Sea-Dar Construction is a full service organization staffed to meet all the needs of your project. We offer the following services:
- Pre-construction Planning
- Construction scheduling
- Design-Build Capabilities
For most owners the key service is Pre-Construction Planning. The process is to envision the entire project from start to finish. It requires an intimate knowledge of sequencing which then allows for the proper ordering of materials, sub-contractors, appropriate permitting and more.
Having a choreographed plan for delivery of materials is crucial in an urban setting because there are rarely places on the job site to store those materials. Thinking through the impact of the construction on the neighborhood is another benefit of Pre-Construction planning. It's important to have the neighbors and any neighborhood groups in your corner as construction starts to heat up.
The best way to eliminate surprises and stick to a budget and schedule is with comprehensive pre-construction planning. The more thorough that process, the more seamless and manageable is the construction.
The most common form of urban construction is a conversion. It might be taking an existing space, gutting it and starting over. It can also be taking a space which had one kind of use and transforming it to another – converting a school house to a town house, for example. Sometimes the conversion happens in a space that is occupied and a staging scenario needs to be developed so as not to disrupt the occupants.
The secret to a successful conversion is meticulous pre-construction planning.
Because many of the buildings we work on are 100 or more years old, surprises sometimes hide below the rafters. By carefully inspecting the building and knowing from history how similar buildings have been constructed, we are able to prepare for unexpected issues and keep the schedule and budget intact.
Safety is a prime focus at Sea-Dar. All of its project managers, superintendents and field managers are OSHA certified. Everyone in the company receives training on safety procedures and a comprehensive safety manual has been developed and is adapted to every project. Sea-Dar field managers are careful to not only guard the safety of everyone in and around the site, but also to make sure the site itself does not become a target for unwanted visitors. Sea-Dar has won several awards for its exemplary safety record.
Training and Professional Improvement
Sea-Dar employees participate in the AGC, a national professional society that offers continuing education programs in the construction trades. Sea-Dar also encourages and sponsors its staff to participate in building seminars and classes held throughout the year and makes consultants available for specific instruction and assistance.
Financial and Bonding
Sea-Dar has a bonding relationship with CNA Surety and banks with Boston Private Bank and Trust.