Construction management for custom estates and residential development
What is Estimating in Construction Project Management?
In construction, estimation is the process of forecasting the costs of building a structure. The estimating process may span several phases of a project, mirroring concept, schematic design, design development, and final construction documents. Estimation is [...] read more
The 5 Most Important Construction Project Contract Clauses
When you are working with a general contractor, it is important to set the terms of your working relationship as soon as possible. Usually this is done by entering into a construction contract of some type. [...] read more
An Expert Talks about Construction Project Management
Construction projects: sound advice for clientsIn your eyes, Ali, how can a client get the most value from working with a construction manager?When there’s a working relationship based on mutual trust and understanding, the client can [...] read more
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 [...] read more
What goes into a feasibility study for a construction project?
Just like with any project management plan, the construction project process consists of a series of predetermined phases that begin with project initiation and end with closure: completion and delivery. Often, the first concrete steps of [...] read more
Got what it takes to be a successful Construction Project Manager?
Pick a quality that defines a successful construction project manager.A successful construction project manager needs to be a people person. That’s number one in my mind. At the same time, I’m a by-the-book kind of guy [...] read more
Development for high-value homes and estates and multi-family residential projects requires deep experience and leadership at the highest levels. Skillful negotiation is essential to shepherd large projects through the planning & approvals process in order to anticipate and resolve potential problems that can delay or derail the project. Strong leadership is required to manage the large teams of professionals and ensure collaboration and communication. A qualified construction manager provides expertise in a myriad of areas including construction, contracts, risk management, finance, scheduling and budgeting strategies and construction methods and technologies. In residential development, construction managers are particularly valuable as they serve as the owners’ representative and project liaison. Their role is to manage the project on the owner’s behalf to reduce risk and overall project costs and deliver value without sacrifice to the original program and vision.