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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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Construction Risk Management or What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Construction Risk Management or What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

If you’re a professional builder, you don’t need this article. Or at least you think you don’t. But if you’re an owner, or wondering about this particular aspect of how to be a construction project manager, [...]

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How Building Information Technology is Changing the World of Construction
How Building Information Technology is Changing the World of Construction

Today’s discerning clients want cutting-edge, 21st century buildings and homes. If design and construction professionals aim to satisfy their clients’ needs and wishes, they have to expand the boundaries of what can be built and how [...]

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6 Classic Mistakes in Project Management
6 Classic Mistakes in Project Management

The home is much more than a primary investment—it’s also a reflection of who we are and what we treasure in life. Most of us spend more money on our homes than on anything else. Whether [...]

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Top 10 Benefits of Professional Construction Management
Top 10 Benefits of Professional Construction Management

Thе bеnеfitѕ of professional соnѕtruсtiоn mаnаgеment include highly skilled рrосеѕѕes that fасilitаtе рlаnning, сооrdinаtiоn аnd соntrоl оf а рrоjесt frоm inсерtiоn tо соmрlеtiоn. A professional construction manager will bаlаnсе thе соmреting nееdѕ оf соѕt, ѕсоре аnd [...]

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Proper Payment and Invoicing Procedures in Construction Management
Proper Payment and Invoicing Procedures in Construction Management

Рrореr payment and іnvоісіng  procedures аrе сrіtісаl аѕресtѕ оf еffесtіvе соnѕtruсtіоn mаnаgеmеnt. Whеthеr yоur рrоjесt іѕ а оnе-tіmе ѕеrvісе-саll оr а multі-yеаr соnѕtruсtіоn рrоjесt, іt іѕ іmреrаtіvе thаt yоu оnly раy іnvоісеѕ thаt аrе ассurаtе, соmрlеtе [...]

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What is Construction Management?

Construction management is a highly professional system designed to facilitate planning, coordination and control of a project from inception to completion. Qualified construction managers use specialized project management techniques to manage a project’s schedule, costs and quality. They provide managerial expertise, control budgets, initiate cost savings ideas, mitigate risk and ensure the flow of communication. Their role is to represent the best interests of the owner and the project by ensuring the project progresses smoothly and achieves the owner’s programmatic and budgetary objectives.

Professional construction managers provide services that differ from general contractors as they typically do not perform construction themselves but oversee all aspects of the entire project. An effective construction manager has strong leadership skills and depth of experience in a wide spectrum of construction methods and technologies. Their bigger view of the project as a whole is essential in order to manage and coordinate the many project team members, each of whom is focused on their own particular contractual role. For large or complex projects, construction managers are considered fundamental for project success.