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General Services

Design and Construction

Mission

The Design and Construction Management group is responsible for managing any new construction, modifications, or improvements for all Metro owned and leased facilities, with the exception of facilities managed by MDHA or MNPS. Design and Construction services that are provided are the following:

Planning

  • Space planning and facilities programming
  • Master planning
  • Major maintenance planning
  • Facilities conditions assessments
  • Capital improvement project planning
  • Building records and archives
  • Customer satisfaction surveys and post occupancy evaluations
  • Leased facilities project management
  • Facility asset management

Interiors of Projects

  • Interior finishes (selection, specifications, coordination, and procurement)
  • Furniture specifications
  • Furniture procurement
  • Installation coordination
  • Move management services

Design and Construction

  • Major maintenance and capital improvement projects/programs
  • Cost estimates
  • Project scope
  • Project design
  • Project construction
  • Permitting
  • Interdepartmental project coordination

Energy Management

  • Energy management services to support new and existing construction
  • Explore and implement green building energy options on new construction and rehab projects
  • Studies to implement energy conservation materials and methods on new and existing buildings
  • Utility rates, existing consumption, and available incentives for new and existing buildings
  • Plans review for new retrofit projects to ensure energy compliance

Warranty Follow-up

  • Capital project warranty issues for duration of specified warranty period with customers and BOSS maintenance supervisors
  • Warranty investigation for equipment in new and existing facilities
  • Vendor operation and maintenance manuals to maintenance staff
  • Extended warranty service/contracts

Sustainable Buildings

The construction and design staff is committed to supporting the Mayor's executive order #033 for environmental sustainability. Staff is available to provide assistance with strategies that support innovative green building practices. We will continue to include green materials in facility projects; prioritize efforts to include renewable energy and energy efficiency; continue our efforts to improve indoor air quality; and include sustainable site development and storm-water management in construction projects.

Furniture Procurements

Interior staff is available for those Metro agencies that are in need of assistance selecting furniture.
Real Estate Management System

The Real Estate Module which is Metro’s Real Estate Management System provides building information, square footage, floor information as well as unit information. Metro utilizes this module to archive current and past projects.
Project Showcase

Furniture Procurements

Interior staff is available for those Metro agencies that are in need of assistance selecting furniture.
Real Estate Management System

The Real Estate Module which is Metro’s Real Estate Management System provides building information, square footage, floor information as well as unit information. Metro utilizes this module to archive current and past projects.

Contact Us

730 2nd Ave South
Suite 201
P.O. Box 196300
Nashville, TN 37219-6300

Phone (615) 862.8959
Fax (615) 862.5035

Dianna.Stephens@nashville.gov
Building.Ops@nashville.gov

Design and Construction Criteria and Guidelines - rev. September 2014