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Saipan Comfort Homes


The project consisted of forty (40) 2-BR apartment units of approximately 1,000 SF each. Site work included earthwork, site utilities, paved parking, sidewalks and stairs, utilities including off-site, water storage tanks, and other site improvements. Building work included precast concrete walls and elevated slabs, roof membrane, metal fabrications, thermal and sound insulation, non-structural metal framing, carpentry, gypsum board walls and ceilings, ceramic tile, aluminum windows, glazing, wood and fiberglass doors and frames, door hardware, cabinetry and fixtures, signage, equipment, painting, typhoon shutters, fire detection system, electrical, ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing, fire protection, generator, landscaping and complete and ready for use.


Were there any significant problems experienced on this project? If so, explain and provide solution.

Saipan Island in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is going through a tremendous construction surge and craft manpower shortages are the norm. Black Micro broke the major trades down into numerous -sub-trades and hired several small subcontractors, who had snall work forces, to perform specific sub-trades to complete the work.

Contract No.:



Project Manager:

Willie G. Diwa


Project Superintendent:

Sonny M. Baluyut


QC Manager:

Michael Macam


Original Contract Amount:



Final Contract Amount:



Original Contract Completion:

March 31, 2017


Final Contract Completion:

March 31, 2017


Actual Date Contract Accepted:

March 16, 2016


Start Date:

April 01, 2016


Liquidated damages assessed:



Owner/Customer Point of Contact:

Swansboro Construction, LLC

  1. Dan Murrel


Owner/Customer phone/fax Nos:

Phone No. 671.687.2017


Percentage of work performed:



Was Offeror Prime Contractor or Subcontractor?

Prime Contractor


Customer Evaluation: