Blog 2018-07-12T10:33:48+00:00

3 Ways to Control Construction Project Costs

No project ever goes exactly as planned — change orders, fluctuating material costs and weather conditions can wreak havoc on a project budget. That’s why it’s important that you produce accurate cost estimates and effectively control the costs that can be managed to the best of your ability. Preliminary Budgets & Cost Estimating It pays to hire a construction manager with expertise in time and cost estimating early on in [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips for Managing Construction Projects During the Rainy Season

Rain season for California has officially started and cooler, rainy days are coming! if California has another wet winter, you know what that means for active construction sites – more storm event monitoring! Are you up for the job? Here are a few tips to help you brush up on what needs to be done for rainy wet conditions. PREPARING YOUR CONSTRUCTION SITE FOR RAIN Property damage from rain can [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Hiring a Dry Utility Consultant Matters

Dry utility coordination is often the pain point of many land development projects.  Add in strict timelines and target energize dates and that pain intensifies quickly. The reason each project’s energization is so difficult is because there are a number of variables which rest in the hands of the utility companies.  Staying within the obligations of your agreements and avoiding costly delays make dry utility related planning and management efforts [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Hire an Outside Construction Manager?

Construction management is the overall planning, coordination, and control of a project from its inception to completion. Construction projects are often infamous for going over budget, over schedule, and in some cases, ending with litigation issues. Outsourcing your construction project management to an experienced team of professionals can help avoid any potential issues.                       Here are five reasons why you should hire a construction manager for [...]

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 ways cloud technology improves productivity in the construction industry

Have you heard of cloud-based construction document management? Cloud computing is changing the way companies do business. Organizations can manage and store information on the cloud rather than on local servers or computers, allowing them to move and exchange data from almost any connected location, including construction job sites.                     There is an enormous amount of information generated in construction projects—specifications, submittals, [...]

By | September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

TAKE ACTION TO OPPOSE AB 1701 (We Can’t Afford to Make Housing More Expensive)

The California State Legislature recently passed AB 1701 with bipartisan support… a new measure that could have devastating and significant financial impacts on the housing industry.                       Assembly Bill 1701 by Assembly-member Tony Thurmond is a severely flawed proposal that would drive up project costs and unfairly punish innocent home-building companies. A major threat to our industry and housing affordability, AB 1701: Rewards Bad Actors - Fails to hold [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments