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St. Louis Commercial Journal: Colleen Ruiz on Proactive Construction Progress

1/25/2008

Proactive Progress

Never underestimate the unexpected twists and turns construction and development may take.

Even projects that seem small or simple can encounter unexpected delays and increased costs. Perhaps a utility company is planning improvements in the neighborhood that you are unaware of, the highway department is planning to build a street through your property or the neighbors don't like your project - just to name a few things that can disrupt progress on a development.

Creating a team upfront that includes all of the people and entities that may be involved in the project offers a way to limit challenges to your project, and can help in finding quicker and more creative solutions when challenges do occur. Read more ...