Emerson Elementary

Seattle, Washington

Owner: Seattle School District

Client Name: Seattle School District

Engagement Scope

The Sutor Group was engaged by the Seattle School District to assist in the review and evaluation of the quantification of damages of a claim asserted by V.K. Powell Company, Inc. V.K. Powell's claim was approximately $2 million.

Project description

The project includes both the renovation and addition of Emerson Elementary.

Entitlement issues

V.K. Powell asserted that change orders and certain events that occurred on the project affected planned crew movements, the sequencing of work and ultimately required V.K. Powell to accelerate in order to complete on time.

Type of impacts

V.K. Powell presented a modified total cost claim. The claimed costs included labor and equipment.