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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.

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.

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K12 Capital Project Consulting Thought Leadership

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    Plante Moran Cresa has seen exciting growth in staff and projects over the last 20 years. We’re happy to announce Paul Theriault as our new partner and a well-deserved promotion for Sherri House.

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  • Woodhaven-Brownstown School District reveals renderings of high school improvements

    Woodhaven-Brownstown School District reveals rendering of improvements to the high school: a new project-based learning zone and athletic addition.

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    Article March 15, 2018 1 min read
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  • What’s the difference between a construction manager, architect, and owner’s representative?

    Failing to meet financial expectations, running behind schedule, or going over budget from mistakes can increase a capital project’s costs exponentially. Owner’s reps are uniquely able to help organizations plan and execute successful capital improvement programs.

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  • Farmington Public Schools celebrates STEAM Academy opening

    Congratulations on a successful opening! As owner's representative, Plante Moran Cresa assisted the school with planning, oversight of the project budget, review of the project scope, and implementation of an evolving design that would ultimately meet the needs of program.

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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 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.