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It's Not About Us. It's About You.

Augustana Care’s priorities are your priorities when guiding your work to completion:

  • Gaining control of site
  • Obtaining required approvals
  • Organizing and managing project and design teams
  • Negotiating a construction contract and supervising progress
  • Facilitating financing/budgets and overseeing financial reporting
  • Securing pre-sales targets and arranging pre-opening activities
  • Coordinating continued marketing efforts
  • Navigating unplanned challenges, revising strategies as conditions change and resolving issues
  • Communicating regularly and often throughout the project process

Development Process

Project Idea

  • Define the need
  • Discuss leadership
  • Create the vision

Project Evaluation

  • Assemble team (Architect, Engineers, Contractors, Owners, Marketing/Management)
  • Conduct market and feasibility analysis
  • Select site
  • Procure entitlements
  • Survey/conduct land planning
  • Create budget
         –Construction
         –Development
         –Operating
  • Engage fundraising support/leadership if needed
  • Provide schematic and conceptual designs
  • Assemble financing options
  • Define service assumptions

Design Phase

  • Prepare working drawings
  • Secure approvals
  • Negotiate lending requirements
  • Finalize construction documents
  • Discuss bidding process
  • Revise projections

Construction

  • Solicit bids
  • Assemble bids
  • Secure bid approval
  • Finalize contract
  • Approve final financing documents
  • Prepare and proceed to closing
  • Begin construction
  • Begin marketing

Occupancy

  • Close out construction
  • Implement management
  • Continue ongoing marketing

Contact us at kkopp@augustanacare.org or 612-238-5445 to learn more about how Augustana Care can help you with your development needs.