We prepare facility plans and studies for DoD and other federal agencies with an unmatched focus on mission.

Our 30-year track record working with federal agencies is defined by nimble and responsive project management, deep institutional knowledge, and the skills to deliver context-appropriate implementation solutions.

Current Contracting Vehicles

  • NAVFAC Southwest IDIQ for Facility Planning: N62473-22-D-1202
  • NAVFAC Northwest IDIQ for Planning and Engineering: N44255-23-D-2000
  • NAVFAC Atlantic IDIQ for Planning and Engineering: N62470-23-D-0005
    (as part of Michael Baker Makers Cardno NAVFAC Planning JV)

Special Studies

In-depth analyses of the issues confronting a command or site operation allow for development of the capital investment plans and DD1391s needed to secure funding resources. Our special studies provide creative solutions and the rationale and scrutiny to gain support and move projects from visions to mission readiness. These studies support new platforms, new and expanding missions, facility and infrastructure investments, and any other operations that need a plan to articulate their facility needs.

Asset Management

Credible space requirement calculations and accurate facility utilization data provide the foundation of today’s space utilization decisions and tomorrow’s facility investments. Our basic facility requirements (BFRs), asset evaluations (AEs), space use studies (SUS), Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) prep, and other asset management products capture the essence of your unique missions with the data needed for decision-making.

Installation & Area Development Plans

Areawide plans provide an opportunity to evaluate installation issues holistically and craft creative solutions that make wise use of limited resources while laying the foundation for future investments. Our master plans and area development plans provide our clients with a framework to achieve extraordinary built environments for the missions and the people who train, work, and live on their installations.

Encroachment Studies

Drawing on our 40 plus years of military and community planning experience, MAKERS has prepared over twenty encroachment management studies that seek to balance military and community goals. This experience spans a variety of contexts, including the impacts of forest conversion on in-water ranges, wind energy development near low altitude training ranges, model zoning ordinances for communities under jet training routes, and mitigation methods residential neighborhoods impacted by aircraft noise.

MAKERS was very accountable, approachable, and professional and kept the process moving. They asked thoughtful questions and handled multiple tricky leadership discussions that had conflicting information. They were able to ask questions to all parties involved to work through the differences and come to an agreed upon way forward.

NAS Lemoore Airfield Optimization Plan

MAKERS is highly responsive to Government's needs. The firm has an easy to deal with style that benefits the government. Has shown willingness to work through issues and come up with solutions.

Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Installation Development Plan

MAKERS provided great value to the government recommending coordinated site visits and meetings that provided efficient use of government time and resources. Throughout the task order the products were delivered within contractual performance elements, but MAKERS made the extra effort to organize the execution of the deliverables in a way that maximized government input.