Ryan Savage has been with Holland Construction since the mid-2000s. Over his tenure, he has risen to the top of the Education and Municipal division and sat down with our team to discuss some of his experience in the Education market.
While we continue work on dozens of multi-family, industrial and commercial projects across the region St. Louis and Southern Illinois region right now, we're also working on several K-12 schools projects. With the initiation of the Dorris Elementary School project in Collinsville, IL, Holland Construction Services has officially logged 50 K-12 projects into our project portfolio. These 50 school projects add up to over $400MM in total renovation/construction costs and over 2.5 million square feet of space. We're certainly not stopping there either as we are currently managing an additional four K-12 construction projects and one higher education project in the Metro East.
Before starting your construction project, making sure you are organized and prepared in advance can help everything go smoothly. Sorting out these components before construction begins is key to a successful project. Selecting a construction manager (CM) who is well-versed in the entire construction process - from concept to completion - to guide you each step of the way is critical to a successful project.
When selecting the construction manager (CM) to lead your project, keep in mind that quality assurance – a program for the systematic monitoring and evaluation of the various aspects of a project to ensure the standards of quality are being met– is essential.
Once you have created a business model that justifies your investment to expand or build a new building, hiring the right design and construction team members is key to your project’s success. Hiring a construction company is the biggest and most important financial decision you will make on your project.
A critical element for a successful construction project is the selection of a great project team. This includes the selection of the design team and construction partner. Early involvement with a construction partner allows the owner and design team to benefit from the cost history, feasibility, construction methods and materials, subcontractor input, and construction experience of the contractor.
Choosing a construction management company is an important decision. Here are four questions to help you find the construction management company that’s best for you.