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Continuum Advisory Group Releases 2018 CURT Owner Trends Study Copy

Posted on 09/25/2018 in Owner Trends - 0
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The 2018 Construction User Roundtable (CURT) Owner Trends Study, conducted by Continuum Advisory Group, shares the insights of both owner and contractor organizations as to how ready industry’s change-readiness in the face of the increasing pressures on schedule, budget, safety and quality. We selected the groundbreaking Construction Industry Institute (CII) OS2.0 Manifesto for Change as a discussion point for the study.

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7 Reasons the Benefit of BIM Is Now

Posted on 06/01/2017 in Construction, Homebuilding - 0
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Building information modeling – or BIM – is a powerful business platform that uses 3D visualization to convey a building’s materials, construction, and architecture. Its complexity and power have made it ideal for large-scale commercial projects…but the time is coming for its use in single family and multifamily residential applications.

In a new piece for Multifamily Executive, Continuum Advisory Group’s Clark Ellis argues that time is now:

“The benefits of BIM greatly outweigh the risks. In fact, a deeply ingrained human flaw may be at the root of the reluctance of many to get started: Most of us tend to underestimate the risk of not changing our habits, behaviors, processes, strategies, and the like. At the same time, we overestimate the risk of change.”

By examining a mixture of technological advances, consumer demands and operational efficiencies, Clark outlines seven reasons your multifamily residential company could benefit from BIM.

Read the full article HERE.

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Continuum Advisory Group Releases 2017 CURT Owner Trends Study

Posted on 04/10/2017 in Owner Trends - 0
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Continuum Advisory Group Releases 2017 CURT Owner Trends Study:

Excellence in Total Project Performance: Differentiating High Performing Owners

Continuum Advisory Group has released the 2017 Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) Owner Trends Study, the newest installment of their Owner Trends series.

The study – a collaboration between both organizations – focuses on excellence in total project performance in the capital construction industry. Through this research, Continuum Advisory Group and CURT sought to understand the challenges facing owners related to optimizing capital program delivery and to delve into how owner A/E/C partners can understand these issues and collaborate on solutions.

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Order Takers or Value Creators?

Posted on 07/29/2016 in Owner Trends - 0
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Engineering, Construction & Facilities Maintenance Groups as Critical Drivers of Organizational Performance

While those embedded in corporate engineering, construction and facilities (E/C/F) teams have long understood the value they create for the corporate bottom line, internal business customers may not realize the vital role these teams could play in enabling corporate success. The role served by corporate E/C/F teams is becoming increasingly critical to the success and survival of the corporation. The Construction Industry Institute (CII) and Continuum Advisory Group joined forces to better understand the relationship between the internal E/C/F departments and the overall corporate strategic plan.

The CII and Continuum Advisory Group research team set out to:

1. More deeply understand the current relationship between corporate E/C/F teams and the internal clients they serve. Are E/C/F departments viewed as “order takers”, executing without question the facilities they are directed to build and maintain? Or do these teams sit at the highest-level strategic table, advising on corporate asset strategies and enabling corporate success on key metrics such as share price, return on assets, operating costs and speed to market?

2. Determine if that relationship is shifting. Are E/C/F teams gaining more strategic ground? If so, what strategies and tactics have helped position these teams as the high-value, innovative solution providers they are?

3. Capture invaluable lessons regarding how to align every employee, every team and every department to develop and execute the strategies and tactics that are critical to corporate success.

“After hearing Jon Pemberton speak on his directive to cut 30% of the cost and 50% of the time out of the capital program delivery process at Intel, I immediately approached CII about collaborating on this study. The need for transformational change and improvement in our industry is a critical issue.” Gretchen Gagel, President, Continuum Advisory Group

The research team is happy to debrief the study with any company or group who is interested in learning more about the findings and how to apply the strategies to their own organization. Please contact us at valuecreators@continuumag.com to set up a 60 minute debrief or click the Contact Us button.
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Continuum Advisory Group Releases 2016 CURT Owner Trends Study

Posted on 06/16/2016 in Owner Trends - 0
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Continuum Advisory Group Releases 2016 CURT Owner Trends Study:

Insights to Leading an Agile Capital Program

Continuum Advisory Group has released the 2016 Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) Owner Trends Study, the newest installment of their Owner Trends series.

The study – a collaboration between both organizations – focuses on organizational agility in the capital construction industry. Organizational agility is a measure of a company’s ability to rapidly adapt to a changing market, either proactively or reactively.

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