The Pros and Cons of Combining Multiple Small Projects into one CM/GC, a recommendation for a rising construction market with high escalation.
Cost estimating consultants look at a lot of potential tools for helping to keep costs down on building projects, and another possible strategy is the use of prefabricated construction techniques.
Richard Vermeulen, co-CEO, and leading Construction Economist at Vermeulens, commercial construction cost estimators outlines the economic issues that affect construction escalation for California.
The Sustainable benefit of Urban agriculture and Micro-Farming is trendy in locations where cities are losing population and land is being converted back to gardens and green space.
Urban Sprawl is The Only Realistic Way to Create Affordable Cities. There is simply no way that population growth can be accommodated within existing urban areas, even at extravagantly high densities. Therefore “sprawl” is not just “realistic”, it is inevitable.
In the “Beyond Estimation Market Outlook – Third Quarter 2016,” several interesting findings highlight why the construction industry is continuing to grow in profits despite flat dollar volume.