Hamptons West

Result: Unit Owners saved $460K and have a project that is back on track

Concrete restoration and paint, potential replacement of concrete railings with glass.

The Association struggled for several years to establish a scope of work that was appropriate and financially feasible and to convince the membership that the project was necessary. The Association eventually hired a contractor to perform work on one line of units in order to gauge the extent of needed repairs. Remediating one line of units cost $1 million, took longer than expected, and produced unexpected problems. Based on what they had experienced, the Board decided they needed an appropriate scope of work and a comprehensive plan before any more work was performed.

Get the project back on track. Clarify the full scope of work, identify inadequacies, inaccuracies, and inconsistencies in the bid documents and the contracts and establish a realistic budget.

DSS Condo met with the Association’s engineer of record to review the scope of work and identify any gaps and inconsistencies. A correct and fully reviewed scope of work was released for bid to 5 qualified and reputable contractors. DSS Condo negotiated with the Association’s preferred bidder on behalf of the Association: comparing contractors prices to one another, negotiating lower prices on subcontractors and products, negotiating the bond fee, as well as establishing a set purchase price for materials before costs increased due to an expected increase in tariffs.

DSS Condo was able to get the project back on track and reduce the contract price by $460,000

What We Do

We understand the frustrations of a complicated construction project, especially when your fellow board members and building residents are expecting the project to be delivered on time and on budget, with minimum disruption to their daily lives. We’ve guided dozens of clients to success across the full spectrum of condominium renovation, restoration and repair projects, including:

What We Do

We understand the frustrations of a complicated construction project, especially when your fellow board members and building residents are expecting the project to be delivered on time and on budget, with minimum disruption to their daily lives. We’ve guided dozens of clients to success across the full spectrum of condominium renovation, restoration and repair projects, including:

Interior Renovation

  • Common area renovations
  • Material alteration votes
  • Interior design optimization
  • Interior corridor renovation
  • Gym/spa remodels
  • Life safety updates
  • Sprinkler installation
  • Electrical updates
  • Elevator modernization
  • LED lighting installations/green initiatives

Interior Renovation

  • Common area renovations
  • Material alteration votes
  • Interior design optimization
  • Interior corridor renovation
  • Gym/spa remodels
  • Life safety updates
  • Sprinkler installation
  • Electrical updates
  • Elevator modernization
  • LED lighting installations/green initiatives

Exterior Restoration

  • 40-year recertifications
  • Concrete restoration and painting
  • Balcony repair/replacement
  • 558 claim-related repairs
  • Pool deck renovations
  • Roof replacement
  • Waterproofing
  • Landscape removal and installation
  • Post-tension cable repairs
  • Garage and site lighting

Exterior Restoration

  • 40-year recertifications
  • Concrete restoration and painting
  • Balcony repair/replacement
  • 558 claim-related repairs
  • Pool deck renovations
  • Roof replacement
  • Waterproofing
  • Landscape removal and installation
  • Post-tension cable repairs
  • Garage and site lighting

Condo renovation projects are hard.

So hard, in fact, that most are either late, over budget, or both –But they don’t have to. You can beat those odds. Let us show you how.

get in touch

944 NW 9th Court Miami, FL 33136

305.985.3772

info@dsscondo.com