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Professional and design services

IPF Planning Design and Construction is primarily a self-supporting department responsible for all construction on campus.

  • IPF Professional Services rate is 5 percent of the total project budget to cover the costs of project management. This charge will be called “IPF Professional Services” on customer statements.
  • For projects under $1 million, IPF will be charging 7 percent of the total project budget to cover the costs of design services rendered. This charge will be called “Design Consult” on customer statements.
  • For projects over $1 million, IPF Professional Services rate is 3.75 percent of the total project budget. IPF also hires architectural design and engineering services which will charge actual costs to the project. The charge for design services will appear under the name of the consultant on the customer statements.

For further information on these services, see their definitions.

MSU's Office of Financial Analysis and Reporting has reviewed and recommended a rate structure for our services, and this will be re-evaluated on an annual basis.