A Construction Manager (CM) is prequalified during the design phase and provides planning, estimating, scheduling and other consulting services to the client and architect. BLS Construction as the CM would negotiate a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) and schedule directly with the client. BLS has the role of general contractor and will prequalify and procure all of the construction trade contractors to perform the work. The CM will share all cost information with the client to ensure they only pay for the cost of the work plus an agreed fee for the CM up to the GMP.