In this white paper, Sonny Jester, Managing Director at Cumming, discusses some of the key factors that owners should consider when their project is impacted by unforeseen events, including how to effectively mitigate disruptions and successfully reopen a project after work stoppage.
In this paper, Daniel Pomfrett and Gary Brett look at how the healthcare construction market was trending prior to the emergence of COVID-19, how it’s been affected by the virus to date, and what its future might look like once the pandemic has subsided.
In this paper, Jeff Birenbaum, Vice President at Lehrer Cumming, shares valuable insights regarding the importance of effective leadership in successfully managing multi-disciplinary design and construction teams.
In this paper, authors Daniel Pomfrett and Brian Burton look at the history of COVID-19 and examine its effect on construction markets both globally and here within the United States. It is important to note that current conditions are changing quickly; this paper was based on information available as of March 25, 2020.
Understanding escalation can help project owners and other stakeholders navigate economic uncertainty and deliver projects with confidence. In this paper, Cumming Vice President and economic expert Dan Pomfrett defines escalation and the factors that contribute to it, describes recent escalation trends as well as expected patterns for 2020, and provides some general advice on how to apply this knowledge to a construction project.
The trade war between the U.S. and China has resulted in a series of tariffs from both countries that have had widespread impact on the construction industry. In this paper, Cumming Vice President and economic expert Dan Pomfrett takes a closer look at the details of these tariffs, including the rationale behind their implementation, their effects to date, and what to expect going forward.
Noted MEP estimating expert Pete Melucci details why published metrics are so valuable in producing estimates, and how their widespread adoption will enable construction projects overall to be more efficient, reliable, and transparent.