Best Practices & Strategies
Construction best practices ensure successful project delivery.
How to Find the Right Construction Management Firm in Los Angeles
Are you trying to find a construction manager (CM) in Los Angeles? Your choices may seem abundant, but which of these companies is best equipped for tackling your project in a city where new developments are [...] read more
Challenges That Landscape Architects Face in California
In a state where water is scarce, wildfires are routine, and hills comprise a large portion of the terrain, challenges in being a landscape architect are countless. And yet, despite the hurdles, California’s landscape architects still [...] read more
Challenges Faced By New Home Builders in Los Angeles
Having a new custom home in Los Angeles is the dream of many. Yet, building in the City of Angels can be a complicated — and exciting — journey. In this article, we’ll examine all the [...] read more
Top 10 Benefits of Professional Construction Management
Thе bеnеfitѕ of professional соnѕtruсtiоn mаnаgеment include highly skilled рrосеѕѕes that facilitate рlаnning, сооrdinаtiоn аnd соntrоl of a project frоm inсерtiоn tо соmрlеtiоn. A professional construction manager will balance the competing needs оf соѕt, ѕсоре аnd [...] read more
Identifying Risks and Exposures on Construction Projects
Construction can be precarious. Budget-busting design omissions, unforeseen conditions and everything in between can affect a project’s bottom line; for this reason, construction project risk management is one of the most vital functions of cost estimation. Risk [...] read more
How Project Management Firms Streamline the Construction Process
For any person undertaking a construction project, there are benefits to hiring a project manager. That’s because these seasoned construction professionals can streamline construction by:• Creating an effective strategic plan and ensuring buildability• Obtaining permits and [...] read more
Construction best practices and strategies are based on a combination of project management methodologies and industry standards that have been proven to contribute significantly to a project’s success. Successful construction managers are experienced and versatile administrators of best practices and strategies. Because most owners are not aware of the knowledge and skill required to build, best practices include retaining a construction management professional to manage the project.
Effective overall project management methodology must start with defining the scope and objectives of the project, retaining the right project team to articulate those goals, and strategizing the project management processes that will be used to execute and control the project. At every phase, your construction manager’ role is to keep those goals in sight as he manages schedule, costs and quality. It requires skill born of experience to implement the technical practices to keep the project on track. It takes strong, strategic leadership to anticipate and address project challenges. Professional construction managers are schooled in managing complex projects and are essential to keep large projects on time, on budget and at an acceptable risk.