Anyone who has ever started a construction project knows that managing all the moving parts of that project is not as easy as it appears.
This is why finding and hiring a great construction manager is one of the best decisions anybody could make.
A good construction manager is well versed in all aspects of construction. This includes understanding the rules and regulations surrounding the particular type of project. A second valuable asset a construction manager brings to the table is the knowledge of each individual trade and how to manage and schedule their jobs. Thirdly, a construction manager will have a good feel for the various subcontractors available in the local market and will know which ones to hire and use for your project in order to deliver the best results for the best price.
Working with a reputable construction manager is like suddenly having access and control over a space that would otherwise be difficult for you to work in. When a project owner starts construction (whether a commercial owner or home owner), it might be a first time experience. Employing an individual that can view both sides of the project and act as a liaison to all parties is crucial.
A seasoned construction manager also aids with ensuring that a project stays within budget. From scoping the project to negotiating material purchases and labor agreements, construction specific, experience, knowledge and communication skills are important for success.