Entries for 2019

Is construction management an art or a science?

Posted on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 in eNewsletters, Hemmer Way.
In construction paradise… It only rains on Saturday evenings… after dark and is always finished by dawn with a spectacular Sunday sunrise and a beautiful sunny day that dries things out for Monday. Building, zoning and regulatory officials provide same-day review and permits. Banks are always looking for ways to l...

Keys to success… the Subcontractor Team

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2019 in eNewsletters, Hemmer Way.
Have you ever watched a sporting event where one team seemed like they could not do anything right?  Unfortunately, construction projects can experience the same dysfunction, but a good team of subcontractors will make all the difference in a winning project. A great construction manager is like a great quarterback or a great point guard.&nbs...

Construction Contract Primer

Posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in eNewsletters, Hemmer Way.
All construction projects incur risk and require leaps of faith between both the owner and the contractor.  One of the primary purposes of the construction contract is to balance the risk associated with what can be a complicated and risk-laden endeavor.  In the design-build process, there are primarily three contract types. 1. &n...

Hemmer CFO Recognized by NKU

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in Press Archives, Press Releases.
Congratulations to Barry Kienzle, CFO of Paul Hemmer Company, on his recent recognition from Northern Kentucky University as the recipient of its Distinguished Service Award.  This is not Barry’s first recognition from NKU.  In 2008, he was the recipient of the Outstanding Alumnus Award, and in 2018, he was also recognized as the Bu...

Design Professionals Play Critical Role in the Design-Build Process

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 in eNewsletters, Hemmer Way.
One of the more 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 third party design professionals...