Reference Questions for Design Firm
1. How many projects have you done with this firm?
2. Have you worked with other firms on similar projects?
3. Is there a project management firm involved?
4. State Assistance:
6. Political Support:
7. Engage broad based faculty participation?
8. Did they achieve schedule commitments that were under their control?
9. Did you initiate any sustainable design/LEED design strategies?
10. Have they taken your project through construction?
11. How accurate were their early cost estimates weighted against the bids?
12. Did the firm offer adequate and knowledgeable support during construction?
13. How was interaction between the A/E team and the general contractor?
14. Were change orders a problem?
15. Would you recommend this firm?
(Were there any sub-consultants you would not recommend?)