KPMC Four Corners Owner's Representative Services

Trusted Owner's Representative Services

HIGH-PERFORMANCE BUILT ENVIRONMENTS

Ketter Project Management and Consulting specializes in providing Owner's Representative services in the Four Corners region, always serving our clients’ best interests.  We provide expertise and bandwidth in support of facilities planning, design, construction, and operations to help owners minimize their risks while meeting and often exceeding their goals. KPMC has become a preferred resource for high-performance educational facility projects in the region, successfully delivering four recent LEED Gold certified school projects.

 

With 25 years of project management experience on 40+ projects totaling over $650 million, principal Jim Ketter is a respected and proven senior project manager, skilled at effectively managing schedules, controlling costs, and maintaining quality.

 

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High-Performance Built Environments

KPMC High Performance Built Environments

At Ketter Project Management and Consulting, creating high-performance built environments is the standard we've adopted to ensure that the highest expectations of our clients and community are met. High-performance buildings are efficient, environmentally responsible, and ensure the health and safety of their occupants. High-performance buildings utilize an Integrated Design Process (IDP) which considers whole building functional inter-relationships, life-cycle costs, and careful consideration of the end-users of the building to help inform decision making, resulting in buildings that are cost-effective, healthy, comfortable, and more sustainable. 

High-performance is KPMC's choice, our standard and our commitment.

 

About KPMC

KPMC principal owner James Ketter is a seasoned, business-savvy, reputable, and local high-performance building professional providing owner’s representation, project management, sustainability, and construction contract administration services in the Four Corners region. Jim is a Mechanical Engineer, Registered Professional Engineer, and LEED Accredited Professional.  

Jim Ketter, KPMC, Ketter Project Management and Consulting

EXPERIENCED

Embodies leadership experience to ensure project success, brings to the table an unparalleled perspective which maximizes the probability of meeting and exceeding project expectations

PRACTICAL

Defines programmatic requirements and establish viable solutions within budget, schedule and quality parameters from initial capital expenses and ongoing operations

ECONOMICAL

Manages finances to optimize the effectiveness of every dollar spent, both in terms of initial capital expenses and ongoing operations

RESPECTED

Demonstrates excellent communication, technical, organizational, and people skills and is respected by the design, construction, and support services community

CONNECTED

Establishes partnering opportunities with the vendor community, government agencies, and philanthropic organizations, which results in enhanced funding through grants and donations

ENERGY CONSCIOUS 

Identifies feasible solutions for savings through energy efficiency and renewable energy systems including passive solar, active solar (photovoltaics), geo-exchange systems, etc   

 
KPMC Educational Facility Planning Design Construction

SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Owner’s Representative Services

  • Project Management

  • Cost/Schedule/Quality Management

  • Sustainable/Resilient Technologies and Practices / LEED

  • Educational Facilities

  • Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Analysis

  • Business Planning and Strategic Development

  • Budgeting, Cost/Benefit, and Life Cycle Cost Analysis

  • Contract Management
     

RELATED EXPERIENCE AND AWARDS

  • Previous Consultant Services - LEED Consulting Services; Hospital Technical Consultant, Construction Administration Services (CAS), Sustainability Consultant 

  • Former juror and advisor for the US Department of Energy International Solar Decathlon

  • Project Manager for State of CO Built Green Builder or the Year; City of Durango Green Business Leadership Award

  • One of the region’s first LEED Accredited Professionals through the US Green Building Council, since 2004


     

Jim Ketter, KPMC, LEED Accredited Professional

KPMC Services

Ketter Project Management and Consulting provides technically sophisticated project management and consulting for strategic solutions for facilities and site acquisitions, planning, design, construction, operations, and maintenance in both the public and private sector.  KPMC has a superior record of delivering large-scale, mission-critical projects valued at over $650 million on time and within budget. KPMC services include:

 

Recent Project History

KPMC has established itself as Southwest Colorado's premier resource for high-performance educational facility projects and intends to continue to be the "go-to" resource in the region for years to come. Ketter Project Management and Consulting has associations with a team of highly qualified local sub-consultants who stand ready to supplement our services when appropriate.  We have a proven record of managing and delivering mission-critical projects on time and within budget, consistently meeting and exceeding stakeholder goals and expectations. 

KPMC Owner's Rep – Montezuma Cortez High School
Montezuma-Cortez High School ($42M)

 

KPMC: Owner’s Rep

New high-performance, 21st-century learning facility to replace an existing outdated and inefficient high school

LEED Gold Certified - Montezuma-Cortez High School
KPMC LEED/Sustainability Consultant – Silverton School Historic Renovation
Silverton School Historic Renovation ($10.7M)

 

KPMC: LEED/Sustainability Consultant

Major rehabilitation and renovation of 100+-year-old historic school building and gymnasium

  • The first LEED Gold Historic K-12 school in the world
     

LEED Gold Certified – Silverton School Historic Renovation
KPMC Owner's Rep – Ignacio Elementary School
Ignacio Elementary School ($16M)

 

KPMC: Owner’s Rep

Major renovation, expansion, and repurposing of an existing intermediate school to an elementary school

LEED Gold Certified – Ignacio Elementary School
KPMC Owner's Rep – Dolores K-12 School
Dolores K-12 School Project ($7M)

 

KPMC: Owner’s Rep

New building, new classroom addition, locker room renovation, campus-wide sprinkler system installation, and site work

LEED Gold Certified – Dolores K-12 School Project
KPMC, Owner’s Rep and Sustainability Consultant, Durango Powerhouse
Durango Discovery Museum ($3M)

 

KPMC: Owner’s Rep and Sustainability Consultant

Rehabilitation and renovation of the world’s oldest known surviving steam AC electric powerhouse and adjacent existing outbuilding into a science and energy museum

KPMC, Owner’s Rep – Dolores County Public Center
Dolores County Public Service Center ($7.3M)
KPMC, Owner’s Rep – Pioneer Community/Senior Center

 

KPMC: Owner’s Rep

Provided Owners Rep services in support of the new Dolores County Public Center and Road & Bridge Shop ($5.3M) and concurrent Pioneer Community/Senior Center ($2.0M).

Fort Lewis College Health Sciences Center
Fort Lewis College Health Sciences Center ($33M)
Durango School District 9-R Long Range Planning
Durango 9R –
Long Range Planning

 

KPMC: Owner’s Rep

Expansion and Renovation project consisting of 43,000 SF of new classrooms/teaching labs, administrative space, lockers rooms, and an adaptive exercise lab/gymnasium. 

 

Role: Community/Parent Volunteer

Participated on the Long Range Facilities Planning Committee (LRPC), which guided the updated Master Planning process.  The Master Plan served as the basis for a recently approved $90M Bond.

 

“Jim always represented the best interest of the District and the project, and I value his contributions immensely. I highly recommend Jim Ketter for Owner’s Rep for any construction Project.” 

– Alex Carter, Superintendent, Montezuma-Cortez School District

Community Support

KPMC has proudly supported numerous local community organizations, including: