Our story began with the formation of Wheatley & Associates, Inc. in Houston, Texas in 1975. THE WHEATLEY COMPANIES(SM) have a substantial history in design for projects of many different types, including:
• Urban Planning • Housing • Biological and Pharmaceutical Research Labs • Retail and Commercial • Hotel and Resort Planning and Design • Water and Wastewater Treatment • Power Plants • Oil & Gas Projects • Refinery Projects • Petrochemical Plants • Petrochemical Plants • Industrial Manufacturing Plants • Software Systems Development, Implementation and Integration • Military Technology and Construction • Airport, Rail and Transportation Projects • Microwave, Fibre Optic, Signal Transmission and Telecommunications Projects
We are skilled project managers, having experience in planning business and construction projects and in constructing most project types. We consult for project management using the following structured approach:
• Potential Problem Assessment, including Information Gathering and Testing • Project Planning • Technical Analysis and Evaluation of Alternative Solutions • Design of the Construction or Business Project • Management Services to Implement the Project • Documentation and Analysis to Support Possible Litigation
We have experience in implementing most types of construction projects, and we have consulted in business projects as diverse as the following:
• The reorganisation and restructuring of a software services firm • The restructuring of an airline • The formation of companies of various types • The development of international trades in petroleum, chemicals, metals and other resources • The entry of businesses into markets in cultures foreign to their history • The developing of reporting and tracking systems for project and business management.
Waterfront Development Planning
Design Remediation during Construction
Disputes and Claims
Unlike many of our competitors, we have earned our knowledge and our ability with contract and construction claims and disputes in the extensive, real-time, hands-on experience of our people in business management and in the design and execution of construction projects.
As a result, we obtain a significant portion of our work by referrals and repeat assignments from established clients. Our qualifications spring principally from our professional experience in business management, design and construction.
Construction, Contract Claims and Disputes Experience
We have broad experience in a number of different types of construction and contract claims and disputes. Together with our strategic partners and allies, we bring this experience to bear on current assignemnts for our clients.
• Design Errors and Omissions • Water Infiltration Issues • Delay, Disruption, Acceleration • Labour Disruption and Inefficiency • Suspension, Termination of Contract • Bankruptcy and company restructuring • Environmental Issues • Business Disputes • Patent and Trade Mark Disputes • Differing Site Conditions • Changed Scope, Constructive Change, Cardinal Change • Quantity Surveys • Valuation of Damages • Valuation of Assets • Forensic Accounting • Product Failures, Product Liability • Structural Failures, Roof Collapses • Mechanical System Failures • Electrical System Failures • Control System Failures • Fire Control and Suppression Failures • Fire and Explosion Incidents • Military Procurement and Defence Systems • Business Interruption and Lost Profits • Real Estate Tax Valuation Issues • Due Diligence Investigations for Lenders, Insurers, and Sureties
Building Envelope Design Issues - II Prudential Plaza, Chicago