Monday November 22, 2010
I didn’t think I would ever see the day we would build an entire house in a day. That day came on November 9, 2010 when we successfully set the first privately owned modular home in Chicago. In collaboration with Square Root Architecture and Design and through months of planning the day finally arrived. It was a beautiful sunny morning, almost non-existent winds, a slight chill in the air, and a lot of anticipation.
Wednesday June 16, 2010
Like many industries, the construction market has taken a beating in the past two years. Construction spending is down (read more here) and there are a lot of service providers chasing fewer projects. If you are interested in more construction economic data, click here.
Friday May 14, 2010
INTEGRATED PROJECT DELIVERY EXPLAINED : Fundamental construction delivery methodology has changed little in the last century. The last major change in delivery methodology was the advent of Construction Management, however most Construction Management has morphed into a variation of the lump sum delivery methodology.
Wednesday May 12, 2010
Green is taking over! Eco-friendly or sustainable products and structures are becoming commonplace in the U.S. Green buildings are strategically designed to efficiently use natural resources to reduce negative impacts on the environment and human health. While these buildings have generally been thought to only help the planet, recent studies reveal that green buildings also give a large boost to the economy and productivity.
Wednesday May 5, 2010
Tenant Representation: Retain the Construction Partner Early to Get the Deal Done