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Construction & Project Management

Lead by James G. Sherman, Higgins & Welch Project Management can work with you in building and executing your residential and commercial new construction or rehabilitation. Experienced in real estate development ranging from custom-built single family dwellings to affordable housing communities, mixed use and commercial developments, we also offer sales and marketing support, market studies, competitive market analysis, architectural design assistance, advertising, marketing and market positioning. All markets can be challenging and competitive and as a builder/developer. It is imperative that you focus on what you do best and leave the rest to the experienced agents, consultants and staff of Higgins & Welch. It all starts with offering the right product on the right land. Let us work for you to maximize your profits. We will give you the opportunity to buy more property, provide you with the counsel to make a confident and informed decision on development, effectively negotiate on your behalf, walk you through the due diligence period, properly price and successfully market your product if needed.

Jim has accumulated a wealth of experience and knowledge in the construction and construction management fields in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area throughout the past three decades.

This experience combined with Higgins & Welch Real Estate’s multitude of real estate professionals and long-time presence in the market, allow us to proudly offer the following Construction Management and Consulting Services.

  • Owners Representation
  • Full Scope Pre- Construction Services
  • Preliminary Conceptual Pricing for Planning
  • Field Supervision and Inspection
  • Construction Loan Review and Administration
  • All Phase Construction Drawing Review
  • Expert Testimony
  • Comparable Cost Reports From Prior Projects
  • Progress Schedule Preparation
  • Delay Claim Compilation
  • Value Engineering Program Management
  • GC, CM and Sub Bid Analysis and Review
  • Non-Legal Construction Contract Review
  • Forensic Leak and Damage Analysis
  • Life Cycle Review and Analysis

Below is Jim’s abbreviated project and construction management experience list
Additional information is available upon request

Susanne Roberts theater

Suzanne Roberts Theater – Project Executive
365 Seat Philadelphia Theater Company
2007 – Dranoff Properties

Symphony House

Symphony House – Project Executive
163 Condominium Units – Retail – Parking
2008 – Dranoff Properties

Alden Park Manor
Alden Park Manor – CM Contract
1995 – Full Rehabilitation

Alden Park Kennilworth

 Alden Park Kennilworth – CM Contract
1993 – Full Rehabilitation

 Lofts at Logan

Lofts at Logan – PM – HLFL
1987 – Full Rehabilitation

Chocolate Works

Chocolate Works – PM – HLFL
1989 – Full Rehabilitation

Dranoff Properties

Dranoff Properties- PM and VP of Construction
1998 – Full Rehabilitation – 152 apartments

 1700 Walnut

1700 Walnut – CM Contract – Turchi
1999 – Full Rehabilitation – 56 apartments

1600 Samson

1600 Sansom – CM Contract -Turchi
2000 – Full Rehabilitation – 77 Apartments

American and Poplar

American and Poplar- CM Contract – Tower Investments
2003 – 8 Rental Homes (Modular)

Bridge 5 CM Contract

Bridge 5 CM Contract – Seven Story Girder Slab
2004 – 60 Condominium Units


Chelsea – Senior Project Manger- Rouse and Associates
Several Full Rehabilitation Buildings