Posts Tagged ‘Construction Manager’

The Construction Manager as an Enterprise Risk Management Solution

Construction is a complex activity. Any task that involves assembling thousands of individual pieces into one functioning form takes skill, intelligence and in some cases a little bit of luck. The practice of successful construction project execution is embedded with inherent risk that comes in many forms: Weather Project Financing Worker Safety Job Site Security…

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ONE NATION UNDER CONSTRUCTION : What does it really mean???

The exercise of building is a combination of equal parts art and science. At the core every construction project encompasses the assembly of hundreds of thousands of individual pieces and components into one integrated collectively functioning system.  These constructed systems take on many forms, from facilities such as apartments, office buildings, and retail outlets that…

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The Mobile Computing Impact On Construction Project Management

Technology is increasingly becoming an integral part of the way in which construction services are executed and delivered.  Mobile computing and mobile applications are playing a major role in the way projects are being planned, designed, and built.  Regardless of size and scope projects must be efficiently managed in order to meet schedule demands and…

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Building a Diverse Construction Service Provider Supply Chain

    The construction industry is a major contributor to the United States economy. The industry generates approximately $600 billion in revenue and creates nearly $1 trillion worth of structures each year. Based on current economic projections the construction industry is on a trajectory for sustained and consistent growth, which will provide a broad range of…

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Workforce Development Becomes Major Industry Focus Amid Growing Construction Demand

For every three construction firms in the United States, two report extreme difficulty in finding qualified talent to fill available positions. A recently released Associated General Contractors of America construction industry survey reported that sixty-nine percent of firms are having trouble finding skilled workforce participants. Workforce shortages are being experienced at every level of the…

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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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Sovereign Construction & Development President Earns PhD

President, Sovereign Construction & Development

Sovereign’s very own Michael Hatcher Ph.D. is currently featured on Georgia Tech’s School of Building Construction website as a part of their Graduate School Student Spotlight. Dr.  Hatcher the President of Sovereign Construction and Development, LLC shares with candor his experience at Georgia Tech as a Ph.D. student, and valuable lessons he’s learned during his…

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