Industrial Design: It’s What We Do

Services to make your design build process simple

No one should have to navigate the design build process by themselves. This core belief of the Mook Group guides us in providing a firm commitment and passion to helping you design and construct a facility that suits your needs.

With the Mook Group, we walk you through the entire process of designing and developing an industrial building that meets both your financial and business requirements. While we take the time to educate you on all the steps required, you can be confident that your primary focus can remain on your core competencies, while we manage the design build process for you.

The Mook Group is here as your consultant and advisor, managing your project, always with your best interests in mind!

Throughout your project, we take the time to offer knowledge, service, and expertise in six key areas:

Land Acquisition

You haven’t found the perfect building for your needs, so it’s time to build your own. Through the Mook Group’s knowledge of the market and understanding of your needs, we will help source the right land parcel. This involves:

  • Educating you on market value and pricing, as well as the due diligence process
  • Guiding you through the purchasing of the land, including the financial aspect of the acquisition

Land Due Diligence

With the purchasing of the land, we help you take control of the land parcel, including:

  • Engaging the Land Due-Diligence Team:
    • Environmental Consultant
    • Surveyor
    • Appraiser
    • Civil Engineer
    • Geotechnical Consultant
  • Completing proper due diligence and reviewing the results to satisfy both construction and financing requirements before fully committing to the land

Design / Drawings

Providing you a design that is not only functional, but sets up your business for increased efficiency, future growth and success! Part of this process is providing design value (i.e. creating flexibility for future occupants and designing for the greatest number of uses in the building).

  • Pre-Development Permit
    • An Architect and Civil Engineer design the shell of the building and land site for the project
    • Guidance on such items as ceiling height, type & size of loading doors, loading depths, parking areas, yard, etc. for a functional, yet unique design
    • Civil Engineer develops a DSSP (Deep Site Servicing Plan) and an ESCP (Erosion & Sediment Control Plan), required for the Development Permit (DP) application process
  • Post-Development Permit
    • Once the DP is underway and comments are received, interior building design begins for Building Permit (BP) drawings
    • Further consultants are engaged: Structural Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, and Electrical Engineer, working in conjunction with the existing team to design the interior of the building
    • Interior design includes base building criteria, such as lighting, heating and the main electrical service
    • User specific criteria is developed, involving a thorough review of your requirements

RFP Tender Package Process

With the Development Permit, DSSP drawings, and Building Permit drawings, the Mook Group compiles a Tender Package to be sent to General Contractors for pricing. This involves:

  • Recommendations of qualified General Contractors to receive the package, based on project size and complexity
  • Our acting as your Development Manager, where we:
    • Send out the package
    • Answer contractor questions
    • Receive all proposals
    • Review submissions, and
    • Provide a detailed summary of the responses
  • Organizing and conducting interviews for final selection of your General Contractor
  • Providing guidance and objective advice based on which General Contractor best suits the project

Construction Contracts

A construction contract is then chosen, based on the Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) contracts available. This includes:

  • Selecting a CCDC form of contract that the General Contractor will complete and provide with all necessary Schedules and Drawings
  • Reviewing and negotiating the CCDC, working in conjunction with your real estate lawyer
    • We can assist in providing a good real estate lawyer if needed

Permits Released & Construction Commencement

With your General Contractor now fully engaged, and with DP and BP Permits in place, the Mook Group will shadow the project, meaning we:

  • Attend all site meetings
  • Review monthly reports and work with the Architect and Quality Surveyor, ensuring reports accurately reflect invoices due
  • Address Change Orders as needed and any discrepancies that materialize
  • Monitor the timeline and progress

Learn more about how the Mook Group can walk you through the process of constructing your own industrial facility. Contact us today!


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