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Listen: Team Alignment on Complex Projects

This is a special episode, focused on the Team. I must give a special thank you to my guests where they discussed the importance of leadership and developing safe social constructs in order to create resilient, humble and effective teams. Teams that can create clear goals and reach them. So you’ll be hearing from a collection…

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Read: Suffolk selected for Phase 2 of University Village

ESTERO — Suffolk has been chosen to oversee construction of Phase 2 of Miromar Development’s University Village. Phase 2 will consist of 180,000 square feet including four additional, three-story student housing residential buildings with a total of 336 beds and one maintenance building. Scope of work includes shallow footings, slab on grade, load bearing masonry walls, hollow…

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Read: Suffolk contracted for University Village Phase II near Florida Gulf Coast University; will use collaborative Touchplan technology for scheduling process

ESTERO — Suffolk, a national building contractor with Florida offices in Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa and Estero, has been chosen to oversee construction of Miromar Development’s University Village Phase II, which is adjacent to Florida Gulf Coast University. The project will comprise 180,000 square feet, including four new three-story student housing residential buildings with 336 beds…

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Listen: Ep. 95: Adopting Lean Construction Principles

Lean construction first began roughly 20 years ago; and it developed out of the need for principles and practices for design and management. Today, it can help workflows become more predictable. Michael Carr, president of MOCA’s software products division, Touchplan joins CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio to discuss lean construction, last planner, and how to forecast the future…

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Read: Touchplan Celebrates Fifth Birthday

Boston, MA – Touchplan had a lot to celebrate on its fifth birthday this week: a milestone of 10,000 users! As of Friday, August 17, the tool has seen over 10,000 construction and design professionals sign up. While it has been five years since Touchplan was first created, the company has been out of beta…

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Read: Exclusive Features: Touchplan

The awareness of the benefits collaborative planning and incorporating technology can bring to the productivity of construction is on the rise. To change the trajectory of the productivity curve in the industry, which has been flat in construction since the ’40s, Michael Carr and his team developed Touchplan to improve overall efficiencies, communication and processes.…

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Read: The Changing Project Delivery Landscape

If you follow the construction industry, you’ll have noticed the current buzz around alternative project delivery. This term refers to integrated project delivery (IPD), design-build (DB) and construction-manager-at-risk (CMAR) approaches, which all differ from the traditional design-bid-build process. These three distinct approaches, which we’ll explore in more detail below, have arisen in response to project…

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