Atlanta, GA – January 11, 2011 – zumBrunnen, Inc., an independent building consulting firm, is exhibiting at the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS) Conference for Heads and Trustees being held January 12-14, 2011 in Southern Pines, NC.
The mission of NCAIS is to support and strengthen independent schools in North Carolina. NCAIS was incorporated in 1970 as a voluntary, nonprofit organization of independent elementary and secondary schools located throughout North Carolina. NCAIS is an association of 83 independent schools, with over 3,500 teachers serving approximately 35,000 students. For more information, please visit www.ncais.org.
zumBrunnen specializes in providing educational clients with comprehensive facility assessments and capital replacement reserve budget studies, trademarked as Campus Wide FacilityForecast® Studies, as well as a broad range of independent building consulting services. zumBrunnen helps schools analyze facilities and develop long-term (20+ year) strategic capital plans to ensure adequate funding from boards, supporters and foundations to achieve long-range objectives. zumBrunnen helps key administrators make critical decisions to either repair, renovate, reposition or replace a building, or possibly an entire campus. The firm also provides consulting services for new construction to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget and to the highest quality standards.
zumBrunnen, Inc. was founded in 1989. The Atlanta-based firm specializes in construction consulting, facility assessments, property condition assessments and long-range capital reserve planning services for a diverse list of national clients. The firm is also recognized for their proprietary FacilityForecast® Software System, a unique facilities condition assessment and budgeting tool designed to forecast and manage long-term capital replacement expenses and to provide custom reserve funding plans designed to their client’s business model.
The firm has completed notable projects in a variety of market sectors including education, senior living, institutional, healthcare, multi-family, mixed use, retail, office, warehouse, industrial, hospitality and public assembly. In addition to membership in NCAIS and the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), the firm is involved in various other professional associations such as the Association of Professional Reserve Analysts (APRA), American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) and various state chapters, American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA), Community Associations Institute (CAI), Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Life Services Network (LSN) and the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC).