BUILDING BEST PRACTICES

MARKETING & BD 10 Tips Construction Companies Should Know About Crisis Communications Construction firms designate time and resources to safety programs, equipment, and coordinators, yet often neglect to plan for how to handle a crisis. Even with safety precautions and good business practices, accidents happen. How would you respond to a reporter asking about a…

How to Right-Size Your Office Space

By Amy Braun and Barry Dube Commercial Office Facilities Spaces that are the right size can increase productivity, boost employee satisfaction, and attract and retain talent. Office spaces are changing. As market demands and shifting work styles drive companies to re-think the traditional office, facility managers are helping their firms discover many benefits beyond trimming…

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Align PR/marketing strategy with goals for communications success

As marketers of professional services, we know what PR and marketing tools are available and most effective for a desired outcome. Smart marketers conduct their due diligence and market research, execute on PR and marketing initiatives, and then gauge success and outreach. However, possessing marketing knowledge isn’t enough. Professional services marketers need to understand their…

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University Of Houston Opens New Health, Biomedical Sciences Building

             Photos Copyright Robert Benson Photography   The University of Houston has completed Health 2, the university’s second health and biomedical sciences building in Houston, according to press release. The nine-story, 300,000-square-foot facility provides a new home for the university’s College of Pharmacy, the Student Health Center, community clinical and…

ENR New England’s 2018 Top Young Professionals

As New England’s design and construction firms continue to teem with work, the region’s young stars have more and more opportunities to show their stuff. And the skills are diverse among the 11 honorees of this year’s ENR New England Top Young Professionals competition. Areas of expertise include building information modeling (BIM), construction management and…

Medical Construction & Design

Heart of Design: Patient experience gives life to John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital

By Uma Ramanathan  |  Photos by Tim Wilkes For nearly 125 years, Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo provided world-class care to the moms, children and babies of Western New York. The 617,000-square-foot hospital property was comprised of seven interconnected buildings constructed between 1917 and 1995. The campus had become cumbersome for circulation, the floor plates…

Using Lean 3P Planning to Implement Operational Change in Healthcare Settings

by Jason Costello and John Fowler Just as healthcare delivery is evolving through new patient-provider approaches and transformative technology, so is the design of healthcare facilities rapidly advancing by the use of Lean process improvement methods. Lean in healthcare has focused on continuous, incremental improvement of existing processes that were primarily concerned with the operational aspects…