The Ojai Valley School (OVS) is a private college prep day and boarding school in Ojai, California. It offers a curriculum for primary through high school grades. Multiple buildings on the OVS Upper Campus were destroyed in the Thomas Fire, the largest wildfire in California history.
OVS engaged Watchdog to manage ground-up construction replacing the girl’s dormitory, commons building, and science center on the occupied campus. The project scope of work quickly increased to include analysis of the insurance claim resulting from the forest fire. The team was familiar with the project from its oversight and management role, so OVS retained Watchdog as an industry expert to assist with the forest fire insurance claim evaluation.Read the whole story