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?
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 a recent posting on the AIA’s project delivery forum, an architect in Nebraska wanted help understanding how to solicit … Continue reading How do I put together an RFP for construction manager at risk?
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
Whether you are hiring an architect or a general contractor, in order to ensure you receive good comparable quotes, there are certain … Continue reading What you need to solicit a quote
Contractors like any other business are entitled to make profit. Unfortunately, there are instances where contractors “double dip” (charges profit on top of profit) or deliberately hide profit. Continue reading Where do contractors hide profit?