What Makes for a Great Owner/Contractor Relationship?

Posted on Friday, August 3, 2018 in eNewsletters, Hemmer Way.

A good relationship between an owner and contractor is vital to the success of any project.  So what are the attributes of a great owner/contractor relationship?  We have listed a few for your consideration: 

1. My contractor understands my vision and goals and proactively makes suggestions to help me achieve them.

Always

Sometimes

Never

2. I trust my construction partner to work openly and transparently. I never feel the need to look over their shoulder.

Always

Sometimes

Never

3. I am always up to speed on progress and know what the next steps are going to be. I rarely have to seek out information.

Always

Sometimes

Never

4. My contractor is committed to looking out for my best interest—not just their bottom line.

Always

Sometimes

Never

5. I look forward to my conversations with my construction team.

Always

Sometimes

Never

6. Challenges occur on every project, but I am confident that my construction team will handle them and present solutions with my best interest at heart.

Always

Sometimes

Never

7. There is a synergy in my relationship with my construction team that enables us to make better decisions together than separately.

Always

Sometimes

Never

8. My contractor is respectful, listens to my needs, and is flexible in adapting to them.

Always

Sometimes

Never

9. My contractor is passionate about my business and in helping me succeed.

Always

Sometimes

Never

10. I trust my contractor as a valuable member of my team in the same way that I trust my attorney and accountant.

Always

Sometimes

Never

 

What our Clients Say

"Mazak Corporation has partnered with Paul Hemmer Company for over 30 years on design and build construction projects at our North American headquarters based in Florence, Kentucky and across the U.S. This longstanding relationship is a result of Hemmer’s ability to know our business and provi..."
-- Brian Papke, President, Mazak Corporation
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