Lehrer Cumming provides many comprehensive advisory services for owners planning or engaged in construction projects, with a focus on new building construction, major adaptive reuse, and complex interior development and renovation. Our services are tailored to the unique needs of each individual client and project.

Owner Advisory Services

Lehrer Cumming guides the owner from the planning phase through post-construction and project close-out. Our emphasis on proactive advice helps drive projects to success.

  • Practical and creative solutions

  • Project fast-tracking and efficiency

  • Mitigate potential risk

  • Foresight with experience to drive favorable outcomes


Our construction cost specialists deliver continuous cost guidance to our teams and clients, and have an excellent track record of providing estimates and budgets that are both timely and accurate.

  • Extensive databases to support cost solutions

  • Vast sector knowledge

  • Early and continuous involvement

  • Deep architectural, structural, and mechanical expertise

Technology Systems + Project Controls Management

Our technical specialists advise owners on the implementation and use of sophisticated design, construction, and operations software systems. Our mission is to optimize these software applications to create efficiencies, improve communications, and generate savings over the course of a project.

  • Project management information systems

  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)

  • Data analytics

  • Technology strategy

Delivery Method Development

Our teams are well-versed in a variety of project delivery methods in addition to traditional design-bid-build. We help clients evaluate the risks and merits of each method, and assist in choosing the method that is the right fit.

  • Design-build

  • Public/private partnerships (P3)

  • Integrated project delivery (IPD)

  • Construction management

Master Scheduling

Our in-house schedulers work in close collaboration with our project management and cost professionals to maximize schedule opportunities throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Schedule controls

  • Resource analysis

  • Cash flow analysis

  • Executive-level schedule reviews

Project/Fund Monitoring + Strategic Risk Management

Lehrer Cumming provides independent monitoring to financial institutions, investors, and developers, helping to minimize our clients’ exposure to risk.

  • Identify risk

  • Offer informed insights

  • Monitor project performance and transparency


Lehrer Cumming helps clients understand their energy inefficiencies, as well as the options for addressing them. We present solutions that not only minimize impacts to the environment, but also save money.

  • Reduced energy consumption
  • Renewable energy alternatives
  • Achievement of sustainability and conservation goals