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How to Manage a Residential Construction Project

There are four types of construction projects: commercial construction, industrial construction, infrastructure construction and residential construction. Residential construction might be the easiest for laypeople to understand as most of us live in these types of structures.

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Construction Cost Management: Managing Construction Costs

Construction costs are one of many metrics that a general contractor has to keep an eye on. But if the construction cost goes over budget, that’s coming out of the contractor’s pocket. That’s why construction cost management is so important. What Is Construction Cost Management? Learn more What Is a Construction Cost?


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Post-Construction Phase: How to Close a Construction Project

This is doubly true with construction projects in what’s called post-construction. What is post-construction? We’ll answer that first and then explain what activities occur during post-construction and the various types of documentation that are used. What Is Post-Construction? Here are some of the most important.

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10 Key Construction Job Titles: Overview & Salary

Whether you’re interested in a career in construction or looking to fill an open position in your construction management company, there are a lot of entry points. Of course, your education and experience will impact many construction job titles you’d be eligible for, which is why we’ve listed the most common construction job titles.

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The 5 Phases of the Construction Process (Templates Included)

Construction project management has five phases, the same as any project. Construction phases have different names and require different documentation to begin with. We’ll define in depth each of the five construction phases: initiation, pre-construction, procurement, construction and post-construction.

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Construction Reporting: Types of Construction Reports

All projects use reporting to monitor progress and performance, but in construction reporting is especially important. Construction reports are more varied and chart everything from project status to incidents and compliance. What Is Construction Reporting? That doesn’t mean construction reporting is verbose.

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What Is a General Contractor In Construction? Role & Responsibilities

Construction projects are notoriously difficult. That’s what a general contractor is in construction project management. There’s also more than one type of general contractor, so we’ll explain that as well, plus show the average salary for a general contractor and why it’s important to have one for your construction project.