Before you start planning your next construction project, here’s an infographic about the benefits of modular versus traditional construction that may help you determine which building method is right for you.
Everyone likes to share project success stories. The challenges and hiccups that occur during the project are not so willingly shared. As some road blocks are inevitable, some problems can be avoided by good planning and leadership. ModSpace Construction Services Director, John Costas, highlighted for us the 10 common project management mistakes in construction that every general contractor should avoid.
Not Reading the Contract
This should be done before any project is accepted. It’s important to fully understand what’s expected of your team and your subcontractors contractually. Not reading this through will likely result in missed obligations outlined in the contract.
Improper Safety Training
Safety must be addressed before the project starts, as well as enforced for the duration of the project. Failure to do so greatly increases the risk of injuries. Reminders as you walk through your site, like [Read more…] about 10 Common Project Management Mistakes in Construction
Businesses that reopen quickly after a natural disaster are far more likely to remain open, even thrive, in the short and long run. To get you on the fast path to recovery, here are some tips and resources you may find useful.
Make a Plan
Consider a disaster recovery plan that incorporates an immediate [Read more…] about Tips for Reopening Your Business Quickly After a Natural Disaster
When you need to rent an office trailer, choosing the right provider is just as important as choosing the right building. Here are 5 tips for choosing the right office trailer provider.
On-time Delivery AND Pick-up Guarantee
Many companies promise on-time delivery. Few are willing to put their money where their mouth is. A company that [Read more…] about 5 Tips for Choosing the Right Office Trailer Provider
Subcontractors have become the norm at construction sites. The benefits to construction firms are plenty. But so are the risks. On the surface, a quality sub should make your job easier. Alternately, a sub-quality sub can put your entire operation in jeopardy. As you weigh the pros and cons of using subcontractors on the jobsite, here’s what some construction industry experts are saying as to how you can get the most out of these relationships and mitigate risk at the same time.
The only risk you assume here is time lost to vetting an unqualified sub. Take the time to [Read more…] about 5 Tips for Better Subcontractor Management in Construction
The speed of business, and life, leave no room for wasted time. Watch this short video to see how you can eliminate the headaches of working with multiple vendors for furniture, steps and ramps, portable sanitation and more. It’s an easy way to save valuable time and help your team be productive from day one.