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Port of Seattle – Seaport Program Management


Port of Seattle, Seaport Project Management “SPMG” hired the team P&M together with Kennedy/JenksandCMG, Inc to develop and deploy a comprehensive Project Controls/Project Delivery methodology for management of their Capital Improvement Program from planning throughout design, permitting and construction. The overall solution leveraged simple, scalable, flexible desktop solutions that could be easily and inexpensively developed.


  • Comprehensive Evaluation Report and Analysis of Problem Space
  • Strategic Plan for Building Project Delivery capability based on Project Management Office
  • Custom developed Project Controls Guidelines (manual of project controls practice)
  • Standard Schedule Template with integrated Work Breakdown Structure
  • Programmatic schedule tool (using MS Project) consolidating multi-project schedules
  • Standard Cost Estimate template integrated with WBS
  • Standard Cost Breakdown Structure integrated with Port financial system and SPMG WBS
  • Custom developed Access database to provide comprehensive project tracking & reporting
  • Comprehensive Trend/Variance tracking and Cost Forecast development
  • Written documentation and reinforcement for tool and process use
  • Supplemental Project Controls; Risk Management; Construction Schedule and Forensic Claims Analysis on specific high demand projects

We defined, implemented and staffed the Project Management Office (PMO). We developed the Portfolio Management Tools “SPOTS” and Procedures for Project Controls and Program Management.

Risk Management, being quantitative risk analysis utilizing the Monte Carlo simulation methodology and qualitative risk analysis applying risk register methodology is becoming increasingly more applied delivery tool for the Port of Seattle projects. P&M provided several of these analysis through out all phases of the projects for projects/programs such as the T5 Apron project (in excess of 100M); Shilshole Bay Marina (SBM) ; Fisherman Terminal 5-10 and T30 Apron Upgrade/T91 Cruise Terminal projects.

Provided construction schedule and forensic claims management for the $80M Shilshole Bay Marina project; $50M Terminal 18 Upgrade project and $20M Fisherman’s Terminal project; T25-T30 Bridget Project; T91 Utilities & Building Foundation and the T91 Carnitech Building project.

Negotiated the construction GCCM MACC construction costs for the $80M Shilshole Bay Marina project.

Project Duration

2003 – 2009


Annual CIP value of $100-$150M

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