Throughout my procurement career, I have found many parallels between the process of architecture and the process of procurement. Continue reading A Tale of Two Professions – How Architecture and Procurement Align.
How one Cost Plus arrangement can be converted from variable rates into a Guarantee Maximum Price. Continue reading Five Simple Steps for Converting Cost Plus Rates into a Guaranteed Maximum Price.
In a recent article about pricing models, I gave a brief overview on a pricing model known as Guaranteed Maximum … Continue reading To GMP or not to GMP that is the question?
In last week’s article, I asserted that Architects are uniquely qualified to coordinate the various building systems of a project. … Continue reading Should you hire an engineer directly or through an architect
Architects and engineers are essential members of nearly every construction project. There are very few projects where you wont need … Continue reading Architect’s versus Engineer’s: Who leads the project?
Over the last few years, I have noticed an increase in the number of construction contracts using “open book” provisions. … Continue reading Best Practices: Open Book Bidding
As part of this multi-part series on the most common construction permits, this entry addresses the 6 considerations of work permits. Click … Continue reading When do You Need a Permit? (Part 4) Work Permits