Questions to ask a prospective building project manager in Northern VA:

 

  • How long have you been in the project manager business?

  • How many projects like mine have you completed?

  • Who will be working on the project?

  • Are the workers employees or subcontractors?

  • Can you provide me with references?

  • May I see a current job site?

  • Can you give me the addresses of some houses you have built?

  • Are you and your employees licensed and insured?

  • What license(s) do you have?

  • What other training and affiliations do you have?

  • How do you charge, and what does that include?

  • Can you give me a written estimate?

  • What do your services include?

  • How will I be charged for parts and materials?

  • When can your job get done?

  • What is your policy for change orders?

  • What happens when the cost exceeds the budget?

  • What about changes to materials or labor pricing?

  • What will I need to provide?

20 Years

22

Me and My Team

Subcontractors

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Class A

Master Builder

Time and Material

Yes

All comprehensive

As soon as possible

We like changes

Negotiation

Negotiation

Money and Time