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Coping with labor and material shortages in construction

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Coping with labor and material shortages in construction

Learn how one project manager is helping its nonprofit builder clients minimize delays and cost overruns from labor and materials shortages.


November 4, 2021

Construction these days is defined by shortages, in manpower, in materials, in scheduling timelines. It’s a problem every developer must cope with to thrive, especially so in New York City, the country’s largest nonresidential building market. Learn how New York-based Denham Wolf Real Estate Services is helping its nonprofit builder clients minimize delays and cost overruns from labor and materials shortages. Ron Innocent, Director of Project Management with Denham Wolf Real Estate Services sits down with BD+C's John Caulfield.

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