A Tale of Two Projects: Two nearly identical projects with two different delivery methods demonstrate the benefits of using a collaborative delivery method The Crossland Heavy Contractors team had the rare opportunity to compare the effects of two different delivery...
Kevin D. Waddell, PE, Assoc. DBIA, Manager of Estimating & Preconstruction - Water, Burns & McDonnell
In the weeks leading up to a partnering session, you are almost guaranteed to hear the usual quips: “It’s a joke. At least we get lunch. Can’t wait for the big group hug and then back to business as usual. We sing ‘Kumbaya,’ eat lunch, and nothing changes.”
With the overarching goal to design and construct a high-quality project within budget and on time, the construction manager at-risk (CMAR) delivery method is becoming a popular option for many owners when evaluating the various collaborative delivery processes.
The Water Collaborative Delivery Association welcomed its newest member in August. Hazen and Sawyer develops practical solutions to water quantity and quality challenges around the globe and will be a true asset to the WCDA’s mission.
The pandemic may be over, but we have yet to recover. Across the US, there is a shortage of skilled labor. As a result, industries are struggling to find ways to do more with less, without sacrificing quality, safety, or performance.
Scott Phillips has been involved in water/wastewater, utility infrastructure, and industrial construction for over 25 years. He leads the business development activities for Garney Construction in the Central US where he helps educate and assist owners in the use and...
Hazen and Sawyer develops practical solutions to water quantity and quality challenges around the globe. Since our founding, we’ve maintained a singular focus on all things water—working with communities to identify new sources, structure effective treatment, and...
In real estate, the mantra “location, location, location” means choosing the wrong site for a development could cost you dearly later. In construction, the same can be said for document control.
It is well known that the economic conditions of the last few years presented enormous global challenges across multiple industries. Supply chains have been strained to their breaking point and costs of goods climbed to their highest levels.
Joint ventures (JVs) are strategic business agreements between two or more firms to create a new entity for a specific pursuit. In a fully integrated JV, the companies involved share all risks, profits, losses, assets, and liabilities.