Why Contractors are Engaging Specialty Construction Program Management Teams for Experience-Driven Projects

nFusion’s Program Director Daryl Parker recently provided his insight, based on extensive construction program management experience, in an article for Construction Executive discussing why contractors are engaging these specialty consultants, the advantages, and how to ensure a successful partnership.

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Why Contractors are Engaging Specialty Construction  Program Management Teams for Experience-Driven Projects

The global attractions industry is booming and evolving, leading to an increase in the construction of experience-driven projects that integrate specialty processes. When approaching these developments and expansions, partnering with a construction program management consultant can provide immense benefits to contractors by helping them keep their clients fully satisfied through making visions come to life on time and within budget.

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Program managers well-versed in these specialty projects can bring the right expertise to integrate innovative components, such as immersive scenic environments and advances in audio and visual effects, into the construction plan quickly and reliably. They can also be instrumental in sourcing and coordinating vendors and other resources.

nFusion’s Program Director Daryl Parker recently provided his insight, based on extensive construction program management experience, in an article for Construction Executive discussing why contractors are engaging these specialty consultants, the advantages, and how to ensure a successful partnership.

The below originally appeared in Construction Executive on March 8, 2020:

In 2016, revenue from specialty construction projects rose 12% to $112.72 billion, according to consulting firm Helbling & Associates Inc., and this figure continues to climb.

As the number and scope of specialty projects escalates, general contractors are feeling the pressure to deliver increasingly complex, experience-focused environments with highly technical components.

These projects require very specific skill sets that may be outside a traditional construction team’s realm of experience, which can lead to challenges in delivering projects that meet the expectations of today’s developers and owners.

As general contractors increasingly bring in program managers on specialty jobs, many are discovering the benefits of these partnerships, including more seamless integration of specialty and traditional construction processes, access to a vetted pool of specialty vendors and a clearer understanding of costs from the start. 

Continue reading the full article from Daryl here.

Want to take a deeper dive into the specialty construction program management process?

Below, you’ll find links to nFusion Insights articles that explore the basics of what the terms ‘program management’ and ‘project management’ encompass, the complexities of specialty construction management, and best practices for specialty construction procurement.

About the Author
Daryl Parker
Program Director

Daryl is an award-winning project and procurement leader with over 15 years of proven experience delivering complex, high-profile projects on time and on budget. As a Program Director at nFusion, Daryl is an innovative problem solver with an excellent reputation for efficiency, attention to detail, and follow-through. Daryl has extensive experience in developing and executing unique design, procurement, and build-out strategies to maximize project efficiency.

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