Project Planning


At DAVIS, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. With lean principles as our guide, we are changing the construction culture from one of reactive problem fixing to proactive risk reduction. From preconstruction to long after your project is built, our proven process is designed to maximize efficiency and value while ensuring a seamless experience.

Our Approach

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Set a Solid Foundation

Every job is unique, and should be treated that way. We start every engagement by analyzing strategy, developing a work plan, and defining a budget scope tailored to your needs. By fully understanding your requirements and the intricacies of your project, we create a solid foundation that sets you up for long-term success.

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Assemble The A-Team

Since every project is different, we employ an unmatched array of experts to address your specific project needs. Project teams are structured to provide the ideal balance of expertise on every aspect of a job, from project conception to completion, from exteriors to interiors, encompassing all the details in between.

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Own the Process

From pull planning sessions to robust milestone tracking and reporting technologies, we have a proven process for measuring progress, anticipating risk, and ensuring we're always aligned on the things that matter most to you. 

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We bring unrivaled creativity to everything we do, beginning with the planning process. When challenges arise, we meet them head-on, delivering effective and innovative solutions through collaboration and consensus. This creativity is key to not only maintaining the integrity of the project, but to ensuring that every goal and objective is met on time and within budget — without compromise.

  • 100%
    of operations staff is educated on the Last Planner process

Lean Construction, Streamlined Projects

We use pull planning to efficiently plan and sequence work with your project stakeholders. 

Provide Unrivaled Service

DAVIS delivers what everybody looks for. On time, on budget. They always have the client’s best interest in mind. It’s not about the DAVIS ego. Not at all. It’s about what the client wants. It was masterful the way they orchestrated all that, very accommodating to our requirements and our needs.

LARRY BERGNER Former Senior Vice President, Development, Comstock Partners