Construction Management

The Hidden Value of Delegation

Our lives are stitched together by hundreds of small decisions a day. We decide on diaper brands, the best place to get moving boxes, and the best use of a budget. Yet—as the day wears on—we may begin to struggle with even simple decisions. This is not unusual. Psychologists have observed that after shopping—a process …

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What Every Construction Superintendent Should Do to Start the Day

Most people in the construction industry can agree that the superintendent is held accountable for the completion of the project from start to finish. From taking part in the bidding process to overseeing all the work is done with plans, specifications, and local codes, it’s clear that superintendents have plenty of work and daily reporting …

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Top Construction Apps for 2018

It’s become more apparent that mobile and desktop applications have expanded beyond the everyday consumer and have made its way into professional industries. For the construction industry, many apps have focused largely on improving workplace safety, increasing project productivity, enhancing customer relationships and communication, and creating ways to optimize financial spending. While there may be …

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5 Tips for Managing Your Subcontractors

Most of the major construction projects involve subcontractors. They are there to save the main contractor’s time, risk and energy. Even though they are critical components in ensuring project’s success, some contractors are inattentive when managing their subcontractors. Simply appointing them and leaving them to get the job done is not the best course of …

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