Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

Anser Aviation Solutions

Anser Aviation

Anser Advisory provides all facets of program advisory services, management consulting services, program management, software system implementation, construction management, and construction auditing at airports nationwide. Our team includes engineers, architects, financial and accounting professionals, real estate and concessions experts, as well as estimators, field engineers, and inspectors. In addition to construction and finance professionals, many of our staff have held various leadership positions at some of the largest airports in the country, which gives us a unique perspective as consultants having been the owner.

Aviation Experts

Led by aviation veterans, Anser Advisory brings broad expertise developed from successfully delivering major airport projects and programs on time and under budget. We understand the effort required to formulate and implement a large capital program and that it presents many challenges to the day-to-day operation of an airport. Implementing a large capital program at an airport is not business as usual.

Being former airport staff, we have a unique and valuable viewpoint from other aviation consultants…a clearer vision from the owner’s perspective of the day-to-day issues of running an airport. This is a rare commodity that has allowed us to create our own niche in the aviation consulting market. This has a natural cause and effect in that we can demonstrate our ability to be “protective” of the client’s interest. This allows us to lend our collective experience to meet the airport’s specific needs and easily integrate ourselves as adjunct staff to support the Executive Leadership Team, as well as other airport staff as needed.

Capital Development Construction and Finance

Our capital improvement expertise helps clients evaluate and overcome challenges, manage change, achieve process improvements and meet project and organizational objectives. We are comprised of industry experts that bridge the technical and financial aspects of capital development. While implementing a capital program, it is critical for the technical implementation function to continuously communicate with the finance function throughout the life of the project and/or program. These two functions typically have different points of view and Anser bridges the gap between the two perspectives.

Process Development, Evaluations and Improvements

  • Organizational Evaluations
  • Change Management
  • Governance
  • Program Management/Oversight
  • Project Controls
  • Program/Project Accounting
  • Risk Management/ Claims Mitigation

Program Strategy

  • Implementation Strategy
  • Delivery Strategy
  • Procurement Strategy
  • Insurance Strategy
  • Asset Management
  • Research

Contract and Project Definition Development and Evaluations

  • Project Validation and Definition
  • Scope Development and Review for Solicitations
  • Contract Development and Review

Planning

  • Organizational Evaluations
  • Change Management
  • Governance
  • Program Management/Oversight
  • Project Controls
  • Program/Project Accounting
  • Risk Management

Design

  • Implementation Strategy
  • Delivery Strategy
  • Procurement Strategy
  • Insurance Strategy
  • Asset Management
  • Research

Construction

  • Bid/award; trade bid award
  • Construction monitoring
  • Project controls
  • FFE, IT/special systems
  • Change order management
  • Workforce compliance
  • Commissioning and start up
  • O&M

Closeout

  • Project closeout

Construction Accounting

  • Invoice processing
  • Cost allocation
  • Construction audit
  • Compliance review
  • Project accounting
  • Cost segregation
  • Forensic accounting
  • Uses and Sources Analysis
  • Cost reconciliation and closeout

Project Finance

  • Funding evaluations
  • Debt issuance support
  • ROI/NPV/hurdle rate evaluations
  • Financial feasibility
  • Agency draw requests
  • Funding procurement
  • Funding applications & evaluation
  • Funding modeling
  • CIP development
  • Cash flow projections
  • Cash/LOC management
  • Funding strategy
  • Funding optimization

Program/Project Controls

  • Scope Management (Project Basis/Definition)
  • Project scheduling
  • Cost control
  • Project Change management/Governance
  • Estimating – full range of capabilities
  • Condition assessment
  • Reporting/KPI development
  • Project document controls
  • Risk Management
  • PMSS Implementation Coordination
  • Process Flows/Definition
  • Budget/Contingency Management
  • Program Logistics/Interface Management

Program management systems

  • System requirements capture
  • Procurement development
  • Procurement technical advisory
  • PMSS configuration/implementation
  • PMSS change management

Project and Program Budgeting Estimating

  • Conceptual, Schematic, Design Dev, Construction Documents
  • 3rd Party Estimating
  • Projects and Change Orders
  • Reconciliations
  • Risk Analysis
  • Cash Flow Preparation & Analysis
  • Funding Allocation
  • Value Engineering
  • Change Order Evaluation
  • Claim Evaluation

Condition Assessment

  • Disaster recovery
  • Facility assessment
  • Transaction related assessment

Anser Advisory strongly believes in proactive dispute resolution and claims avoidance on all the projects they work on. Anser has developed an in-house process and have seasoned professionals who have both a legal and engineering background. We help our clients review their contract documents and drawings to ensure that all issues that could lead to potential disputes have been identified and corrected before the projects have been released. Anser also helps our clients during and after projects are complete to resolve issues that are related to cost and schedule impacts to the projects.

Anser Solutions

  • Program compliance
  • Program management
  • Program outsourced services
  • Program delivery strategy
  • Management consulting
  • Project/construction management
  • Feasibility and planning studies
  • Construction accounting
  • Project finance
  • Project controls
  • Program management systems configuration
  • Estimating/condition assessment
  • Alternative delivery/P3
  • Change Management
  • Invoice Compliance
  • Commercial business consulting