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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?

We have followed the issues at Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco since structural cracks were discovered and the newly opened 1.2 million square foot facility was closed...
Chuck Gremillion, the Executive Director of the Construction Career Collaborative, writes about the newly formed metrics committee which has been convened to identify and collect...
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New research from New American Economy shows that immigrants are responsible for more than 26 percent of the Houston metro area’s GDP. The report, which analyzes Census data from...
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The winter issue of Chamberlin’s newsletter is out.  Along with updates on work in progress and industry accolades, this issue includes a couple of stories you’ll want to...
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I recently sat down with Bobby Williams, CEO of United Tool and Fastener (UTF), to better understand the operations, business philosophy, and overall values for the company that...