In this paper, Cumming’s expert sustainability professionals define what sustainability means in the context of the hospitality industry and discuss the different ways in which sustainability can be integrated to benefit hospitality operations and brands. While the value of sustainability for the hospitality sector is widely recognized, the industry may not be fully leveraging these benefits. This white paper discusses the key trends and best practices in the industry, providing recommendations for how brands and property owners can realize valuable benefits and more effectively leverage sustainability as an important differentiator to drive business recovery and growth.
In this white paper, Cumming Vice Presidents Dan Pomfrett and Graham Flight take a detailed look at how various aspects of the hospitality market have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and what the future may hold.
In this paper, author Greg Williams, Vice President at Cumming, discusses the complexities inherent in a large capital program, and describes the value and benefits of utilizing a Program Management Office to manage and navigate those complexities. A wellrun PMO — one that is thoughtfully implemented, utilizes key best practices, and both connects and empowers individual team members — is adaptable, dependable, and can greatly enhance the likelihood of program success.
In this paper, Cumming Sr. Project Manager Andrew Hauss draws on his deep facility condition assessment experience to explain the key factors that should be considered when carrying out an assessment, what a proper assessment consists of, and how an assessment can help owners meet their short- and long-term needs and goals.
In this paper, Daniel Pomfrett looks closely at the impact of COVID-19 on the higher education market and outlines many of the challenges and changes that we can expect to see in that sector going forward.
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.
In this paper, Andrew Hauss, a Sr. Project Manager at Cumming, discusses the importance of developing a robust Owner Project Requirements document at the outset of any project, and the key role this document plays throughout the construction process. He also defines the four main elements of a successful OPR document and provides a framework for ensuring their proper implementation.