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?
You may have recently heard about President Trump imposing tariffs on wood imported from Canada. The story broke in April, … Continue reading Tariff’s, Blacklisting, and Global Warming – Canada’s Self-Inflicted Challenges on their Wood Industry
In most construction projects, General Contractors (GC) use sub-contractors. Sub-contractors perform the majority of the work, but most Owners spend … Continue reading Best Practices for Managing sub-contractors
No matter how big or small, all construction projects follow the same basic phases of work. Spending an appropriate amount … Continue reading What are the phases of work of a typical project?
In Today’s HGTV world where entire room renovations happen “While you were out” and “Restaurant Impossible” re-brands failing eateries in a weekend, … Continue reading Working without a contract? The reasons why Owner’s should never allow it.
The couple stood their in front of their home with their roof exposed and a pile of old roof tiles on the front lawn…Basically, there is no choice but to accept the change order and move on. Continue reading How to avoid change orders on roof replacement.