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What is Construction Management?
What is Construction Management?

Professional construction project management is a super fine-tuned system designed to facilitate planning, coordination and control of a project from the early stages all the way to completion. Qualified construction managers use specialized project management techniques [...]

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What is procurement in construction management?
What is procurement in construction management?

Simply put, the procurement process is how we go about acquiring the goods and services we need. When we’re shopping for arugula or a pair of jeans, procurement is pretty straightforward. But when we’re looking to [...]

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What is Contract Management in Construction Projects?
What is Contract Management in Construction Projects?

Many people assume that managers of all levels are well-versed in effective contract management techniques. But contract management can actually be a career--there’s even an International Association for Contract & Commercial Management, the IACCM.How would you [...]

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Skill set: How to be a Construction Project Manager
Skill set: How to be a Construction Project Manager

Who knew? According to an article in US News & World Report’s “careers” section, Construction Manager (a.k.a CM, construction project manager or CPM, just for confusion’s sake) ranks #1 on the Best Construction Jobs list. “Working [...]

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What is a Construction Management Plan?
What is a Construction Management Plan?

Any complex building project integrates a vast number of elements; the construction management plan, or CMP, is one of them. You might think of it as a travel plan that charts your path from point A [...]

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Which Management Strategies Add Value to Construction Projects?
Which Management Strategies Add Value to Construction Projects?

In general, value measures benefits gained from goods or services relative to cost. For most of us, good value means getting (at least) our money’s worth. So what does it mean here?In the construction field, solid [...]

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When do you Need a Construction Manager?

Although all projects could benefit from professional construction management there are certain parameters that make a CM essential:
We have rarely seen a project where costs, schedule and risk could not be better controlled with professional construction management practices. Generally speaking, for large or complex projects, construction managers are considered fundamental for project success.