Construction Cost Forecast and Timing Decisions for Capital Projects

Session: 

Construction Cost Forecast and Timing Decisions for Capital Projects

Forum K
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Occurs: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 2:20pm-3:15pm
Description: 

Mounting pressure on construction costs will impact all science facility projects on the drawing boards, both new construction and renovations. Attend this session to get better pricing and more accurate budget figures, and better understand construction cost drivers for different academic science programs. James Vermeulen and Blair Tennant deliver up-to-date construction cost forecasts based on government spending trends, commodity prices, and cost data from more than 100 projects. Using analyses of equities, GDP, and construction labor markets, they illustrate regional construction pricing targets for the next two years, and demonstrate bid and purchasing strategies that lock in costs and reduce risk.

Continuing Education
AIA CES Units: 
1.00
HSW Units: 
0.00