Project Delivery Methods

Title Abstract Publication Date
Weighing the Design-Build Benefits. Describes the advantages of the Design-Build method of project management, which typically include a faster completion time, a single consultive team from start to finish, and better cost control.... 06/30/2006
Welcome to the Neighborhood. Case study of the Jordan Park School of Extended Learning, a K-8 school in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Discusses how community interest and involvement helped this new school reinvigorate an urban area.... 12/31/2000
What is Facilities Program Management? Facilities program management is a comprehensive method of managing all capital resource needs, including planning, design, and construction. Program management provides a single-source professional... 12/31/1998
What Really Happens on Bid Day? Things You Should Know before Embarking on a New Building Program. Provides a description of the most common project delivery methods, along with some key tools that owners can use to ensure that projects meet quality, cost, and schedule goals. Design-Bid-Build,... 12/31/2006
Who Should Manage Your School Construction Program? This article contrasts using a clerk of the works versus a construction manager to manage the intricacies of a building program. Each of these options has its advantages and disadvantages, depending... 06/30/2001
Who Should Manage Your School Construction Program? Part Two: Architect-Administered or Owner-Managed. This article examines the benefits, pitfalls, and appropriateness for use of the architect-administered versus the owner-managed method for a school district's management of a construction... 01/31/2002
Will Low Bid Be Replaced with CM@Risk? Explains how putting the construction manager at greater risk for the projects he or she manages is a benefit to school districts. Why the low bid process doesn't work and why school districts... 12/31/1997
Working with a Real Estate Developer. Discusses outsourcing to an experienced real estate developer as a more efficient means of meeting school development goals on a strict time schedule. Advantages of outsourcing are covered as is... 12/31/2000