From the Ground Up: Getting Your Capital Construction Project Started

06/28/12: Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED is proud to have been asked to deliver this webinar to New York State School Business Officials.  Part of the Capital Construction Online Courses delivered by the New York State Association of School Business Officials.  NYSASBO is dedicated to the advancement of education by providing leadership in the practice of school business management and delivering opportunities for professional growth with supporting services and programs.

Attendees will learn best practices to make their capital projects run smoothly.  Michael will share little-known techniques to creatively finance your capital projects and help participants walk away with the tools and information to plan and implement a successful capital project.

Additional topics discussed will include determining the scope of the project, RFPs for the Architects and any project management firm, preparing for the referendum, SEQRA approval, legal issues, financing–BAN’s, timeline for the vote, obtaining a letter of intent from SED, and public relations necessary to gain voter approval of the referendum.

“Every project we’re involved with has it’s own set of objectives and unique challenges. For my team, the key for creating the best result is through a thoughtful review of all options, creative design, energy-smart materials and expert construction,” says Michael Shilale, AIA, LEED, and founding partner of MSA.

Michael Shilale Architects, LLP delivers integrated solutions for academic, commercial, institutional, municipal and residential clients, covering new construction, renovation, energy savings and environmentally-conscious and mission-driven designs. Additional MSA services include energy efficiency audits, consultations and procurement, advising on smart meters and real-time pricing platforms.