Deciding Between Renovating a Clubhouse or Building A New One

Typically, when a clubhouse hits around 15 years since a major renovation has been conducted and the membership is

Cars and Relationships

My wife’s car was twelve years old and between the paint touch-ups from my guy Benny and the engine

Scary Merger Names Part 2

The A/E/C industry has seen many mergers and acquisitions in the past few years. As a follow up to

“Dear Abby, I’ve Been Married 20 Years And ….”

This year my wife, Vicki, and I celebrated 20 years of marriage; and we can both tell you we

Should You Be Using AIA Contract Documents?

In 2011 I wrote a blog comparing the two primary contract platforms in the A/E/C industry, AIA contract documents

Feastability

Portmanteaus words are a way to add colorful meaning to a thing or occurrence; some terms have become so

Who Should Own the Contingency?

A good contingency plan requires continuous thought and planning, whether you are going on vacation to Mexico, climbing Mt.

2016 – A Look Back

John Glenn passed away, Donald Trump is President Elect, and developers are turning Nazi camps into luxury resorts; 2016

Building is Scary!

It all started with a spider---a giant 13-foot spider.  “Harold,” who lives in my crawl space all winter and

Here’s Your Fee

In speaking with a Principal of an established architectural firm that recently entered the Front Range market, I came