Building Consulting

Our construction and building consultants are proven subject matter experts with experience stemming from their tenures working as general contractors, construction managers, and design professionals. Their specialized backgrounds and expertise allow for support of our insurance, construction, owner, and legal clients through damage assessments cost estimating, valuation and pricing, cost of repair, code upgrades, betterment, and restoration. Having swung the hammer, overseen construction in the field, or managed contracting firms, our construction consultants have the requisite field experience across a multitude of construction industries from infrastructure, commercial, marine, and energy to provide our clients industry-leading expertise, support, and reporting.

A Team of Construction Experts

Through collaboration with our forensic engineering experts, our construction consultants have the ability to assemble the specialized team of experts needed for any loss, damage investigation, or legal matter. Our forensic engineering breadth of expertise ranges from civil and structural engineers to mechanical electrical and plumbing (MEP) engineers, fire protection engineers (FPE), and industrial hygiene, to fire investigation, smoke pattern analysis, and hundreds of other niche specialities. There isn't a loss or legal matter we can't assist with based on the size, type, location, or speciality needed.

Building Consulting Services

We know you need answers, and you need them quickly. Envista services clients all over the world, from various industries, sectors, and markets. We collaborate with in-house experts to offer experienced cost-saving solutions for damage assessment while providing one point of contact, and one comprehensive report. Envista's capabilities and reach are unparalleled in the industry.

We operate under the guidelines of staying as clear, transparent, and concise as we can, and fully utilizing technology to better determine the scope of damage and faster cost estimating, through 3D imagery and remote site-walk through tours, thermal imaging, and drone/UAV.

Our building consulting services include:

  • 3D forensic imaging
  • Clerk of the works
  • Contractors hard bids
  • Cost of repair
  • Depreciation
  • Dispute resolution (appraisals, mediation, and arbitration)
  • GC/contractor and sub-contractor expertise
  • Risk management
  • Scope and contract review
  • Surety work
  • Builder's risk/course of construction
  • Construction defect
  • Cost estimating, including setting ROMs and reserves
  • Delay and impact damages
  • Desk review
  • Expert witness and litigation support
  • Repair vs. replace analyses
  • Scheduling and scheduling delay
  • Subrogation
  • UAV/drone pilots
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Case Study
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Coastal Marina Hit by Hurricane Michael
On October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall near Panama City, Florida as a dangerous Category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph. Envista’s Building Consulting team was engaged to provide building construction services for a large marina loss.
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