I was even more excited to learn that the session they had in mind for me was called, “Construction Think Tank: Exploring Construction Procurement”. Continue reading A Conference for Construction Procurement – My Special Announcement.
Trump’s order requires federal agencies to procure domestically produced goods and minimize the use of waivers (used to waive domestic procurement laws). Continue reading Buy Local – “Good” / Buy American – “Bad” How the “Trump Affect” Reveals Hypocrisy in the media.
Pemex migrated from an environment where 80% (62 Billion pesos) of it’s spend was awarded under no-bid contracts to one where only 30% of spend was not bid. Continue reading Procurement – A Lesson in How To Make Your Company Profitable.
Working overtime is often the go-to solution for recovering lost time in construction, but working more hours is rarely the answer. Continue reading Overtime Kills – Five Alternatives for Recovering a Late Construction Schedule
Prior to committing to a contract it’s necessary to requisition funds, waiting until after a contract has been signed to know the full cost can be problematic. Continue reading Control Estimates – Six Critical Steps for Reducing Risk in a Cost Plus Contract
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