Episode 6 – Planning for the Future: Succession Planning for Contractors

John Chaney

Episode 6 – Planning for the Future: Succession Planning for Contractors. In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, we talk about succession planning with Gregg Schoppman, principal and Florida consulting manager with construction consulting firm FMI.

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Breakthrough Marketing Plans for Construction Brands

Construction Marketing Blog

So, to address this yearly task, the CMA is conducting a marketing national survey and launching a webinar entitled Breakthrough Marketing Plans for Construction Brands which will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 1 PM CDT. Breakthrough Marketing Plans – Call for Panelists.

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Amazon scraps NYC HQ2 plans

Construction Dive

The company said it is withdrawing its plans for the Long Island City headquarters location due to the significant local political opposition

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Bluebeam Revu: Site Planning 101

Carol Hagen

Site Planning just became easier with the Blubeeam Revu 2015 release thanks to the new Sketch Tools. Whether you want to place a crane, trailer or define a temporary parking lot you can now define dimensions and also create scalable tools to reuse with your common site plan items.

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Marketing Planning Best Practices – Construction

Construction Marketing Blog

The Importance of Marketing Plans. Surely, the skill and quality of marketing planning can support both the effectiveness and efficiency of marketing. Likewise, understanding marketing planning best practices can aid marketers at all levels in realizing their potential.

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Different Types of Building Plans

The Constructor

Building plans are the set of drawings which consists of floor plan, site plan, cross sections, elevations, electrical, plumbing and landscape.

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A Marketing Planning Checklist

Construction Marketing Blog

Marketing plans come in a number of “shapes and sizes”, from a detailed strategic marketing plan with extensive market segmentation and competitive intelligence, to an annual tactical plan with budgets and calendars, to a plan in support of a new product launch.

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CONSTRUCTION PROJECT PLANNING OBJECTIVES

The Constructor

Construction project planning is a process of documenting action based plans for completion of project in time. Construction project planning. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Planning Construction Projects Planning

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Making Interactive Plan Sets (Auto Mark and Batch Link)

Carol Hagen

Today’s Tip will help everyone working on the project by making Interactive (Navigable) Plan Sets. Using vector based plans is key to making interactive plan sets so the sheet index is hyperlinked to each page.

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Strategic Construction Project Planning and Programming Criteria

The Constructor

Strategic construction project planning and programming all the activities carried out helps to shape the programming of its capital projects. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Planning Construction Projects Planning

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Bluebeam Tips: Interactive Plan Sets Best Practices

Carol Hagen

This works great for Bluebeamers but when sharing construction plan sets with subcontractors and other team members that might not own Bluebeam Revu, they don’t have a back button available with Acrobat or other PDF viewers. Construction Composite Plan Set Navigator Sample.

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PLANNING, SCHEDULING IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

The Constructor

Planning, scheduling is an important part of the construction management. Planning and scheduling of construction activities helps engineers to. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Planning Construction Projects Project Management

Slipsheeting Construction Plan Sets Electronically

Carol Hagen

Bluebeam Revu allows for slipsheeting plan set pages so your markups remain and the underlying content is updated with the new changes. Bluebeam Revu Construction Industry - Software Bluebeam Revu Tips Construction Plans Plansets Slipsheeting

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The Importance of Planning Ahead with Construction Software Implementations

John Chaney

That’s why having an implementation plan in place — especially with construction management software — is vital. Make a Software Implementation Plan. Implementing new software, especially in a large organization, takes planning.

BREAKING: Amazon scraps NYC HQ2 plans

Construction Dive

The company said it is withdrawing its plans for the Long Island City headquarters location due to the significant local political opposition

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Marketing 2013 Outlook, Planning, Budgeting, & Strategies – Webcast Summary

Construction Marketing Blog

With only a month and a half left in 2012, planning for 2013 is well underway. The Construction Marketing Association’s Marketing 2013 Outlook, Planning, Budgeting, & Strategies webcast was packed with planning and budgeting information and tips for success in 2013.

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Plan Ahead to Manage Change and Construction Risk

John Chaney

It might not seem urgent to take on any future planning, especially when contractors are busy keeping up with a backlog of work. That being said, the best way to manage risk in the construction industry is to have a solid game plan. Strategic planning will help you and your organization pay attention to the right data and respond accordingly. The construction outlook is positive, but managing construction risk requires planning for future downturns.

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Planning for Bridge Construction

The Constructor

Planning for bridge construction is required as it has huge impact on life of people. Social, scientific and technological dimensions for bridge. Bridges Structures Bridge Bridge Construction

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Lean Construction – Pull Planning Explained

cnstrctr

How Does Pull Planning Fit Into It? Pull planning is considered a lean scheduling technique. Okay Great – What Is Pull Planning? Pull planning is given away by it’s name. Planning by pulling. Have you implemented Pull Planning on your construction project?

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PROJECT PLANNING, SCHEDULING & CONTROLLING

The Constructor

PROJECT PLANNING In planning phase, plan is made and strategies are set, taking into consideration the company policies, procedures and rules. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Scheduling Planning Project Management

Some useful tips to draw a floor plan effectively

Construction Cost Estimating

A floor plan stands for a scaled diagram of a room or building glanced from above. The floor plan may demonstrate a whole building, one floor of a building, or a single room. It may also comprise of measurements, furniture, appliances, or everything required for developing the plan.

$136B North Texas transportation plan clears key environmental hurdle

Construction Dive

DOT determined that the Mobility 2045 plan — which is funding rail, bus and highway systems to accommodate an estimated 51% regional population increase — meets federal air quality requirements

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Park Aerospace Plans $19M Expansion In Kansas

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Park Aerospace Plans $19M Expansion In Kansas at BusinessFacilities.com. The expansion will allow the company to double its number of employees in Newton, KS from 73 to 146 in the next five years.

Plan Shy

Mr Ethics

The theater owner has found the original plans and has given them to use to use to reconstruct the theater. Regards, Plan Shy. Dear Plan, This is a familiar situation where ethics and the law converge. It is unethical to use the plans and specifications of another design professional unless there has been provided written permission to do so. Suits are regularly filed by either the design professional or their heirs over alleged unauthorized use of their plans.

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Plan Shy

Mr Ethics

The theater owner has found the original plans and has given them to use to use to reconstruct the theater. Regards, Plan Shy. Dear Plan, This is a familiar situation where ethics and the law converge. It is unethical to use the plans and specifications of another design professional unless there has been provided written permission to do so. Suits are regularly filed by either the design professional or their heirs over alleged unauthorized use of their plans.

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Commercial Construction Project Planning: 3 Warning Signs Your Budget Might Go Bust

Commercial Construction

In a best-case scenario, a general contractor budgets a job based on thorough architectural and engineered drawings that encompass not only the client’s design intent, but also careful planning for everything from mechanical systems to cosmetic finishes.

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CONSTRUCTION PROJECT PLANNING OBJECTIVES

The Constructor

Construction project planning is a process of documenting action based plans for completion of project in time. Construction project planning. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Planning Construction Projects Planning

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What Industry Issues Will Most Affect Your 2019 Planning?

Construction Business Owner

Construction industry experts weigh in on what issues will most affect their 2019 planning strategy

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Planning for Success: Three Commercial Construction Industry Tips for 2016

Commercial Construction

Here are three key points we consider every year, which can apply to any company in the commercial real estate industry in planning for the future: 1. Commercial Construction General Construction Strategies and Operations construction management Construction strategies Planning

COBie Implementation Plans

Collaborative Construction

As with most BIM and IPD related tools and processes, COBie works a lot better when an integrated cross disciplinary team comes together in advance to formulate a coherent implementation plan relative to the delivery of COBie data to the owner.

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VIDEO: Kespry Drones Improve Design Plan, Site Mapping

Construction Equipment

Improvements include better site design plan integration, removal of heavy equipment from topographic models, progress tracking, and a new tool to provide

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Google plans $1B New York City project

Construction Dive

Through capital improvements, the tech giant will increase its presence by 1.7 million square feet near the Hudson River on Manhattan's West Side

Construction Succession Planning Insights You Never Knew You Needed

Construction Informer

The post Construction Succession Planning Insights You Never Knew You Needed appeared first on Construction Informer Blog. Construction Management Trending

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Fort Bragg plans $699M, 6-year construction program

Construction Dive

The value of planned retail projects and infrastructure improvements, along with construction underway, exceeds $1 billion at the North Carolina U.S. Army installation

PLANNING, SCHEDULING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

The Constructor

Planning, scheduling is an important part of the construction project management. Planning and scheduling of construction activities helps engineers. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Planning Construction Projects Project Management

Lean in Action: Small Timeframe, Big Project Plan

PC Construction Blog

The challenge: Take the third floor Intensive Care Unit at the Central Vermont Medical Center, relocate all the staff and patients in the unit to other areas of the hospital, renovate the entire 14-bed unit. All Health Care & Life Sciences Projects Technology & Innovation

ExxonMobil, Qatar Petroleum announce plans to build $10B LNG export facility

Construction Dive

The Golden Pass project in Texas is part of ExxonMobil's $50 billion plan to expand its U.S. facilities during the next five years

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$10B Apple plan part of surge in data center construction

Construction Dive

The increase in the amount of data generated by a growing number of connected devices is driving demand for new facilities

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Plans for the Floating House Freely Available

Jetson Green

Anyone interested in doing so will be happy to learn that the UK architecture firm Carl Turner Architects plans to release the blueprints for their Floating House, which they built a few months ago.

Orange County, California, officials approve $43B transportation plan

Construction Dive

Planned construction includes high-occupancy vehicle lanes, regular lanes, express lanes, interchanges and toll roads, the exploration of highways for autonomous vehicles and more