Mona Mahal is an Associate Director in the Global Construction Practice and has more than 15 years of experience in both design and construction. She has extensive capabilities in architectural design, construction, project management, construction administration, construction management and dispute resolution involving residential, commercial, educational and institutional projects.
She also has experience in building conditions assessment, damage assessment, and rehabilitation of existing structures and has assisted with investigation of claims involving property loss, water infiltration and construction failures. Mona has extensive experience in capital project management from planning through construction.
She also has direct experience in design, construction documents coordination, project management and construction administration on large-scale Corporate Office and landmark Bio-medical buildings over 3 million square feet, including tenant fit-out of other retail stores, medical offices and restaurants for various projects. In her project management expertise, Mona leads pre-construction, construction and operations meetings with all parties, establishing lines of communication between the Owner and its stakeholders, Contractors and the Design team, overseeing construction activities, assisting consultants with construction administration duties, logistics planning, budget tracking, reviewing progress payment applications, reviewing project schedules and reporting, and coordinating project closeout.
She provides advisory third party 'peer' (constructability) reviews of design development and construction documents for Developers, Building Owners and Construction Managers. Her construction management experience includes construction administration, project scheduling, review of construction costs, cost estimation, value-engineering, RFI and Change orders review, punch list coordination, and third-party site observations.
Prior to joining Navigant, Ms. Mahal worked with a national home developer on large multi-family developments. As a project manager, coupled with her extensive knowledge of the practice of architecture and construction administration, she has been retained as the Owner’s Representative for most office and tenant fit out projects.