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Don Prohaska & Associates

  • 3465 Regent Avenue Eugene, OR. 97401
  • T (541) 683-9300
  • F (541) 683-9303

Real Estate Technical Advisory Services

Cost Savings Analysis

Olympic Union Square 1605 / 1625 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles
Description: Olympic Union Square Sprinkler Retrofit 1605 / 1625 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 440,000 SF Office Building
Total: $430,000 Over 16 times fee
Value Engineering $225,000 Recommended change of fire protection pumping system.
Change Order audit $10,000 Review of requests for extras.
Consultant billing review $20,000 Audited invoices for over billing
Rebidding / Negotiation $175,000 Recommended awarding base system work separate from distribution and negotiated a reduction in distribution bid.
Mitsui Manufacturer’s Bank Building 16255 Ventura Blvd., Encin, CA.
Description: Renovation / Retrofit 160,000 SF Office Building
Total: $425,000 Over 14 times fee
Value Engineering $250,000 Recommended retaining existing pumping system instead of replacement.
Change Order audit $45,000 Review of requests for extras.
Challenged building inspector requirement $30,000 Arranged for overruling of inspector
Negotiated solutions to code upgrades $100,000 Board of Appeals acceptance of equivalent protection method.
790 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA.
Description: Exterior Painting / Waterproofing 130,000 SF Office Building
Total: $250,000 Over 12 times fee
Value Engineering $100,000 Recommended alternate waterproofing system.
Sub-contractor selection $150,000 Recommended selected sub-contractor to list of bidders.
Bank of America Building 0440 Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA.
Description: Sprinkler Retrofit 95,000 SF Office Building
Total: $92,000 Over 9 times fee
Value Engineering $35,000 Recommended alternate form for fuel storage.
Change Order audit $12,000 Review of requests for extras.
Rebidding / Negotiation $45,000 Recommended rebidding of partial scope.