project success

Client-centered project & construction management

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a message from our president

Improving lives by enhancing environments. We live our mission every day.

At Cotter, we live our mission every day for each of our clients. We love project management: managing a team of professionals to complete a project to meet the client’s goals and objectives. Our work is challenging at times, but also provides a great sense of accomplishment when the project is successfully completed. Our reputation has been built on highly collaborative relationships with our client organizations and industry colleagues.

— Anne Edwards-Cotter, CCM, President

LEAD Approach

Our recipe for achieving client success


We help clients define the project by listening and establishing goals. Together, we will answer the big questions and form a plan.


We partner on successful projects that are the result of collaboration and strong relationships among the project team.


We guide clients through the continual and complex decision-making involved in the design and construction process.


We ensure that the design meets all program requirements and that the work is completed on time and within budget.

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