Managing Communications During the Preconstruction Process

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” - George Bernard Shaw

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5 Basics for Keeping Communications On-Track

  1. Weekly design meetings
  2. Shared virtual workspace for design documents
  3. Senior leadership that truly understands buying motivations of all parties, constructability and costs
  4. Experienced conceptual estimator and detailed estimate of cost and schedule with assumptions
  5. Tracking logs for changes, value engineering, questions and other issues driving to closure

With each interaction focus on moving issues forward towards closure keeping an eye on final quality, schedule and budget.   

Preconstruction Weekly Design Meetings.

 

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