Expansion Planning Checklist Part 2: Bidding Process vs. Design-Build

Expansion Planning Checklist Part 2: Bidding Process vs. Design-Build

At the beginning of any new construction project, there is much to consider with regard to who is going to take on the project. Traditional design-bid and Design-Build are the two leading methods in the construction industry today. Below, you will learn the differences in the traditional bidding process and the Design-Build route for your…

Expansion Planning Checklist Part 3: Considerations When Planning your Budget for your Project

Expansion Planning Checklist Part 3: Considerations When Planning your Budget for your Project

At the conception of any major construction project, before anything else can be determined, the budget must be thoroughly thought through. The budget helps to establish the allotted amount of money that will be spent on a specific project. The project budget can be established by comparison of similar projects, a preliminary analysis of what…

The Importance of Stormwater Management

The Importance of Stormwater Management

When beginning any size construction project, stormwater management is imperative to a successful job. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Stormwater management is the effort to reduce runoff of rainwater or melted snow into streets, lawns and other sites and the improvement of water quality. Stormwater management is a crucial matter when…

Reduce the Anxiety of the Bid Process with Sourcewell

Whether you have worked with the National Joint Powers Alliance (NPJA) or are brand new to the community, you have probably noticed that it has undergone some major changes over the last year. NJPA is now Sourcewell, and they are celebrating 40 years of partnerships by making sure you know exactly who they are and how they…