Construction


construction procurement alternative

Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Job Order Contracting

A construction procurement alternative.

construction management

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Do You Deliver?

Delivering a finished building is a difficult, complicated process. From innovative financing to construction management partnerships, colleges and universities have tools to make project delivery a little easier.

school construction project

Facilities (Learning Spaces)

Nailed It This Summer

Now that projects are finished and occupied, it is time to review the lessons learned and the process by which capital projects are planned, budgeted, funded and delivered.

Cost Containment

Strategies for Cost Containment

Purchasing experts teach us the difference between cost containment, purchasing, procurement and strategic sourcing — and offer strategies for containing costs.



Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Problem (not) Solved

Construction Delays

Battling School Construction Delays

What can administrators do to avoid construction delays that can hamper or even delay the start of the school year?

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Building Skills

Construction Delays

The Impact of Construction Delays

From scaled-back plans to increased costs, scrambled schedules and more, construction delays cause headaches. Planning for the unexpected will help to keep your projects on track.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Who Will Build It?

We need to train the next generation of skilled workers.

A Final Thought

All Things Are Not Always Equal

How much do we value the education and future of our children?

School Building Budget

The Building You Want... Within the Budget You Have!

Once the budget has been established for your school construction project, staying within it does not have to be a constant process of sacrifice and compromise.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Good News, Again!

But our school buildings still need more attention and funding.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Looking Good

School Building Costs

How to Cut the Cost of Your New School Building

It's anti-intuitive, but raising the initial cost of a new school or other capital purchase can reduce total cost of ownership.