Summarizing the newest study by JD Power (U.S. Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Home Charging Study), Forbes published this excellent outline.
We preach that pre construction services are critical to any construction project and go well beyond just estimating what a project could cost. They include a lot of things, from understanding initial customer requirements to plans, schedules, studies, permitting, land acquisition, value engineering, and more. Let’s take a look at several different component of pre […]
Any successful commercial or residential construction project requires a road map, and a schedule with a detailed plan to track expenses and budgets. For construction projects a detailed pre-construction plan led by a pre-construction manager is the best way to provide owners or facilities managers with a standardized methodology that includes preliminary costing, planning and engineering […]
With the pandemic going on, construction firms and competitors we are talking to are often wondering about the strength of their pipeline. When this problem has been solved (we have very successful competitors, creating a healthy business activity), another question comes quickly in mind: will the project remain on budget despite social distancing, covid related protocols, […]
Considering the scope and length of any preconstruction process on a project, the need for a systemic system to manage this preconstruction process is evident.
A Blueprint for Green Buildings Struggles to Catch On Article from WSJ.com 12/25/2020. Excellent article describing the current state of the industry. The American Institute of Architects has for years challenged its members to design buildings to combat climate change, setting a goal to hit “net zero” edifices by 2030. The architects have a ways […]
Best practices to help commercial property owners or facilities managers, contractors, designers or architects .
We keep repeating ourselves year after year, but remember, building owners, that you should keep an eye on the following components of your building: Windows Windows include multiple parts working together: frame, stool, sash, sill, pane, seal, cross member, track and apron. Various window types include: slider, double hung, picture, garden, casement, bay, skylight, and […]
Commercial remodels or build-outs are typically fast paced projects, as occupying the space is linked with Owners’ ability to create revenue. The sooner you can move in, the sooner you can start generating revenue. A commercial remodeling project is when an existing tenant remodels their space while a “build-out” occurs when a business owner is […]
We often get this question when talking to commercial property managers or even residential homeowners. See below a good Q&A we found that will help you answer some of your questions.