Allowing a vendor to add mark-up on top of the costs of his own resources leads to a double dip by the vendor. Continue reading How to solicit a Cost Plus Fee quote.
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 New York Times recently published the article “Thriving in the robot workplace“. The article talks about how automation is … Continue reading Process Automation the wave of the future
Most people know that one of the best ways to qualify a contractor is to request references, but most never … Continue reading 10 questions to ask a Contractor Reference.
In the context of construction, procurement is the process of identifying, soliciting, negotiating, and contracting service providers to perform the work. This means selecting and hiring professionals such as architects, engineers, and construction managers and in some cases contracting laborers such as carpenters, plumbers, steel workers, etc. Continue reading About Procurement
One of the most important factors in the success of a construction project is having a quality Scope of Work. … Continue reading How Owner’s influence Scope