I don’t really know what this young man’s experience has been, but I know mine, and finding “meaning” in my work has been easy. I love the construction industry and think it is a great place for people to build a career.
Market Watch – How Procurement Can Become a Strategic Partner and Mitigate Supply Chain Disruptions
As we continue our recovery from the impacts of the pandemic, inflation rates across the globe are on the rise.
IBM – Infographics – Choosing the Best Exterior Signage Supplier for Your Business
This infographic shares the various supplier profiles available and assesses the pros and cons of each.
ProcureCon Facilities 2019 – Another Great Conference from WBR.
Hundreds of the top Procurement Professionals in Facilities gathered to share industry best practices.
Best Practices – Why Your Design Build Contracts Are All Wrong!
There are only certain types of suppliers who have the training and legal obligation to look after the Owner’s best interests.
Best Practices – An Open Discussion About an Architect’s Liability. What is a Rip and Tear Clause?
Rip and Tear clauses establish the Architect’s liability to pay for costs that the Owner may incur.
Case Study – A Hotel That Costs too Much!? – Architect Pays Developer For Expensive Design.
The court found that Foster failed to “identify requirements and possible constraints” and “confirm key requirements and constraints”.
Case Study – Nine Billion Dollar Project ABANDONED!
This is not a case anyone would want to emulate. This is a case to be regarded as the perfect storm of what NOT to do in construction.
Case Study – Standard of Care – A Lesson on how to Avoid Conflicts and Ensure Your Architect Meets Your Expectations.
The standard verbiage from the AIA is so vague and open to interpretation that it hurts both parties.
Unauthorized Services – Lessons Learned from Designing a Medical Center
The City of Cebu has no right to accept an Architect’s work product without fair and equitable compensation
Proprietary Specifications – An Illegal Tender for Hospital Equipment.
Proprietary specification are great anytime you want to have an established standard product and do not wish to deviate from that standard.
Centralized Procurement – Was the Tragedy of the Grenfell Tower Avoidable?
At Grenfell, the panels that were used were constructed with polyurethane core panels. These panels are permitted by code in the UK.