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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?

As most readers of this blog are aware, the ultimate vision for C3 is the creation of a sustainable and credentialed craft workforce for the commercial construction industry. In...
December 17, 2015
The following article originally appeared in the November newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.Recently, I participated in a panel...
November 27, 2015
How many times have you heard or used the phrases, “We are too high” or “We can’t get low,” as an excuse for losing a bid or a presentation? I have heard it (and used it a time or...
November 18, 2015
Editor’s note: The following remarks were presented by Pat Kiley at the SER-Jobs for Progress 50th Anniversary “Building Our Workforce” Gala on Oct 16, 2015.In his current New...
November 13, 2015
Craft shortages continue to be a boon for experienced workers who are commanding top pay for their high-demand skills.  On the other hand, rising wages in a shortage...
November 04, 2015
Hi there. The Chamberlin Man here.There are many things for an owner to consider and calculate when redeveloping a real estate asset.  Should it be torn down for something...
November 03, 2015
The following article originally appeared in the October newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.Now it’s Volkswagen; they have been...
October 23, 2015
As part of our mission to promote a sustainable workforce, Construction Citizen is proud to highlight incredible community service organizations all over Southeast Texas....
October 15, 2015
Hi there.  The Chamberlin Man here.Chamberlin is proud to have recently been part of the construction team on the Parkland Hospital project in Dallas, Texas – the largest...
October 13, 2015