About Platz Associates is a multidiscipline design firm with the experience and expertise to provide design and development services for educational, governmental, commercial, industrial, medical, retail, and residential projects. The fourteen member professional staff of Platz Associates includes not only architects and engineers, but also specialists in site evaluation, planning, permitting, budgeting, and construction management. We offer a one stop design process that can take our clients from initial concept to building occupancy. Platz Associates has been involved in a wide variety of projects, including the design of both renovation work and new construction. We understand the necessity of working within well-defined budget constraints, as it is our goal Platz Associates to take a practical approach to the design process that results in buildings that are functional, aesthetically pleasing, and fiscally responsible. One of the services that sets Platz Associates apart from other design firms is our in-house Construction Management services. We have been providing this service for our clients for the past twenty-five years. Our construction engineer, Bruce Allen, has more than thirty years of experience managing construction projects. It is this experience that has saved our clients both dollars and time on job after job. Even if a client does not avail itself of our Construction Management project services, our construction experts are integral members of the design team. From the very outset of a project, their knowledge of construction techniques and materials plays a major role in design decisions. Bruce and his team work closely with the architects to ensure that drawings reflect the needs of the project in regard to scheduling, structural issues, maintenance requirements and material availability. gives us unique advantages when it comes to budgeting and cost control. This is especially true for renovation projects. First of all, this knowledge and experience gives us the ability to be very accurate in establishing a project budget. Secondly, we are able to anticipate issues and problems associated with the unique circumstances of existing buildings so that they can be addressed in the design phase rather than encountered during construction when the solution is more expensive.