Welcome to ASI
What is ASI?
Architectural Sourcing, Inc. (ASI) is a Construction Professionals Network, which discovery based on the research and development for over thirty years in subcontracting and general contracting field. ASI offers one stop service for any construction needs. ASI partnering with at least three contractors and material suppliers for each trade and/or categories on residential and commercial projects (We call them affiliates). ASI provides marketing, estimating, bid negotiations and projects coordination till projecct's final completion. ASI also helping customers to organize team of professionals, such as architects, interior designers, etc. and under guidelines from architects and/or interior designers to provide details, specifications and preparation of the bidding documents, including takeoff and scope of work for competitive bidding (See Scope of Services).
ASI utilize former experience with Woodwork Institute (WI) methodology where instead of watchdoging ASI participate on the projects without additional cost. It create the most professional, fairest and team player’s environment. Based on any needs in residential and commercial construction ASI can partners with professionals, contractors and material suppliers (We call them affiliates) for participation on projects of any size, location and required quality. Part of ASI partnership relates to marketing, estimating, contracts award negotiation and projects coordination till final stages.
What are the most advantages to ASI projects participation?
Providing at least three affiliated company, allows ASI participation on bilateral basis.assuring customers to no conflicts of interest and best of the project's outcome. ASI membership fee and profit sharing publicly disclosed during affiliates registration and are only .25% to 5% (depending on the project size). It allows ASI partners save 3% to 8% on ASI services. It makes them more competitive at the mean time ensuring best possible work and services quality under team participation conditions. ASI partners enter to the contract award and pay ASI share on the basis "You are paid when I'm paid"For a full scope of customer and affiliate benefits, please visit Customer and Affiliate Benefits. For project's posting convinience we use Invitation To Bid (ITB) form.
What type of services we provide?
ASI participate on projects under three options - Click here For projects control and efficiency, we use our developed Cost Quality & Time Management Control System (CQTMCS) and estimating software Plansfift integrated with Textura (Project Management & Payable Networking). On customers discretion or projects overload we refer professionals, contractors or products/material suppliers. We also provide estimating services on any customer's needs with time efficiency and competitive prices.
What do we do?
ASI projects participation guarantee best possible outcome for required work and services quality within allocated budget. ASI projects participation not just a choice, it's a necessity for any project's!
What problems do we solve?
ASI projects participation help to solve almost any problems persisted in construction, especially most known as assassination during bidding and projects performance stages. The significance of ASI participation on every construction project can be justified by acknowledging one of our projects experience with Legit Painting, Inc on one of our joint TI, 20K SF project "The Container Store" at the city of El Segundo. Just representing one trade only, even the bidding documents were made for chain stores replication around the country, there was discrepancy and vague interpretations of the plans and specifications. It had taken over 6 days of the rebuttal with GC and architect before they unconditionally accepted our justification. Because of ASI bilateral position between subcontractors and customer helped to mediate $32K change order for only $18K. For the rebuttal on interpretation of the plans and specks project record Click Here. For Legit reference letter Click Here.
How is our business different?
Our founder hands on, artisan, design, engineering and professional experience, for over 30 years in general contracting and subcontracting in California, stands for unprecedented record with customer’s satisfaction on countless Public Work, Government, commercial and residential projects. Some of them presented at our website under Portfolio.
Why should anybody care?
ASI services guarantee project’s performance of any customer's dream. The most fascinating experience, which justifies why interior designers and architects especially advised to work with ASI, relates to the Andrew Lazar (producer) laxury estate project. After project award, accepting our new designs, mockups and other materials project was presented on TV as the best custom home project of the year.