Posts Tagged 'construction project management'

Is your Overhead Costing you Jobs? As you well know, times are tough for many companies in the construction industry these days – especially for smaller contractors with limited resources. Bidding for jobs has become extremely competitive and it’s often difficult to comprehend how the winning contractor is able to complete the... More
Posted by admin on Feb 06, 2012

Look It Up: Construction Books to Add to your Office Seasoned construction professionals like to think there’s little they haven’t seen over the course of a long career. However, the truth is that one of the things that make a career in construction so much fun is that you have the opportunity to learn something new almost every day. There always... More
Posted by admin on Jan 31, 2012

Communication is Key to Good Customer Relations If you’re a homebuilder, your biggest priority right now might be simply finding a buyer rather than worrying about customer relations, but signs seem to indicate that we’re slowing working our way out of the mess the housing market has been in the last several years. Sooner or later the sound... More
Posted by admin on Dec 07, 2011

Resource Strategies: Managing Materials and Vendors Communication Reviewing specifications, the contractor generates a list of supplies, materials, and equipment.  Some contractors begin immediately calling suppliers and vendors.  The experienced contractor will call the design professional and client to ask for a meeting to discuss the... More
Posted by admin on Nov 03, 2010

Effective Time Management- Reduce Wasted Time and Costs Ready, set, plan. The most experienced contractors plan their week by the days, and usually repeat the same drill every week.  In other words, put a daily routine together sets an efficiency standard.  Doing office work and calling on clients on Monday suits some contractors; others may reverse... More
Posted by admin on Nov 02, 2010

Mulderrig Builders LLC is high end remodeling/building company in Southampton, NY that specializes in new custom homes and renovations.  They have been in business for 11 years, and have had to change their business model in order to keep up with the changes in the economy.   With the demand... More
Posted by admin on Nov 02, 2010

Utilizing Key Performance Indicators to Monitor Your Company's Performance Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are the most common benchmarking experience that construction companies and their clients will have encountered. A KPI is the measure of a process that is critical to the success of an organization. Many organizations use KPIs, since there are a number of... More
Posted by admin on Oct 25, 2010

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