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Value engineering is more than lowering cost

Posted on Thursday, February 13, 2020 in eNewsletters, Hemmer Way.
The term “value engineering” is often used synonymously with “cost cutting”.  While that is partially true, the actual goal of value engineering is to lower long-term cost AND maintain function.  A successful value engineering effort will analyze the building features, systems, equipment, and materials while provid...

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...
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