Top 3 Reasons to Hire a Construction Manager

If you’re about to take on a construction project, chances are it’s not the only thing on your to-do list. When you have a business to run, hiring a construction manager will allow you to focus on your priorities and leave the rest to the pros. Learn more about the benefits of hiring a manager for your commercial construction project in our latest blog.

1. Cost Savings on Your Construction Project

While you will be paying a fee to a construction manager, it will be well worth the investment as it will more than pay for itself in overall project savings. A construction manager will coordinate with subcontractors and make sure any extras on the project and associated fees are billed at a fair price. Too often customers are unknowingly paying higher profit percentages on extras. A construction manager knows to watch out for these things and will be looking out for your best interest throughout the project.

Construction Manager on the McCafferty Ford Project

2. Added Construction Knowledge and Value

Managing your own construction project without knowledge of different trades and how the project should progress overall is a risky move. Construction managers keep things on track and make sure subcontractors stick to the schedule. A CM will also be able to make suggestions about the scope to ensure that your project will have the best outcome possible.

3. Stick to the Schedule

It’s easy for a construction schedule to get off track quickly when it’s not being monitored. One delay can have a domino effect and before you know it deadlines are out the window. A construction manager will monitor the schedule closely and make adjustments if needed. They will be in constant contact with subcontractors to make sure they are on site when they are scheduled to be. If a delivery is late causing a disruption to the schedule they will coordinate all trades to make schedule adjustments and keep things moving forward.

Construction Manager's Project Schedule

Any commercial construction project will have many pieces to coordinate. A good construction manager can be the difference between a stressful project and a successful project. We know how important it is for business owners to focus on their day to day operations without also having to worry about construction. Let us help you do what you do best by doing what we do best!

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7 thoughts on “Top 3 Reasons to Hire a Construction Manager”

  1. My husband’s work is planning to open a new office space and they are thinking of hiring a contractor to take care of the building construction. You make a great point that hiring a contractor will provide you with added construction knowledge and give you the most quality work. Also, I think that it would be a benefit for my husband’s work to hire someone to do the construction because they will stick to a schedule and the office space will have a specific date when it will be ready for use.

  2. That part about scheduling makes a good point about the benefits of hiring building construction management services. I can see how it’s easy for a construction schedule to get off track quickly. Overall, it just seems like hiring a construction manager is a good way to ensure there are no problems with your project.

  3. It makes a lot of sense how you said that trying to excavate without the proper knowledge could be really dangerous and risky. Hiring a good excavating contractor who knows what they are doing would be super important to have a successful project. That way there won’t be any risk of damages of improper procedure.

  4. Before making your selection, be sure to visit some of the projects completed by the firm. Don’t be afraid to ask questions and check references. Good article with an excellent way of presentation. Keep it up. Thanks for sharing.

  5. My wife and I would like to have a good portion of our home remodeled soon, so this article was really helpful. I liked how you pointed out that I ought to hire a general contractor since they have proper experience and knowledge to give an appealing look to the interior. To me, this would definitely be helpful since I don’t really trust myself to undertake a renovation without damaging something myself.

  6. My uncle told me that he would like to build a house in his bare land so that he can use it as a vacation home. I like how you explain that a construction manager can help you build your project as you wish. I will recommend him to contact a construction company that can handle his instructions to build his custom house.

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