Cost Estimating

A crucial element of every construction and architectural project is the budget. Our cost estimating services are fundamental during the planning and design phases. MK provides accurate and reliable opinions of probable cost based on more than 40 years of expert experience in the construction industry, a proprietary and extensive cost database, and our knowledge of building programs. We collaborate with your design team to fully integrate our services to create efficient design solutions. Thorough analysis identifies potential cost overruns while protecting your project budget and schedule.

Our Unique Approach

Our firm actively participates in the design phase and fosters a collaborative environment to integrate cost and schedule while developing construction documents. We are proactive in providing cost data to the team to facilitate informed decisions that will lead to a successful project. As part of our estimating process, we provide opinions on the cost of various materials, assemblies, and details at any stage of the design. As the design progresses, we will identify the costs included, discuss cost impacts and cost drivers, and make recommendations regarding cost savings as needed.

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Crofton Complex

Our civil engineering services were instrumental in the multi-facility campus of the Crofton Complex Master Plan and high school. The 154-acre site design highlights the site's unique amenities, including wetlands and a stream.

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Baltimore City Public Schools / Maryland Stadium Authority Fairmount-Harford

From cost estimating during the feasibility study to the civil engineering of the site to the proactive advocacy for the development of a IART credit bank with MDE, this project is an example of MK’s commitment to our clients.

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus Inpatient Tower

This study of the best way to enhance the Bayview Campus with a new Tower, involved four phases to limit disruption to the campus while delivering a world-class project.

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Community College of Baltimore County Center For Health Professions

CCBC's newest building will house all health-related academic programs. MK provided cost estimating support on this project from the very beginning, through the decision to demolish the existing damaged building and use the opportunity to unite the entire Health Professions program.

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