Checking out: Tips for converting hotels to housing
Many building owners are considering repositioning their hotels into another property type, such as senior living communities and rental apartments. Here's advice for getting started.
Rider Levett Bucknall | Feb 14, 2022
How building owners and developers can get ahead of the next supply chain disaster
Global supply chain interruptions that started at the very beginning of the pandemic are still with us and compounding every step of the way. Below are a few proven tips on how to avert some of the costly fallout should we be faced with similar commercial disasters at any time in the future.
Rider Levett Bucknall | Jul 24, 2019
Design goooals for football stadiums: Lessons from the U.K. and the U.S.
Both professional soccer and football have vigorously pursued targeted global growth.
Rider Levett Bucknall | Apr 30, 2018
Following—and forecasting—the money: Financial modeling for project managers
To wait until there’s a problem affecting design and construction before consulting with a PM wastes valuable time when a project is at its most vulnerable point.
Rider Levett Bucknall | Jan 11, 2018
Harvesting energy and profits: A new approach to MEP cost analysis
In the course of providing cost estimating services, educating the client on making prudent choices is a high priority.
Rider Levett Bucknall | Sep 6, 2017
Following the money: G702 progress payment certifications
There is no single method of calculating progress payments, but the most common formula is the percentage of completion applied to the total contract price, less a retainage which is held by the owner until final acceptance of the project.
Rider Levett Bucknall | May 3, 2017
Avoiding trouble in paradise: Tips on building successfully in the Caribbean
The island setting itself is at the root of several of these disruptive assumptions.
Rider Levett Bucknall | Feb 8, 2017
Don’t leave your office or business vulnerable to drive-by lawsuits
Across numerous states, unscrupulous attorneys are filing hundreds of “drive-by” lawsuits that are founded on noncompliance with ADA regulations against businesses that often have no idea they have done anything wrong.
Rider Levett Bucknall | Nov 10, 2016
Prescription for success: Managing technology in the design of healthcare facilities
While the benefits of intelligently deployed technology are abundantly clear to both designers and healthcare end-users, it’s no simple task to manage the integration of technology into a building program.
Rider Levett Bucknall | Aug 29, 2016
Home maintenance 101: How uninformed homeowners can cause developers big headaches, and what to do about it
By taking a proactive stance, the home-building industry can both educate the public about the importance of home maintenance and raise awareness within the construction community about protecting their professional rights and reputations.
Rider Levett Bucknall | Aug 25, 2016
Building bonds: The role of 'trusted advisor' is earned not acquired
A trusted advisor acts as a guiding partner over the full course of a professional relationship.
Rider Levett Bucknall | Jul 29, 2016
From Construction Site to Court Room: How project management is transforming expert witness teams
Applying goal-oriented methodologies and techniques can increase efficiency and reduce costs associated with litigation.
Rider Levett Bucknall | Jul 27, 2016
Proven strategies for managing costs and maximizing ROI for any hotel renovation scenario
Paul Brussow, Executive Vice President with Rider Levett Bucknall, offers cost control strategies for hotel renovations projects.