Greg Douglas

The Cost of Construction

Posted on Nov 8, 2011

An article on Buildipedia.com addressed why construction costs are on the rise.  It’s a good analysis, and echoes what we’ve been seeing here in Wisconsin and throughout the Midwest. With our nation sitting in an economic slump, you would think that construction costs would be […]

Greg Douglas

Design-Build Delivery Method – Use Growing

Posted on Jul 5, 2011

This article (Design-Build Growing, Study Finds) shows the extent to which design-build is expanding as a delivery method. Most owners are trending toward integrated project delivery models (including design-build) for a variety of reasons: 1. Better collaboration between the owner, contractor and designer throughout the […]

Greg Douglas

How architecture can help boost the economy

Posted on Mar 8, 2011

I was fortunate to be selected by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) to be a representative for Wisconsin at a legislative conference in Washington D.C.  Wow – what an experience! We went to Washington to discuss issues that affect our business and have an […]