Build-to-Suit Services

Brandywine Realty Trust Build to Suit

A key strength of Brandywine’s Development Services group is its ability to serve build-to-suit needs with the most comprehensive project management systems in the industry.

For each project that we undertake, a full time project manager is provided who will meet with the tenant on a weekly basis and conduct job meetings with all consultants and tenant representatives to insure proper communication of project scope and objectives.

In addition, we will interview and engage the following professionals as part of our team:

  • Land Use Attorney
  • Architect
  • Civil Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Engineer
  • Elevator Consultant
  • Soils Engineer
  • Construction Manager
  • Tenant Architect & Space Planner
  • Traffic Consulting Engineer

Each project is taken through the necessary phases for successful execution:

Pre-Construction Phase:

  • Analyze the scope of the project
  • Identify the Tenant’s program
  • Establish a preliminary design criteria
  • Begin preliminary design of site and base building
  • Identify all municipal approvals
  • Work with Tenant on planning, scheduling, and programming
  • Interview and make recommendations on prospective architects, engineers, and construction managers
  • Hold weekly project meetings with consultants, tenant representatives
  • Establish final schedule
  • Assist in obtaining all required approvals

Construction Phase:

After the commencement of construction, Brandywine continues the project management services by overseeing the project as follows:

  • Cost Control
  • Schedule Review
  • Attend all project and subcontractor meetings
  • Review all change orders
  • Expedite shop drawing approvals
  • Work with tenant in coordinating tenant work with base building
  • Monitor quality and safety control
  • Review and approve punch list