Pre-Design/ Analysis Phase
Strong abilities to block plan using projected staff counts and establishing space guidelines to meet your corporate standard.
Effective in compiling staff programming information: eg. detailed special needs of staff in each department throughout, equipment, existing furniture standards and overall information to best understand our project’s needs.
Planning Design Phase
The Counterpoint team successfully block-planned, space-planned and designed all of our employee floors/spaces, Reception area, full floor Lobbies, and areas of confidentiality to meet all of our necessary criteria.
Guest Meeting Rooms, an executive Boardroom and Large Training Rooms nearby staff areas were all planned to meet our unique needs.
Their planning was done in an efficient, concise, knowledgeable, timely and professional manner and the outcome is very functional and satisfactory.
Furnishings & Aesthetics
Counterpoint did extensive furniture planning on our project, worked very well with our local Systems Furniture supplier/planners and have a strong overall knowledge of Systems Furniture.
The overall aesthetic, quality, value and functionality of the specialty furniture they recommended was also very good.
The Counterpoint team impressed with their selecting of finishes, lighting, furniture and accessories for our project and were successful in meeting our expectations.
Their formal presentations and presentation boards were professional and they have a strong understanding of design aesthetics.
Budgeting Phase. Tender & Permit Phase
Counterpoint supplied complete detailed budgets that were cost-effective and thorough in all areas of our project.
Their complete Issued For Pricing & Tender drawing sets supplied to the trades were easy to understand, organized and detail focused.
Their team had a strong understanding of design and construction and took the time to familiarize ourselves with the building as a whole prior to construction.
Their production and obtaining of building permits were done in a timely manner and we were very happy with their ability to handle last minute changes when needed.
Site Administration & Construction Phase
Their abilities to select the ideal team of trades that were preferred by the landlord/building and their overall management of their Construction team was very good.
Counterpoints Site Management was great and they worked well with the landlord and building management.
Their full-service direction of sub-trades and their ability to control and manage the entire construction phase was a huge advantage to our project.
Their team was consistent in facilitating productive and effective construction meetings and their work directing trades was very impressive.
Their team tracked our project efficiently and supplied us with progress reports and weekly site photos.
Design/ Build Closing Phase & Deficiencies
The Counterpoint Team managed all of the deficiencies and made sure that the building was happy with the construction throughout the entire 2 year renovation.
They were complete in the closing of the Construction/ Build phase, closing of all permits, pricing, costing & invoicing.
“We look forward to working with Counterpoint Interiors Inc. in the future and are happy to be contacted for any further references required. ”