Project Delivery Approach

Recently a potential client asked me to provide a quote for a gym he wanted to build.  He had hired an architect to provide a schematic drawing and code analysis and he had several conceptual drawings from the franchise he was considering buying into.  Additionally, I reviewed the site and identified some issues that I […]

Aligning Coursework, Personal Interests, and Economic Forecasts.

When I enrolled in the Construction Management program at my local university in the late 80’s there were not many construction management programs offered in the country, let alone locally. Today there more than 150 schools that offer degrees in Construction Management and the number is growing. Bachelor degrees are the most prominent offerings, although […]

Top 50 Forums and Blogs About Green Construction

With the environment and climate change taking center stage in many headlines, the construction industry has been impacted like never before. With every building from residential homes to towering skyscrapers at stake, building greener not only makes sense, it can make money. Because green materials are made of renewable and sustainable products, they can cost […]

Top 50 Green Construction Blogs

For years now, all things green have been in the spotlight in regards to everything from politics to food. The construction industry is no exception with new homes, buildings, skyscrapers, and even renovations all being done with the most sustainable designs and lowest impact in mind. In the same spirit of innovation, there are loads […]