Mixed-Use

VDA has extensive experience in the unique elevator systems’ required in mixed-use buildings where the distinct needs of the different user groups are a creative challenge during design phase. Our expertise has contributed to the success of the building transportation systems in numerous mixed-use projects all over the world. Some of our service include:

New Construction Services:

  • Schematic Design
  • Design Development
  • Traffic Analysis
  • Construction Documents Including Specifications/ Layout Drawings /Maintenance
  • Bid Review
  • Shop Drawing Review
  • Construction Services including: Progress Visits /Punchout/ Follow Up Review

Modernization Services:

  • Preliminary Evaluation to Identify Scope
  • Design Development
  • Construction Document Preparation Including Specifications / Maintenance / Bid Package
  • Bid Review / Pre and Post Bid Interviews
  • Shop Drawing Review
  • Construction Services including Progress Visits /Punchout/ Follow Up Review

Elevated QCE Services:

  • Maintained Condition
  • Mandatory Test Status
  • Code Violations
  • Remedial Recommendations
  • Maintenance Deficiencies
  • Equipment Profile
  • Life Cycle Analysis
  • ADA Compliance Survey
  • Measurement of Actual Operating Performance vs. Recommended Standards
  • Capital Planner-Short, Medium and Long-term Recommendation

Maintenance Agreements:

  • Custom Tailored Maintenance Scope
  • Clearly Defined Tasks and Frequency
  • Minimum Service Hours Per Month
  • Callback Procedures and Conditions
  • Clearly Defined Obsolesance Language
  • Performance Requirements
  • Reasonable Contract Length of Term
  • Cancellation for Cause and Non-Performance Repercussions

Capital Planning Services:

  • Solid Understanding of the Current Condition of the Equipment
  • Detailed Knowledge of its Remaining Useful Life
  • Holistic Understanding of all Building Systems Affected by Modernization
  • Accurate Budget Pricing within your Market
  • Realistic Project Durations and Lead Times
  • Knowledge of what State-of-the-Art Equipment should be Pursued

Due Diligence Services:

  • An Overview Summary
  • Description of Equipment and Conditions
  • A Maintained Condition Evaluation
  • A Life Cycle Analysis Matrix
  • An ADA Compliance Analysis
  • A System Profile for Each Group
  • Recommended Schedule for Replacement / Upgrades
  • Budget Estimates

Inspection Services:

  • Witness Code Required Mandated Testing, on site while being performed by the Elevator Contractor
  • Perform Code Required Inspection, where Permitted by Code
  • Document Inspection and Testing Results as Required by Code
  • File Documentation with the Authority Having Jurisdiction
  • Provide Owner/Manager with Copies of Documentation