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Compass Design & Development guides project development teams through design, permitting and construction processes with careful attention to detail and thoughtful shepherding of budgeting and scheduling objectives. We have a reputation for excellence because we understand project dynamics and the critical elements of successful team coordination: communication, relationship-building and process-oriented management. We identify and implement value engineering solutions that preserve clients’ core missions and budget goals. With two decades of experience, Compass specializes in viable design and construction solutions and successful navigation of complex entitlement, zoning and code compliance challenges in DC, VA and MD.

Advocates

A first step in our process is to truly understand our client’s goals, unique purpose, and criteria for success – our clients’ goals become our mission. We serve a diverse client base, from nonprofit organizations to commercial entities. Compass’s experience, knowledge and credibility is evident in our constructive relationships with zoning and construction officials, allowing us to efficiently navigate multi-layered regulatory processes. We work to mitigate project risks, vet project costs, and identify opportunities for increased efficiencies. Compass advocates for our clients’ interests with the seasoned professionalism and aggressive execution necessary to complete any development project, no matter how complex.

Effective

Since 2007, Compass Design & Development has provided unsurpassed local expertise in coordinating and managing project teams on large, complex development projects. Armed with a background in architecture, project development and general contracting, we ensure that collaboration, documentation and accountability are the governing project principles from programming to project completion. We keep decision-makers fully informed of all major project issues and options so that they can make effective, timely decisions to achieve cost, quality and schedule goals. Our results oriented approach consistently leads to successful projects delivered on time and within budget.

We are
Strategists

Compass Design & Development guides project development teams through design, permitting and construction processes with careful attention to detail and thoughtful shepherding of budgeting and scheduling objectives. We have a reputation for excellence because we understand project dynamics and the critical elements of successful team coordination: communication, relationship-building and process-oriented management. We identify and implement value engineering solutions that preserve clients’ core missions and budget goals. With two decades of experience, Compass specializes in viable design and construction solutions and successful navigation of complex entitlement, zoning and code compliance challenges in DC, VA and MD.

We are
Advocates

A first step in our process is to truly understand our client’s goals, unique purpose, and criteria for success – our clients’ goals become our mission. We serve a diverse client base, from nonprofit organizations to commercial entities. Compass’s experience, knowledge and credibility is evident in our constructive relationships with zoning and construction officials, allowing us to efficiently navigate multi-layered regulatory processes. We work to mitigate project risks, vet project costs, and identify opportunities for increased efficiencies. Compass advocates for our clients’ interests with the seasoned professionalism and aggressive execution necessary to complete any development project, no matter how complex.

We are
Effective

Since 2007, Compass Design & Development has provided unsurpassed local expertise in coordinating and managing project teams on large, complex development projects. Armed with a background in architecture, project development and general contracting, we ensure that collaboration, documentation and accountability are the governing project principles from programming to project completion. We keep decision-makers fully informed of all major project issues and options so that they can make effective, timely decisions to achieve cost, quality and schedule goals. Our results oriented approach consistently leads to successful projects delivered on time and within budget.

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COMPASS DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT LLC
PATRICK COOPER, AIA, PRINCIPAL
202-787-9374