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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Best Practices: Construction

Whether your project is a tenant improvement or a ground-up construction, the lengthy construction process entails many moving parts. Open lines of communication and collaborative partnerships early on and often are key to ensuring the development is delivered on time. Below are some best practices for navigating the construction process from start to finish: Select […]

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Best Practices During the Turnover Phase

The turnover phase of a construction project is the systematic transition of building operations from the project team to the operation and maintenance (O&M) team. The transition is the physical completion of the construction project and includes the transfer of knowledge in the form of documentation. A successful transition is one where documentation is complete, […]

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