Jack Palatella

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Setting client expectations for schedule delays

Big50 professionals answer a question about managing client expectations on project delays. More

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Cost Controls

The answer to this question for me is twofold: material volatility and labor/subcontractor volatility. When the price of lumber, drywall, concrete, or any other building product is fluctuating, I reduce the amount of time the contract is good for to limit my exposure and also include a material-escalation clause to protect me against major price changes and shortages caused by factors beyond my control ó such as a hurricane or the like. More

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Skid Steer: FilterVent: DustDoor

Lonnie Cox of Brothers Strong was looking for a way to ventilate upper-story... More

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Commercial Remodeling

About 86% of respondents remodel commercial projects, with the top three projects... More

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