A Modern-Day Look at Partnering: 5 Strategies That Will Reduce Conflict and Improve Project Outcomes

As construction management professionals and consultants, it’s our business to think about how people and processes fit together to achieve the best results. Many of us got into this industry because we have a passion for building something bigger than us. Better buildings. Better infrastructure. The power to impact cities and communities for years to… Read More

Making Project Dollars Stretch

All owners dream of having unlimited funds, or even enough money to simply construct all the facilities they need, but that is rarely the case. Even as economic conditions have improved in recent years, the price of design and construction has continued to rise, making projects feel less affordable than ever. How do owners make… Read More

How Labor Shortages Spark Delay and the Blame Game

Construction delays and resulting disputes typically arise from several familiar circumstances: design changes, project mismanagement, or a breakdown in communication. All of these delay drivers remain very relevant, but we see a new challenge arising as we look to the future of our industry. As mentioned in the first blog in this series, we are… Read More

Out with the old, in with the BOLD

Welcome to MBP’s New Website! Our new blog is part of an endeavor that we hope will provide a forum for an exchange of ideas on improving our industry. You may also be aware that MBP has recently reorganized to a more services-based alignment. Unlike many company reorganizations, this is not a response to crisis,… Read More