Premium Beverage Production Facility

19,500 square foot premium craft beverage production and distribution facility with a waste water pre-treatment system to support up to four tenants.  The site is located in the Schyuler County Business Park in Watkins Glen, the heart of the New York State’s Finger Lakes Region.  Construction began in May 2018 and scheduled completion is November 2018.

Hayes Strategy has teamed with Elmira Structures and Foor Architects for design and construction.

From left: Richard Thiel – Lucky Hare Brewing, Jeff Vieselmeyer – Elmira Structures and Sara Hayes, Hayes Strategy.

Hayes Strategy has teamed with the following partners on the Premium Production Facility project.

Project Press

A collection of media articles and press about the Premium Beverage Production Facility project.

Project Services

Design Phase

Drafting RFPs

Draft and issue Request for Proposal for design, engineering and testing services. Negotiate consultant contracts

Project Coordination

Provide project coordination between consultants, government agencies, the Owner and tenants, including coordination of design to provide infrastructure for tenant equipment and program needs

Facilitate Reviews

Facilitate constructability reviews and value engineering reviews with the consultants and the Owner

Team Management

Manage the design team from planning, schematic design, design development, and construction documents. Facilitate plan review meetings with government agencies, the community, the Owner and tenants to review and confirm the design at all phases

Permitting Phase

Permit Services

Identify all authorities having jurisdiction related to the project, determine necessary permits and provide permit expediting services.

Site Plan Review

Site Plan Review through building permit and certificate of completion

Bid Phase

Prepare for Funding Requirements

Provide procurement oversight and solicit proposals in accordance with grant funding requirements

Prepare Bid Package

Prepare a bid package and contract documents for Owner review and approval

Insurance Requirements

Evaluate insurance requirements for contractors

Vendor & Contractor Selection

Assist in contractor and vendor selection and contract negotiations

Construction Phase

Oversight & Monitoring

Provide on-site oversight, daily construction monitoring. Monitor status of building inspections, testing, field investigations, etc.

Financial Success Management

Manage the financial success of the project including contractor payment applications, design invoices and amendments, and contractor change orders

Project Schedule & Meetings

Conduct construction progress meetings with architect, contractors, government agencies, Owner and tenant. Manage agendas, meeting minutes and action items. Provide updated project schedule, and collaborate with contractor on ‘2-week look ahead’ for site coordination

Team Communication

Communicate with the architect, contractor and the Owner regarding daily progress and action items associated with construction

Oversee Submittal

Oversee a timely submittal process between the architect and contractor

Maintain Copies

Maintain copies of record drawings, permits, photos, change orders, submittals, etc for submission of archive record document package to the Owner at the completion of the project

Final Acceptance & Move-In

Final Inspection

Facilitate process of final inspections and punch out in a timely manner to expedite the Certificate of Occupancy

Closeout & Move-In

Manage closeout & warranty. Manage move-in of tenant equipment, casework, staff, etc as necessary

Scope of Services throughout the project

Project Reports

Develop project reports on a recurring basis to meet the needs of the Owner including project summaries, photographs, budget updates, cost reports, schedule updates, action items, etc.

Project Schedule

Develop a Master Project Schedule and collaborate with designers and contractors throughout the project to track critical path activities and achieve milestone deadlines

Project Budget

Develop a comprehensive budget that includes hard and soft costs. Provide budget updates at each milestone of the project based on architect opinion of probable costs, contractor proposals, vendor proposals, infrastructure costs, permitting fees, etc.