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Real Estate Property Optimization Done Right!

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When it comes to real estate, well located, properly sized and appropriately priced are crucial considerations to every government, business or commercial property owner’s success. The second largest operating expense after payroll is usually real estate. Unfortunately, many commercial property owners across the world neglect the integration of real estate value optimization considerations into their operating strategies. Beyond this, they also do not employ effective and consistent procedures for monitoring…

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The Importance of a Feasibility Study

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Have you ever found yourself in the middle of a construction project that is completely off schedule and over budget? For institutional organizations like schools and hospitals, this can mean that capital campaign dollars that took months of hard work and generous donors is simply not enough. We have seen institutions having to take out loans to cover the extra project costs, or worse, having to reach back out to…

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Sustainable Drainage Systems – achievability over best practice

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Updated: 03 April, 2017 Author: Anna Plodowski – Source: https://www.ice.org.uk/news/knowledge/april-2017/sustainable-drainage-systems As the leading and pioneering organisation for built environment professionals, ICE rightly helps its members develop best practice in their varied domains. ICE members cannot deliver the benefits of the art and science of engineering for society without delivering the highest quality work. But maybe the pressing need to increase the scale and speed of implementation of SuDS challenges this approach. Maybe now is the…

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What are the specific Duties and Responsibilities your Construction Project Management Professional?

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by Will Charpentier, Demand Media • Originally posted at work.chron.com. Typically college educated, or with years of experience, the construction project manager is skilled and intelligent. What is a Construction Project Supervisor? The duties and responsibilities for a construction project manager run the gamut from hiring the contractors to responding to citizen calls concerning the project’s compliance with zoning laws. An experienced and well-educated professional, the construction project manager is well-equipped to…

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Eco-friendly Construction

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Written by: nancydehra  •  Edited by: Lamar Stonecypher  •  Originally posted at www.brighthubengineering.com Construction techniques used today should focus on protecting the environment and decreasing pollution to slow down the impact of global warming on our environment. Green building techniques are helpful in maintaining a healthier society and surroundings. Construction methods Construction is the process of creating a new building or structure by using natural and artificial resources in combination…

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