Author Archives: Roger Lenneberg

A new era of delegated design: more risk, less certainty (access required)

It is old news that construction is all about time and managing risk. The contracting parties have always used contracts to allocate the risks of unexpected costs associated with construction. Historically, an owner would hire a design professional who furnished ...

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What I learned from the Women in Construction conference (access required)

The University of Oregon School of Law last month held its first Women in Construction conference: “A Conference to Educate and Empower.” On April 27, women and men gathered to learn about the importance of supporting the other half of ...

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Help from outside is a must for construction firms today (access required)

Because the construction business has gotten more and more complicated, reliance on outside professionals has become an unavoidable cost. For many businesses, hiring professionals is the last thing on the wish list because of concerns about unpredictable cost, uncertain outcomes ...

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