Independence Day

This Independence Day, we are taking a step back to cherish our life and the country we live in, while appreciating the sacrifices people made to give us independence today. “Where liberty dwells, there is my country.” BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

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Key to a Successful Project: Talk about Budget!

When it comes to executing successful construction projects, we’ve learned a thing or two over the past 70 years. The most successful construction projects all have one thing in common: excellent communication. A 2016 report by consulting giant McKinsey found that “large projects take at least 20% longer to finish and are up to 80%…

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Fallacy of Competitive Budgeting

Even when clients are building a high end estate home destined to be featured in Architectural Digest, they care about costs. It’s simple – no one wants to be taken advantage of. But asking for competitive bids at the preliminary design phase is not the best way to ensure a cost effective selection process. Using…

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