighborhood, that was ultimately salable. Permitting is always a challenge in Arlington, changes had to be made, flexibility is always required. Weather was also not cooperating, but Arlington Construction Management managed to keep it on target price, although it was a little late. The end results were beautiful. ?Great exterior, a bit different for the neighborhood, and stands out. ?Very usable interior spaces, with lots of balconies to provide outdoor space. ?A 4th floor artists loft/2nd master bedroom leads to a great outdoor space from which you can see the Washington Monument and 4th of July fireworks. I also used Chad for a major renovation to our current home. ?About $150k, much lower than any other option. ?I liked how he presented multiple subs for my review and the options for cost and time.
- Mike S....
AArlington Construction Management...
Our experience in 2010 with Chad and ACM was outstanding.  So much so, we plan to work with him again in 2014/2015 on a garage and basement renovation.  We are looking forward to another successful project.
- Jackie W....
AArlington Construction Management...
Our renovation project with Arlington Construction Management went very well.  We felt comfortable working with Chad right off the bat. Throughout the few months that we worked together (which included planning, and then renovating), Chad was always available to answer questions, give recommendations and provide assurance that everything was on track. Although I know that he had multiple projects going on at the same time,  he always made us feel like a priority (as I am sure he did with the others).  For us, not having to search out who to use for all of the different aspects of the project took a huge burden off our shoulders. Also he took care of negotiating fair prices for each of the specialties. With him leading the project, I never felt "taken" by any of the subcontractors like I have in previous situations.  He told us what to expect right from the beginning, as far as costs and schedules, and he made sure all the pieces fell into place within the allotted time frame.  We were very pleased with the work and have recommended Chad to several friends and coworkers in the past year.
- Marco B....