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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?

The following article originally appeared in the October newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.Recently, Larry Brookshire, the former owner...
The following article originally appeared in the September newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.Recently, I was in a conversation about...
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