Tag: Design-build

The Design Part of Design Build [Video]

ACI has always strived to be at the forefront of innovation in the construction industry. This includes new ways of organizing projects. Today, we are sitting down with George Ray, President and...

What Are the Differences Between Industrial, Medical, and Institutional Construction? [Video]

Different industries have different requirements of the buildings they use. A hospital will probably have different needs than a factory or a school. To understand where these needs come into...

What does COVID-19 Mean for your Construction Project [Video]

The current Coronavirus crisis has left many businesses in a lurch. Some have had to shut down completely, others have been allowed to resume business operations under certain safety procedures....

Expansion: Where to begin?

  Expansion becomes a necessity when the daily business operations are too crowded and inhibited by the space in which the business occupies. Over time, your business may have increased needs,...

Expansion Planning Checklist Part 5: How to Manage and Stay in Business During Expansion

  Simply running a small business is a hefty task. Moreso, running it well and in a profitable manner is a huge feat. Adding in anything extra may seem like an overwhelming task, especially...

Expansion Planning Checklist Part  4: Selecting Your Project Team

  When beginning a new construction project, you will find that many people are required to get the job done. Choosing your building team for an upcoming project is a big deal, and it’s one of the...

Expansion Planning Checklist Part 2: Bidding Process vs. Design-Build

  At the beginning of any new construction project, there is much to consider with regard to who is going to take on the project. Traditional design-bid and Design-Build are the two leading...

Reduce the Anxiety of the Bid Process with Sourcewell

Whether you have worked with the National Joint Powers Alliance (NPJA) or are brand new to the community, you have probably noticed that it has undergone some major changes over the last year. ...

Benefits of Contracts

  When entering any kind of project, many details, steps and parties are involved. From compensation specifics, materials needed, timeline and much more, having as much detail and information...

5 Things to Have Prepared for Your Initial Design Build Meeting

When embarking on a new building project, selecting a design-build firm is the first, most pivotal step toward building a trusting partnership for design and construction. Once you choose your...

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