Timely Conceptual Facility Planning and Budgeting

Conceptual Facility Planning

The One Month Planning and Budgeting Process For Determining Project Feasibility

As club after club is studying its facility needs for establishing future budgets, McMahon Group has been asked over and over again to help provide a range of magnitude cost for club and community projects of all types and sizes, for small renovations, new clubhouses, swimming pools and major wellness centers, we have had so many requests for this type of cost information, that we are now offering this facility costing service to all our clubs. So if your club is in need of timely facility cost information for future budgeting needs, we can help you.

We visit your club, understand your facility needs, sketch a concept plan and then provide our probable cost analysis. This help you understand the cost associated with any project you need. And this concept facility planning can be provided in as little as a month. Our service dovetails with every clubs need to know what future projects will cost so they can begin to raise the necessary funds to build them. William McMahon, AIA and Glen Selligman, AIA architects lead this process

McMahon Group can offer this unique, timely planning and budgeting service based on our 39 years of helping clubs solve thier facility needs, cost planning analysis and construction experience with over 1,500 club facility projects. If it has been done for private clubs, McMahon Group has done it. Call us today to learn about how we can help you plan and budget your future projects for success The McMahon Way.

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About Bill McMahon, Sr. AIA, OAA

Bill is a strategic, financial and architectural planning consultant to clubs throughout North America. He established McMahon Group in 1983 as an affiliate of the family architectural firm his grandfather founded in 1906. Over the ensuing years, the firm has expanded its club consulting services beyond clubhouse improvement planning to a full range of services for all aspects of private club challenges. To date, the firm has assisted more than 2,000 private clubs across the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe and the Caribbean. McMahon Group provides a unique approach to developing club facility projects first establishing design and financial feasibility so membership approval is achieved. Thereafter final design and construction firms are selected to build the member approved project.

Mr. McMahon is unique among club consultants in providing an integrated strategic, financial and architectural approach to solving club problems. His personal involvement with his own clubs in St. Louis (serving in the roles of president, board member and committee member) has allowed him to bring unparalleled experience to each client. Mr. McMahon’s club memberships have included Bellerive Country Club (St. Louis), Racquet Club Ladue (St. Louis), University Club of St. Louis, Spring Lake Yacht Club (Michigan) and the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania.

Mr. McMahon is a graduate of Washington University School of Architecture in St. Louis and holds architecture licenses in 44 U.S. states and in Ontario, Canada. He is a featured author in industry publications and a featured speaker at the annual conferences of the Club Managers Association of America, the Canadian Society of Club Managers, the National Club Association and the Hospitality, Financial and Technology Professionals. He serves as a visiting lecturer at continuing education sessions offered by regional CMAA chapters and at Michigan State University. Bill is a co-author of McMahon Club Trends®, the comprehensive research reports on strategic issues facing private clubs published with the National Club Association. He is also founder of the Excellence in Club Management Award.

Mr. McMahon is a member of the American Institute of Architects, and the National Club Association. He is a former president of the Missouri Council of Architects, AIA and has served on various charitable boards in the St. Louis area.

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