In Georgia, many things are returning to normal.  For example, weekend traffic on the roads is back and close to the congested experience prior to the pandemic.  Comments about workday traffic include similar observations.  The expected impact will be an increase in the truck traffic...

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...

The Windy City isn’t among the easiest places to manage a major construction project, what with its oftentimes confusing politics and—more recently—the perfect storm of COVID-19 and mass protests that have brought so much business to a standstill. Such obstacles notwithstanding, the latest addition to Hilton's...

I have worked with some great developers creating iconic destinations, gaming resorts, plus massive complicated structures, such as airports, biocontainment labs, and hospitals just to name a few. Every one of these projects started with a financial and general building program outlining the services...

Construction Industry has been extremely active stretching the resources of the contractor and designer’s staffs.  One common cause of project disputes is that the industry attempts to put a “B” team on a project that requires the “A” team.  This often results in project difficulties or worse - disputes.   The...

Mr. Boyken serves as a forensic construction consultant providing expert witness testimony, cost analysis, construction claims analysis and document review for construction dispute resolution involving damage calculations, delay analysis, resolution of unresolved change orders, defective workmanship and related damages. Since 1970, Mr. Boyken has been part...