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K12 Capital Project Consulting

Plante Moran Cresa's full service K12 project team starts by understanding your school district's short- and long-term educational needs and how your facilities support them.

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As a trusted advisor to school districts large and small we deliver accurate enrollment projections, thorough facility assessments, and comprehensive bond planning and owner’s representation services so you can make the best decisions with your budgets, programs, and buildings.

Your district will benefit from our experience successfully working on more than $2 billion in school bond projects ranging from renovations and additions to large bond campaigns and assistance with new school construction.

Clients say our pre-bond planning and bond information campaign leadership contributed to their proposals passing the first time. They could not imagine ever going it alone.

You can count on us to look out for your district’s best interests, let’s start a conversation today.

K12 Capital Project Consulting Thought Leadership

  • How to save money on school renovations

    Ready to build or renovate? District leaders should follow these six steps to make sure they're optimizing the school district's limited dollars during bond programs.

    Paul Wills Plante Moran Cresa
    Article April 15, 2021 5 min read
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  • How does the American Rescue Plan Act affect the public sector?

    This is welcome relief that provides funding through several programs to individuals, businesses, state and local governments, not-for-profits, and educational institutions. Here’s what to know.

    Manju Patnaik Michelle Watterworth
    Article March 17, 2021 3 min read
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  • Welcoming four new staff to Plante Moran Cresa
    We are pleased to welcome Sean Abelarde, Kevin Massey, Paula Holt, and Gary Kent to Plante Moran Cresa.
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    Article December 8, 2020 2 min read
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  • Plante Moran Cresa celebrates promotions for five staff
    In recognition of their accomplishments, Plante Moran Cresa is pleased to announce the promotions of Nicole Blocker, Andy Fountain, Scott Smith, Tony Sorgi, and Tricia Dziegelewski.
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    Article July 6, 2020 2 min read
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Our clients say...

The value Plante Moran Cresa has brought to our bond construction program is immeasurable. From ensuring we have accurate estimates and invoices to helping us oversee vendors schedules and safety, they helped us keep our projects moving forward so we can focus on our number one priority: creating dynamic futures for our students.

Dr. Robert Livernois Superintendent, Warren Consolidated Schools,

Our Work

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Plante Moran Cresa helps Ypsilanti Public Schools save $1.2 million during $52 million capital improvements
In 2007, Ypsilanti Public Schools consisted of only 14 buildings, and the District was due for a much-needed renovation of its aging facilities and the addition of new facilities.
Case Study May 31, 2015 1 min read
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Plante Moran Cresa handles ARRA compliance for Detroit Public Schools' $500.5 million bond program
Detroit Public Schools' $500.5 million bond program to rebuild or completely renovate 18 schools was part of the District's mission to create Centers of Excellence in every school in every neighborhood.
Case Study August 5, 2014 1 min read

Working With Us

From concept through completion, we assist in defining clear project parameters, securing the best qualified team of professionals, creating and enforcing contracts that minimize risk, and overseeing every project detail to ensure successful project completion.

We put the interests of our clients first and offer truly unbiased advocacy built upon a culture of service and integrity. Our multidisciplinary team includes: architects, engineers, construction experts, project managers, real estate professionals, CPAs, and attorneys.