The project consisted of visiting and reviewing all city-owned building in the Greater Sudbury Area. Investigations were conducted, building condition assessments were completed 400+ buildings, and costs were identified for required repairs and maintenance.
Polestar CM Inc was retained to provide budget verification, peer review of contract documents, and review of funding, costs and any variation from budgets during construction for monthly progress draws for payments by Peoples Trust.
Polestar CM Inc provided peer review on design consultants’ contract documents, and reviewed the contract breakdown and suggested adjustments. We reviewed monthly progress draws and submitted Bank Reports to the Peoples Trust for use in authorizing payment as well as comparing actual project costs to original project budget. Finally, we provided budget verification services and reviewed compliance with architectural drawings.
Polestar CM Inc. was retained to provide an assessment of compliance with Ontario Building Code and architectural drawings, as well as identify deficiencies and cost implications for legal counsel. Polestar CM Inc. was the expert witness in court on behalf of the owners.
Polestar CM Inc. was the construction manager for the new 2-storey, 16 378sf Samaritan Centre located on Elgin Street, Downtown Sudbury. The Samaritan Centre is a joint and communal undertaking by La Clinique du Coin/The Corner Clinic, The Overcomer’s Group of Sudbury, The Catholic Charities Soup Kitchen, and The Elgin Street Mission. These groups have decided to “come together under one roof”, to deliver a vital and critical community social service downtown. The project contained the following spaces and services; two full commercial grade kitchens, washroom and shower facilities for the homeless, offices, meeting rooms, laundry facilities, and activity spaces.