Exhibit 1.4: Summary Sheet--Program Development Study (PDS) Process
In the PDS phase, the project team and their customer agency refine the project
created in the Feasibility Study phase. With the completion of this phase, GSA has a
sound foundation to pursue construction funding.
Keys to Success
Evaluate Feasibility Study conclusions
Understand the design strategy.
Develop a detailed Implementation Plan.
Supply a sufficient construction budget.
Develop clear pricing and building shell and
tenant improvement (TI) information.
Assess Feasibility Study and new information.
Establish project goals.
Assemble needed resources and guidelines.
Identify team roles and responsibilities.
Identify a range of alternatives.
Evaluate the program, cost, and project goal implications of each alternative.
Assess logistical considerations and risks.
Consult State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO)/Advisory Council on Historic
Preservation (ACHP) on preservation impacts.
Recommend detailed alternatives (design directives).
Recommend a contractor procurement process.
Establish/refine project schedule.
Refine Project Management Plan.
Provide documentation to support Construction Prospectus.
Project Management Plan.
Construction Prospectus request.
Project Development Rating Index (PDRI).