professional project management
Having a plan and dreaming about your project is only half of the equation to realizing the outdoor living space that works. Installation of the project is equally important. LARA design Company is pleased to be able to offer project management as a service to accompany our design work. This will insure that the project is installed the way that it is designed and envisioned.
Lara Kauffman, RLA spent the last 21 years working in design and installation for a local landscape company and with some of the best contractors and custom home builders in central PA. That experience, key business relationships, and hands-on work ethic are what sets LARA design company apart from any other company. Lara will focus her skills on your concerns, budget, and most of all quality of end-product and installation. The focus is on you, the customer, and the attention to details that is critical on large scale projects. These projects often include coordinating with the client, the home builder, the excavation team, arborists, the hardscapers, carpenters, masons, metalsmiths, concrete contractors, swimming pool contractors, outdoor suppliers of grills & kitchen products, granite or concrete countertop creators, fireplaces, firepits, container and fountain supplier, utility companies and running the services to the appropriate areas, lighting and electrical contractors, gas & utility companies and finally the landscapers and gardeners. Having worked with dozens of the most highly skilled, qualified, and fully insured contractors, LARA design Co. can help you complete your project without any of the hassles or concerns about the many details that need to come together to make it happen.
Lara also has experience coordinating time-sensitive projects and commercial sites that may need approval from multiple entities, legal agreements, easements, townhip and zoning issues and public and private properties.
Onsite project management is billed as an hourly service at $75 per hour. Additional time and markup for each project is very different, so a proposal will be given to the client after the scope of services is discussed and a list of subcontractors is interviewed for the job. Please see the portfolio of designs for a look at the projects that Lara Kauffman, RLA has completed from design to completion.
LARA design Co. is fully licensed, insured, and registered as a Home Improvement Contractor in the state of Pennsylvania: HIC#PA114271