Design Services

Making an Impact Before Construction Begins

Valley Rain is a General Contractor that includes Design Phase Services in order to provide more comprehensive solutions for our clients. Our ability to work cohesively with Design Teams is one of the major factors that have contributed to our success in APDM Projects. We have built strong relationships with designers that have learned the value of Valley Rain’s shared experience in the design process.

Design Participation Process

Early Collaboration with our Team Ensures your Project Vision
can be Achieved.


Program Reviews, Validation, and Site Selection

We seek to understand the owner’s needs and provide solutions. We offer assistance in original site selection or site layout in existing areas.

Constructability Reviews and Alternative Methods

Our constructability reviews are conducted by our veteran and highly-experienced construction professionals based on experience and knowledge of what actually works in the field.

Conceptual Estimating and Budget Planning

We have the ability to quickly validate budgets from similar projects. We have historical costs based on customizable crew, equipment and production components, with every trade having its own template.

Planning and Scheduling for Design, Permitting and Construction

We use the latest Microsoft Project Office 360 to establish the Critical Path Analysis with Growing Season Overlays.

Technical Assistance in Engineering and Argonomy

We provide in-house 3D analysis with Trimble Business Center Software.

Input on Operational Efficiencies and Post Construction Support

Our experts have the knowledge and expertise to provide recommendations for Best Maintenance Practices and Water Calculations for usage, circulation, pressure and flow.

Supplemental Survey and Field Location Services

We provide in-house GPS location services with Trimble Data Collection devices.

Higher Value in Solutions, Cost Control and Plan Development

We offer proven experience of helping owners meet their budgetary goals by providing best value options and solutions.

Public Outreach and Communication

Our team helps in disseminating project information to the community through informational meetings, websites, networking, surveys, and hosting an open house event.

Helping clients make the best decisions of durability and maintainability.

We collaborate with owners in evaluating durability and maintenance for cost and constructability on the various systems needed in park, recreation and open space projects. Our knowledge of life cycle planning, energy efficiency, durability, water conservation, and other sustainable design aspects is second to none. We provide all the information to assist you in making the best decisions for your goals while considering maintenance processes and costs of every system.