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Sustainable Value

Premier contractors operate on principles that produce sustainable value, consistent quality and high return on investment.  Many lesser-quality contractors skirt the law, limit compensation and eliminate benefits, safety and training programs in order to hit the low cost bid.  How do construction leaders communicate their superior value so owners and developers can avoid the risks and hidden costs associated with second-rate contractors?

Often low price wins the job, but does it deliver best value and return on investment?

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March 13, 2017
Hi there. The Chamberlin Man here.Value engineering is the buzz in the construction biz. The game is to be smarter, faster, safer and offer a better product. Do more than one at...
March 03, 2017
The Houston Chronicle published an article recently about our undocumented workforce, primarily in the construction industry, and it deserves an immediate response.The author...
March 02, 2017
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March 01, 2017
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February 17, 2017
The following article originally appeared in the February 2017 newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, now a part of FMI Corporation.  Reprinted with permission.Milestone...
February 14, 2017
Hi there. The Chamberlin Man here.Well, here we are. We’ve made another full lap around the sun. Welcome to 2017! It’s hard for an old guy like me from another generation to...
February 01, 2017
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January 30, 2017
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