DCA - Doug Creech Audits, LLC - Professional Custruction Contract Auditing and Consulting for Owners Welcome


DCA’s business objective is to provide expert construction contract auditing and cost consulting services to Owners in a way that adds value and allows Owners to focus more productively on managing their businesses.

Construction contract audits are performed when needed. Contract reviews help owners ensure their contracts are well drafted to best protect their interests. Consultations may be provided at any time from pre-project planning through project close-out.


Types of contract audits and consultations DCA has performed include:
  • Heavy industrial design and engineering contracts
  • Architectural contracts
  • Construction management professional services agreements
  • Construction contracts
  • Value engineering process evaluations
  • Labor productivity management process recommendations
  • Lump-sum contracting best practices
  • Advantages and disadvantages of different type contracts
  • Others

Types of contracts DCA has experience with include:

  • Lump-sum
  • Unit price
  • Cost plus a percent of cost
  • Cost plus a fee with a guaranteed maximum price
  • Construction manager at risk
  • Construction manager with multiple prime contracts
  • Cost plus with a not to exceed amount
  • Cost plus with a target (sharing of savings)
Types of facilities DCA has audited include:
  • Manufacturing plants
  • Warehouses
  • Energy plants
  • Hospitals
  • Medical office buildings
  • Nursing homes
  • Parking decks
  • University buildings
  • Research laboratories


PDFSarbanes-Oxley and Cost Engineering
Cost Engineering Vol. 48, No. 7
July, 2006

PDFOwners – Make Your GMP Contract Work Effectively
2008 AACE International Transactions July, 2008

PDFNew Career Path for the Certified Cost Consultant/Engineer
2007 AACE International Transactions July, 2007

PDFFinancial Administration of Construction Contracts by Owners
2006 AACE International Transactions June, 2006

PDFOwner Validation of Contractor-Prepared Estimates
2003 AACE International Transactions June, 2003

Industries Served

All Types

Hospitals, Medical Office Buildings, Parking Decks, Energy Plants

Universities, K-12

Banking, Retail, Hospitality, Other

Department of Energy
Savannah River Site

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