Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that the second quarter inflation was at a forty-year high of 5.4%.  The core consumer price increase was 8.3% (excluding food and energy). To the Construction industry, Inflation is a four-letter word.  Until recently, this word had slipped out...

As I reflect over one of the most unusual years that we have ever had, I am reminded of one fact – ‘there is always a way’.  One of our most powerful Core Values at DRB is - “Focus on the Solution, not the Problem. ...

The construction estimator’s role is to quantify the project work and assess the cost.  Often this task includes a projection of the future anticipated cost.  To accurately project future costs, I have relied on leading indicators that help guide the estimate projections plus future construction...

Whatever the outcome, rest assured that hotel and general building designs WILL change. ...

One of our core principles continues to be “The answer is always in the solution, never in the problem” What we find is that people will continuously talk about the Problem and seldom focus on the Solution.  Helping clients find solutions has been the hallmark of our success initially...