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December 11, 2014
Training Series Part 1: Contractor Best Practices for Accurate Price Proposals

The key to building a better Price Proposal is making sure the task prices used are accurate, and that the Price Proposal matches the Detailed Scope of Work. Accuracy in pricing is one of the benefits of using Gordian’s Construction Task Catalog® to build Price Proposals for repairs, renovations and straightforward new construction through the Job Order Contracting construction procurement process. 

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November 20, 2014
4 Change Order Causes

Change orders bring frustration to the construction industry, spiking costs and prolonging project schedules for owners and contractors. Even when the project is well-planned in advance and details seem in order, a last-minute alteration can throw everything out of sync...  

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October 16, 2014
Control the Impacts of Change Orders

Change orders affect construction projects of all sizes, and can feel like they are a way of life in construction.   

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October 9, 2014
Costing Construction

Let’s start with a little bit of sarcasm. Imagine an advertisement for the latest construction estimating software; “…With click and drag speed you can choose from thousands of line items of unit cost national average data and build accurate cost estimates…blah, blah, blah! ”  

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October 2, 2014
Job Order Contracts for Emergency Response

Natural disasters and mechanical failures, such as a water line break or a bridge bearing failure, can create an emergency event that requires an immediate response to stabilize the building, site or impacted area, to clean up, and to make the required repairs.   

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