Archive for August 2016

XL Collaboration For An XXL Construction Project

The Blue Lake Dam Expansion project located in Sitka, Alaska typifies the definition of collaboration. Outside of its rural location, the project was extremely complex, required sophisticated multi-disciplined team members, and presented a number of logistical and access challenges. The project scope involved increasing the 145-ft-tall height of the existing dam an additional 83 feet…

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Collaboration : The Key to Better Project Outcomes

The planning and execution of a construction project is a complex process with a number of moving part and pieces. In many cases it involves assembling a number of individual components in order to create one harmoniously connected structure or facility. From a human capital perspective a building project involves project participants from the owners…

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Auburn Avenue Research Library: Grand Re-Opening Celebration

Last week Sovereign Construction and Development had the honor and privilege of participating in the grand reopening celebration for the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History. The grand reopening took place on Thursday, August 4, 2016 and was attended by a number of community, religious, and civic leaders including Fulton County…

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DIVERSITY : The Construction Industry Talent Sourcing Solution

One of the biggest problems plaguing the construction industry is a lack of qualified workers capable of meeting current market demand for  labor, management, and supervision.  There have been a number of articles written on the topic and number of surveys administered to investigate the impact that access to qualified workers will have on general…

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