MSC Consulting Services

Mark Sauer Consulting (MSC) is a licensed General Contractor in the State of California and Nevada. We are a professional construction consulting firm established in 1986 to provide a wide variety of consulting services to owners, architects, general contractors, government agencies, insurance companies, and developers with detailed attention to the goals of the job. Our capabilities include, Historic Restoration, Seismic Retrofit, Renovations, Remodels, Public Works, and Commercial / Industrial build outs. MSC’s business model provides for competitive pricing while maintaining extraordinary quality.

Risk Management Services

More foresight, fewer setbacks.

You can identify, prevent and mitigate potential costly delays and disruptions before breaking ground or during project execution with MSC’s risk management services. Our construction experts understand the changing engineering and construction industries and draw upon years of experience to provide cost-effective solutions that work. We’ll be there throughout the construction process, helping you to make informed decisions and keep your project moving forward.

MSC provides construction and engineering risk management by identifying and analyzing potential risks that may occur throughout the construction process. MSC’s construction management team performs risk assessments on construction projects to assist our clients in preventing and mitigating costly potential delays and disruptions.

As the complexity of construction and engineering projects changes, the magnitude of risk involved for owners, contractors, architects, and engineers increases the possibility of negative impacts and damages on projects. MSC recognizes this potential. Our construction risk consultants adapt to the continuously changing engineering and construction industries while maintaining proven practices and procedures throughout the construction process.

Risk Monitoring

Areas of Risk.

Construction risks can be costly and time consuming for your organization and your clients. As a result, construction risks should be monitored, tracked and controlled throughout a project’s life cycle. MSC’s risk monitoring consultants have extensive knowledge in identifying and overseeing construction risk in order to mitigate claims and disputes. Should an identified risk event occur, MSC can assist by implementing a mitigation response plan to control the impact in a timely manner.

Whether you are an owner, program manager, contractor, construction manager or subcontractor, MSC’s consultants have the knowledge and know how to help you avoid disputes and mitigate claims.

Construction Claims Services

Challenges arise.

How you resolve them will make the difference. Our seasoned professionals have experience in identifying, analyzing and preparing construction claims and disputes for construction and engineering projects. Should a construction claim occur, we can assist you in assessing or validating entitlement and quantification of damages thus promoting a successful resolution in an efficient and timely manner.

In the unfortunate event a construction claim does occur, our consultants are equipped to provide ongoing support in assessing or validating a party’s entitlement and quantification of damages to promote resolution. By analyzing the construction contract and the parties’ performance throughout the construction duration, our consultants can identify liability, quantify damages, and assist in resolving the dispute in a timely and cost effective manner.

Project Planning

Plan to succeed.

With some thoughtful planning you can ensure your project’s success before it begins. From establishing scope and viability, to budget, schedule and team requirements, to process implementation and ongoing evaluation, MSC can help tailor a plan for your specific project needs. This includes gauging risk and developing mitigation strategies that will help you save time and money. From concept to closeout, we’ll help you develop a plan you can build on.

MSC’s team of experts can assist you with the conceptual planning and development of your program management systems including financials, contracts and schedules. MSC’s conceptual planning and project development services include:

Construction Planning Services

  • Strategic Project Planning
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Project Due Diligence
  • Front End Planning
  • Strategic Asset Management
  • Sustainability Consulting
  • Project-Scope-Development

Whether you are an owner, program manager, contractor, architect or construction manager, MSC’s consultants are equipped to supplement your team’s expertise and insight to ensure your project’s success.