(Also known as Document & Cost Review.)
Pre-construction document and cost analysis is a detailed analysis of the project’s budget estimate, the schedule of values, the construction team, the scope of work, the owner/contractor agreement, the plans and specifications, timeline, and materials in order to determine its constructability.
Pre-construction document and cost analysis identifies the overall scope of work involved in a construction/renovation project. The pre-construction document and cost analysis reviews the completeness of construction documents and confirms that the costs are correct in order to ensure that the project is completed within anticipated time and funds allocation.
Essentially, pre-construction document and cost analysis evaluates whether or not the project can be built according to the plans and specs, budget, timeline, and materials as presented by the general contractor.