Design-Builder: The Most Effective Project Leadership

Design-builders provide owners with a single point of contact for both the design and construction phases of a project. One entity holds single-source responsibility and contractual risk for every aspect of a build — from pre-construction to architecture, construction and post-construction. This entity manages all contracts with companies, such as subcontractors, equipment vendors and materials […]

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JP Organizational Chart: A Key to Our Success

At JP, we don’t just build buildings; we build a portfolio of skills and experience that will sustain the careers of our team. The work we do is collaborative, but we encourage each member to set big goals for themselves – and we do our best to help them achieve them. Our organizational chart shows […]

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Project Management vs. Construction Management

In the midst of deciding on, and budgeting for, the kind of leadership needed for a commercial real estate project, the question that often arises is: “What is the difference between a project manager and a construction manager?” Real estate project management firms deal in all aspects of the real estate development process from conception to […]

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Tenant Improvements for Restaurants: The Basics

Tenant improvements can be the most expensive part of outfitting a new restaurant. Restaurant kitchens must be plumbed to code and must have ventilation systems that effectively remove heat and odors. In addition, restaurants typically require electrical upgrades and cosmetic improvements such as paint, flooring and light fixtures. The best case scenario would be to lease […]

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