A professional building estimate is more than just a schedule of values and anticipated costs. When prepared correctly, it provides a clear, concise and comprehensive detail of the means, methods and related cost factors necessary to construct any project.
There is no substitute for experience and knowledge when developing a detailed estimate. Our building estimating team is comprised of seasoned, building cost estimators and construction professionals that bring decades of estimating, design, construction and project management experience to every estimate we build.
We have assisted contractors and owners on many beautifully designed buildings created by some of the most talented architects in the industry today. We invite you to review a sample of our project history.
At TCH Consulting we have built our business and our reputation on successful long-term client relationships. This means being flexible, responsive and loyal to the client. We assist our building clients with a wide variety of standard and specialized services.
Full Service Estimating
Cost/Time to Complete
On-site Bid Day Assistance
INFINITY – MIAMI, FLORIDA
Beginning in about 2002 and flourishing until the financial melt-down of 2008, the advent of Miami’s luxury high-rise building boom provided us numerous opportunities to work on some of the most celebrated ocean view condominiums. The following data provides a brief summary of one of our high-rise projects.
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Project: Infinity at Brickell
Year Built: 2008
Location: Miami, Florida
Developer: DYL Development Group
Architect: Borges & Associates
Total Units: 458 Units
Job Assignment: Hard-Bid Estimate
Shell Estimate Value: 41,000,000
Total Labor Man-hours: 310,000
The TCH Consulting Group was tasked with providing a complete, fully-labored and detailed, multi-divisional estimate for the shell construction of the Infinity high-rise project. This estimated included all general conditions, such as: supervision, hoisting, temporary facilities, surveying and traffic control.
The scope of the estimate included: environmental controls, WellPoint dewatering systems, excavating, trucking, temporary shoring, hoisting equipment including both tower crane(s) and placing booms, foundations, cast-in-place pile caps, parking garage decks, slab on-grade, elevated slabs, columns, beams, shear walls, stairs and landings, planters, pool, spas and specialty concrete.
Resteel: 7,500 tons
Post Tension:755,500 lbs
Concrete Vol: 64,000 cys
Concrete ksi: 3-10 ksi
Formwork: 2,160,000 sfca
Shore: 32,000 sqft
Reshore: 1,073,500 sqft
Finishing: 1,159,328 sqft
Hoisting Requirements:1 x 30 ton rt-crane
1 x 200 ton crawler crane
2 x 316 eh self-erecting tower cranes
2 x 120 ton tower crane foundations
Tower Concrete Placing Requirements:
2 x self-jacking placing booms
Safety debris nets: 50,000 sqft
Safety cable rail: 1,500 lnft
EXPERT ESTIMATING SERVICES
Order of Magnitude Estimates
Dynamic Residential Cost Models
Hard Bid Estimates
Cash Flow Analysis
Life Cycle Analysis
SPECIALTY TAKE-OFF EXPERIENCE
Auger/Impact Piling System
CIP Concrete / Shortcrete
Drywall and Interiors
HVAC / Mechanical System
Wall Systems / Tilt Wall