Buildings


Exceptional Design & Construction Management

DHS believes in providing the best client service possible. With an emphasis on “taking ownership” of the program/project, our staff have the necessary institutional knowledge and the experience to manage any type of program or project at an exceptional level. For our clients, this means maintaining a single point of contact while managing a project and receiving expert construction management service including planning, budgeting, scheduling, cost-control, procurement, contracting, as well as our extensive local and regional expertise in permitting and regulatory requirements. We also provide specialized IT & Special Systems PM/CM services for the design and construction and oversight of all low-voltage systems. At DHS, we are committed to making your vision a success.

Education

Our knowledge and experience in managing modernization, renovation, and construction of educational facilities come from managing the nation’s biggest school and college capital improvement programs. We have institutional and operational knowledge of educational facilities, bringing with us a plethora of lessons-learned and best-management-practices to help support such programs. We also have experience in several kinds of procurement methods such as Design-Build (Ed. Code 17350), Design-Bid-Build, Lease-Lease Back (Ed. Code 17250), and Job Order Contracting.

Commercial

Our team members have extensive experience managing complex Commercial, Mega, and Hospitality projects such as mega shopping centers, private developments, entertainment and sports facilities, office and commercial buildings, and much more. We provide turnkey services starting with planning, entitlement, design, procurement, construction, and occupancy.

Correctional Facilities

A number of our team have experience with the construction of correctional institutions across California, including the California Department of Corrections, and—being very familiar with all requirements and expectations of CDOC—have successfully managed projects throughout the planning, design, procurement, construction, and occupancy phases.

Airports

We at DHS are qualified to work on capital improvement programs of any size. Many of us have previous experience with all kinds of airside, landside, and terminals projects. Currently, we are working on LAX’s mega capital improving program, providing support on runway/taxiway reconstruction (airside) and the Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC)—a $1.2 billion addition to the Tom Bradley International Terminal.

Healthcare

Our team members have extensive experience in managing various types of healthcare projects. Our staff have supported the construction on University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Ronald Reagan Hospital, University of California, San Diego, Los Angeles County, Martin Luther King Hospital, etc.

Low Voltage and Special IT Systems

Our team is very proud to provide this niche service to both major public and private agencies. We are the experts in providing comprehensive turnkey services with respect to Low Voltage and Special IT Systems, with in-depth experience in owner representation services during the planning, design, construction, configuration, activation, and commissioning of all Special and Low Voltage Systems. Our team possesses expertise in the intent, design, procurement, installation, and commissioning of these systems, including access, smart parking, public address, CCTV, security, data, telephone (VOIP), audio/video, lighting controls, cellular DAS, BMS, digital display, interactive directories, and more.