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Benefits of Construction Management

Professional construction managers provide benefits on every level.

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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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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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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There are immense benefits to retaining a professional construction management for your project. A construction manager’s role is to serve as an objective advocate for the best interests of the owner and his project. Construction managers manage the developing design to see that it remains consistent with the owner’s intent and budget. They provide the managerial and technical expertise essential to retain the best qualified, most appropriate project participants and coordinate the professional team of architects, engineers and contractors. A construction manager brings expertise in bidding, budgeting & cost management and project controls. They coordinate relationships, budgets, schedules and contracts and keep all the players on the same page.

Few owners are aware of the knowledge and skills required to manage a complex project, nor do most people have the time. They are busy with their own lives, families and core businesses. Unless you are a construction professional, it is unlikely you have the depth of experience and technical expertise required to manage a complex project, nor should you accept the risks involved should anything go wrong. Retaining a professional construction manager is a positive investment in your project’s success.