QUALIFICATIONS — BASED VS. LOW-BID CONTRACTOR SELECTION 2

QUALIFICATIONS-BASED VS. LOW-BID CONTRACTOR SELECTION In an era where competition is fiercer than ever, sub-contractors are hard to rely on, good construction superintendents are hard to find, and general contractors struggle to make ends meet, owners should look for GC’s with a strong track-record and solid work-ethic rather than the cheapest bid when awarding their…

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ATTRACTING AND RETAINING A WORLD-CLASS TEAM

WORLD-CLASS TEAM The Key to Attracting and Retaining a World-Class Team Have you ever worked with a General Contractor that seems to have a revolving door of Superintendents? Have you experienced a project that had not one, but two or three Sups cycle through before the job was done? At Wyatt Management, we’ve worked hard…

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THIRD-PARTY INSPECTIONS HEATING UP IN TEXAS

building codes

THIRD-PARTY INSPECTIONS HEATING UP IN TEXAS The City of San Antonio’s amended Special Inspection Requirements, per International Building Code (IBC) Section 1704, may soon spread to other cities throughout Texas later this year. According to Michael Constantino, Development Services Manager for the City, while San Antonio has been following Code 1704 since it was first…

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WHY IT DOESN’T PAY TO EXTEND A SCHEDULE

construction schedules

Why It Doesn’t Pay to Extend a Schedule Why It Doesn’t Pay to Extend a Schedule Construction project schedules are extended for many reasons, one of which is to avoid turn-ing over an incomplete store to operations. While this sounds like a reasonable idea, the result would surprise you. Research suggests that time extensions have…

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THE KEY TO REDUCING CHANGE ORDERS

Change Orders

The Key to Reducing Change Orders Keys to Reducing Change Orders and Schedule Delays Change orders and schedule delays not only cost money, but can impact store openings and associated revenues. However, most can be avoided as a result of careful pre-planning, teamwork, and communication between the client and General Contractor (GC). Ten common mistakes…

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