A lien is a legal document that imparts ownership onto a third party until a specific debt is paid.
In other words, they made payments to the contractor without knowing what these payments were for.
The project provided the revitalization it was meant to, but the path it took was fraught with frustration.
These list are unwritten and never published, but this practice is alive and well in construction circles everywhere.
Johnston is so focused on procurement that he has completely overlooked the rest of the findings.
You can download a PDF version of my ProcureCon presentation here.
This infographic shares the various supplier profiles available and assesses the pros and cons of each.
Hundreds of the top Procurement Professionals in Facilities gathered to share industry best practices.
Design for Manufacturing and Assembly is a delivery model that could, "change the industry...to build better quality housing on time and at speed."
Failing to perform any of these duties...could elevate your risks, delay your project, and increase your costs.
The very best companies...are the ones with a focus on innovation.
Hackitt's comments on procurement are one of many recommendations which are part of an integrated systemic changes.