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Hemmer Sr. Project Managers earn ABC Ohio Valley Construction MBA

Two of Hemmer Construction Company’s Sr. Project Managers recently completed the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Ohio Valley Construction MBA program. Throughout this course, the students learned invaluable personal development skills to elevate their careers as leaders in the construction industry. “Thanks to the ABC Construction MBA program, I’ve leveled up big time as a […]

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Hemmer’s Project Manager passes Tennessee Commercial Contractor (BC-B) exam, strengthening presence in state.

Seth Martin, Project Manager at Paul Hemmer Company recently took his Tennessee Commercial Contractor (BC-B) exam. In the state of Tennessee, a contractor’s license is required before bidding or offering a price, for projects $25,000 and up (includes materials and labor), as a General Contractor. The designation now allows Seth to act as a Qualifying

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Women in Construction Week 2024

Celebrating Women in Construction: Paul Hemmer Company’s Tribute Paul Hemmer Company celebrated Women in Construction week March 3-9, 2024. As the construction industry continues to evolve, it’s essential to recognize the contributions of women who play a pivotal role in shaping its future. At Hemmer Construction Company, we’re proud to celebrate Women in Construction Week

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Construction Contract Primer

All construction projects incur risks and require leaps of faith between both parties. One of the primary purposes of construction is to balance the risk associated with what can be a complicated risk-laden endeavor. In the design-build process there are three types of contracts. Lump Sum(fixed price) Cost Plus Guaranteed Maximum Price(GMP) The primary difference

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Contract Comparison

Design Professionals play a critical role in the Design-Build Process One of the most common misconceptions about the design-build process is that the contractor actually has architects and engineers on staff that create the design documents. Although some design-build contractors do complete working drawings with their staff, Paul Hemmer Company believes that the objectivity of

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Design-Bid-Build vs. Fast Track

Why Fast Track? Fast Track construction is a process where construction begins before design is complete. Naturally, thisrequires a close working relationship between the owner and construction manager, but the benefits ofearly occupancy can be substantial. Advantages As the name implies, the Fast Track process produces earlier occupancy than the traditional design-bid-build process. In a

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Design-Build Construction

What is design-build construction? In its simplest form, design-build construction means that the design professionals are contracted directly by the construction manager as opposed to the owner. This varies from the traditional method (design-bid-build) where owners hire an architectural firm to oversee the design and then contracts separately for the construction. The traditional approach requires

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