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Case Study: Shook Construction Demystifies Project Closeout


When Matthew Wendel, project manager with Shook Construction, describes the challenge that comes with collecting, evaluating, and compiling turnover documentation for project closeout as a “pain point” on his projects, he echoes a sentiment shared by countless other PMs. Closeout requires cohesive effort by owners, PMs, trade partners, and other stakeholders; it necessitates a huge amount of time and energy which can have significant consequences for owner relationships and revenue if not done perfectly. It’s an enormous job, and it can eat up a PM’s nights and weekends, in addition to normal business hours which keeps teams from their primary task of building. Shook Construction identified a few specific areas that needed the focus of a fresh approach:

  • Minimizing the enormous time commitment that a tedious closeout follow-up process requires;
  • Relieving the administrative burden of creating slip sheets and assembling binders with closeout documents to present to the owners;
  • Providing owners with easily referenced turnover documentation.
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Pype Closeout Streamlines Process While Maximizing Productivity 

The quicker one project closeout can be completed, the faster another can get off the ground. The automation provided by Pype Closeout allows a project team to easily shift focus from one project to the next. Insights provided by the platform make final billings and turnover a clearer and quicker process. In Shook’s case, not only did the venue open on time, but the timely turnover of closeout material reflect well on the company as a whole.

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