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General Contracting

Projects of limited scope, size, and complexity lend themselves best to this type of delivery system. All elements of the work are included in one contract before the work commences. You have little or no input in the selection of subcontractors or suppliers and no direct responsibility to them. General contracts can be priced a number of ways, but the most prevalent is lump sum price where the Owner does not share in any cost savings.

Construction Management

Whayland acts as your advisor, expeditor and project manager for all sorts of management needs. Whayland’s approach to construction management is ideal for larger, more complex projects where time does not permit establishing every detail before construction begins. It is an “open book” process where you see all the costs and can participate in the purchasing decisions. You get the benefit of any cost-saving measures. Whayland acts as your advisor, expeditor and project manager, usually for a fixed fee. Construction management is a preferred method among professionals because it allows both sides to be advocates, not adversaries, in solving complex issues that inevitably ...

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Tenant Build-Out/Construction Maintenance

Whayland provides tenant build-out services in existing office and/or retail facilities for both national and local tenants. From sophisticated surgery and dialysis centers to fast food and clothing outlets, we simply get the job done. Many times, tenants need minor changes or repairs to keep their facilities current and operating at peak performance. Whayland is available to assist you with these sometimes hard to fulfill items.

Pre-Engineered Buildings

Whayland can offer pre-engineered roof systems, wall systems, structural systems, and conventional buildings. There are many benefits of Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings. Reduced Insurance rates are often quoted for steel buildings allowing you more savings over time. In addition, there are generally energy savings with using high-grade insulation specifically designed for steel building structures. In fact, there are fewer foundation problems over time with metal buildings which allow the steel building to retain their value longer. Steel buildings are also less expensive to remodel and there is minimal maintenance required on a high-quality steel building in comparison to a wood structure. F...

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Value Engineering

Project Consulting: Our expertise can ensure that you make the right investment. Through our long involvement with planning and zoning issues and our affiliation with SVN Delaware, LLC, a commercial real estate advisory firm, Whayland has special expertise in site identification, analysis and selection. We can also walk you through land use processes for comprehensive planning, zoning changes, conditional uses, special exceptions and compliance issues. Given the high cost and time involved in creating a new site plan and building project, you may wish to consider an existing building that can be re-purposed to your needs. We encourage you to allow us to search the market for an existing faci...

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Design/Build

As codes, enforcement, and projects themselves became more complex and liability issues arose between contractors, owners and licensed design professionals, Whayland and other service-minded contractors formed alliances with separate licensed design professionals to work as a team. We have working relationships with several design firms that offer a wide range specialities. For optimal liability protection, both Whayland and the designer are contracted to the owner and pledge cooperation. When combined with the construction management approach, this is an extremely effective way to shorten overall project time and cost.

Self-Storage

The Whayland Co., long ago established itself as one of the top builders of self-storage projects on the Delmarva Peninsula. When brought in at the early conceptual stages, we can perform site optimization studies, pro forma financial studies and break-even analyses, as well as designing, permitting and construction services.