Preconstruction Services


An Extension of Our Clients’ Team

Founded in 1993, Crawford – a woman-owned small business specializing in cost estimating, scheduling, value engineering, and construction management – is a leader in Department of Defense construction consulting.

Crawford produces reliable cost estimates that are comprehensive, well documented, accurate, and credible which minimizes the risk of cost overruns and unmet performance targets by ensuring our cost estimates reflect these four characteristics.

Our Federal focus allows our firm to support the Department of Defense and their clients to ensure adequate project budget estimates are delivered efficiently, while capturing the full project scope that satisfies warfighter and installation requirements.

In line with new military construction estimate requirements, our estimating methodology follows AACE International recommended practices RP56R-08, Cost Estimate Classification System—As Applied in Engineering, Procurement, and Construction for the Building and General Construction Industries as well as Application of range estimating recommended practice RP41R-08, Risk Analysis and Contingency Determination Using Range Estimating.

Preconstruction Services

Crawford’s experienced staff has the capacity in all key preconstruction disciplines to support our client’s strict design schedule while integrating vertically within their organization. Close collaboration and communication between the designer and Crawford is coordinated to capture all project scope.

Services include:

Cost Estimating

  • Independent Government Estimates
  • Independent Technical Reviews
  • MII Cost Estimates
  • DD1391 Planning Estimates
  • Parametric Cost Engineering System
  • Form DD1354


  • CPM Scheduling
  • CSRA Updates
  • Integrated Master Scheduling
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Resource Loading

Value Management

  • Value Engineering Studies
  • Cost Schedule Risk Analysis (CSRA)
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis
  • Market Surveys / Models

Expert Services Brochure

Contact Us