FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Safety is a primary concern for Murow|CM and its employees. We’ve developed a comprehensive safety program. Additionally, our Construction Managers and Field Engineers maintain licensing and certifications for OSHA 30 Hour, CPR, First Aid, Trenching and Excavation Competent Person, and Confined Space Competent Person. Murow|CM has an impeccable safety record to date.
Yes, we are fully insured and bonded, and require our subcontractors to be insured as well.
Yes, Murow|CM holds a California Class “A” general engineering contracting license. Our license number is 659969.
In an industry of consultants with more personality than actual knowledge and experience, Murow|CM is a fully bonded and insured, licensed general engineering contractor able to back the numbers. Don’t trust our numbers? Write us a contract and we will guarantee them by doing the work ourselves.
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At Murow|CM, we can handle any size construction project. Whether you need assistance for simple projects or for large project ranging in the millions, we will bring the same top notch quality that we provide in each project we complete.
Murow|CM works for both private and public companies. In the public sector, Murow|CM engages with various municipalities, cities such as Laguna Beach, water districts such as the SMWD, and agencies such as Riverside – EDA. In the private sector, Murow|CM works with companies such as Lennar, Shea, Meritage, Beazer, Mastercraft, Brookfield, Regent, and others.
Murow|CM is involved in a variety of projects ranging from residential, commercial, grading, treatment facilities, erosion control, earthwork, vertical construction, sewer, street improvements, bridges, water booster stations, and recreational facilities.
Steven Murow, our founder, has been a professional in the general engineering contracting industry for over thirty-five years. During that time he has served as a principal in two leading contracting firms; consultant to major land developers; specifier and bid administrator; senior project manager and as an expert witness. He has expertise in public and private engineering and building contracting, creating land development pro formas, claims mitigation, scheduling and cost estimating.
Murow|CM was incorporated on July 11, 2012 and by 2015 the company ranked # 4 on the list for Orange County’s Top Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Orange County Business Journal. We currently occupy a 8,100 square foot building in Irvine and has over 25 employees and 17 full-time associates. The firm holds a California General Engineering Contractors License “A” and the majority of our team has over 30+ years in the industry having served in various positions at general engineering contracting companies and other various well-known industry companies.
Depending on the scope of the project, there are a number of highly qualified and experienced Murow|CM professionals that may be assigned to your job. All designated employees will be introduced to you as they become involved with your project.
ABSOLUTELY! At Murow|CM, we are dedicated to our clients before, during, and AFTER their projects. We will do our best to help you through any concern you may have with pleasure.
The primary reason is we provide an uninterrupted focus and bring a wealth of experience. We perform our work as if we are an employee of our clients; however, we don’t experience the interruptions in-house employees can experience when they are called to perform tasks beyond their core competency and duties. Our extensive experience and expertise helps us avoid problems and solve those that arise. That experience also brings with it relationships of key people. We know many of the key stakeholders in the land development industry and we achieve results that others can’t.
Information about all of our services can be found on our services page. But to give you a quick rundown, we offer:
- Constructibility Review and Risk Analysis
- Value Engineering
- Project Budgeting
- Project Delivery Alternatives
- Dry Utility Consulting and Coordination
- Public & Private Bid Administration
- Fee Analysis
- GIS Services
- Construction Management and Oversight
- Resident Engineer Services
- Contract and Project Management
- Change Order Analysis, Verification, and Negotiations
- Labor Compliance Oversight
- Video Documentation
- Project Closeout Documentation
- Bond Exoneration
- Reimbursement Services
- Expert Witness and Litigation Support
We are based out of Irvine, CA, but we are capable of working anywhere in the United States. Outside of California, we have worked on projects in: Texas, Arkansas, Florida, South Carolina, Virginia, and Nevada.
Murow|CM has clients in a variety of sectors including financial institutions, brokers/appraiser, developers or landowners, builders, agencies and municipalities, and HOA/property management companies.
Murow|CM has worked with a number of small and large companies including Beazer, Shea, Lennar, Foremost Companies, Meritage, Brookfield Homes, Regent Properties, Rancho Mission Viejo, Santa Margarita Water District, City of Laguna Beach, County of Riverside-EDA, LBA Realty, Dove Canyon Master Association, Canyon Lake Property Owners Association, and many others, and MORE.
Forensic Expert Witness Association, American Society of Professional Estimators, Construction Management Association of America, Construction Specifications Institute, Building Industry Association, Association of Advancement of Cost Estimating, Engineering Contractors Association, Women in Construction, and Southern California Contractors Association, and MORE.
DIRTONU, Inc. is an affiliate company that provides expert witness and litigation support services on all aspects of land development improvements and public & private works street and underground improvements including cost to repair, quantity disputes, contract and contract change order discrepancies, standard of care issues for all parties, percentage of completion, as well as delay and accelerated claims.