Monthly Archives: July 2012

How many jobs does a construction project create?

We keep hearing about United States politicians bickering amongst themselves about whether or not creating construction projects bolsters the economy. From my perspective, construction will forever be a continual and ongoing necessity. Like air, water, and food, shelter and infrastructure are equally necessary for humanity’s survival. From time to time, every necessity requires cleansing and renewal…
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How fees affect the project budget.

Every construction project consists of materials, labor, and associated management and fees. All of these costs and fees can be reasonably predicted, and the more that is known about the project details, the more accurately project costs can be predicted or budgeted. Often, owners think of the material and labor costs when estimating the construction…
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