Construction Support Solutions was retained by the GSA to provide construction manager as the government’s adviser (CMa) services during design and renovation of United States Marshals Service (USMS) space located on 24th Floor at the Everett M. Dirksen Courthouse (EMD), Chicago, IL. This project involves the renovation of interior space that will best serve the needs of USMS. The intention is to utilize the 11th floor of the building as a temporary swing space during construction, as well as to complete any necessary Hazardous Materials abatement during the renovation. The project also includes, but is not limited to the following list and options:

Design Stage Base Services

  • Collaboration with Architect/Engineering Firm, the Construction Manager as Agent (CMa), and other parties hired by GSA to perform specialized duties and requirements as appropriate for this project during any stage
  • Project Initiation Meetings
  • Risk Management Workshops
  • Design Submission Reviews
  • Building Information Modeling(BIM)
  • Consultation
  • Progress Meetings, and Presentations
  • System Selections Analysis and Mockups
  • Value Management
  • Historic Consultation Meetings
  • Written Construction Document Deliverables
  • Constructability Reviews
  • Cost Estimating, Reconciliation, and Proposed Alternatives (CERPA)
  • Preliminary Project Schedule and Analysis,
  • Construction Work Sequencing and Phasing Plan
  • Electronic Project Management (ePM)

Option 1 – Early Demolition Work

  • Selective demolition including removal of walls, ceilings, and floors
  • Necessary mechanical, electrical, and plumbing demolition
  • Necessary asbestos and Lead Based Paint (LBP) paint abatement work

Option 2 – Construction Stage (Including TurnOver and Closeout)

  • Necessary remaining demolition, asbestos and Lead Based Paint (LBP) abatement work
  • New Detention Cell Block
  • New floor layout
  • New gypsum board walls
  • New acoustic ceiling tile and grid and gypsum board ceilings
  • New floor, wall, and ceiling finishes
  • HVAC system modifications
  • New Plumbing
  • New Lighting
  • Millwork

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Cost: $10,600,000
Services: Construction Manager as Agent
Owner: General Services Administration