Best Practices: Project Reporting

Projects can fail for many reasons and one contributing factor can be ineffective project reporting. Implementing an effective project reporting system is one of the most difficult project management challenges because reporting requires coordinated information and integration from all project phases and construction activities – from concept to completion.  Projects can require years of planning, […]

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Best Practices: Cost Estimating

Whether you are a property owner or a contractor, you want to have a clear and accurate forecast of how much a building project will cost and how long it will take before you begin. Every construction project has a unique set of variables, from the specifics of the site to the building’s design and […]

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Best Practices: Value Engineering

JP uses value engineering to improve the ratio of function to cost. When value engineering starts early in post bid/pre-construction phase, the project strategy provides a strong base to start the of construction — and greatly impacts the success of the project. Value engineering is used in the post bid/pre-construction phase of a project to […]

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Best Practices: Construction Handover

Managing the handover of a commercial construction project effectively is crucial in ensuring it is safe to operate and maintain. The ‘handover’ takes place when the construction contract has been completed and typically involves the owner formally accepting the finished product and relevant information from the construction manager. The handover process should ensure that the […]

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