SDC & Associates, Inc.’s construction consultants have over 40 years’ experience handling over $300,000,000 in change orders and claims. This experience has enabled us to assist our clients in different construction industries with insight and support including evaluation, preparation, and presentation of claims. We know opponents’ tricks and games, and how to counter them effectively. We know where money is hidden in every change order and claim and how to use that knowledge for your benefit. SDC & Associates, Inc. will evaluate your project contracts and provide a detailed breakdown of the project, possible outcomes and assist in the presentation of the claims.

SDC & Associates, Inc. can improve your change order profits by:

  • Preventing and preparing for change orders begins after the bidding process
  • Both sides can lose money on change orders without the proper documentation
  • Too many people bring their emotions to the table when calculating and negotiating change orders
  • Inexperience in the change order process often means lost dollars

SDC & Associates, Inc. handles many types of claims including:

  • Constructive acceleration
  • Out-of-sequence work
  • Defective plans and specifications
  • Differing site conditions
  • Lost efficiency
  • Labor and material escalation
  • Lost profits and investment capital

Extended Overhead

  • Main Office
  • Direct Jobsite (Field)

Time extension analysis

  • As-built versus as-planned
  • Individual change orders/claims
  • Change in sequence of construction
  • Inclement weather
  • Excusable delays
  • Non-excusable delays

Other types of claims

  • Liquidated damages
  • Termination
  • Abandonment
  • Breach of contract
  • Cardinal changes