The 2016 construction industry award season is here and your friends at Ventura Consulting Group can provide information, testimonials and award entry services to help your team get the recognition they deserve. Industry awards not only acknowledge the efforts of the project team, they also extend your group’s world class teamwork by forming stronger bonds with project owners, garnering online and print publicity and furthering industry best practices. We would be pleased
Construction was recently completed two months ahead of schedule on a new Fitness and Liberty Center at Naval Base Coronado (NBC) in San Diego, Calif. A collaboration of NAVFAC Southwest and RQ Construction, the $43.9 million project is hailed as the “largest and best” fitness facility in the Navy. “The one word that comes to mind when I look at this facility is teamwork — the teamwork of everyone that
As is often times the case, things in life don’t always go as planned. The same is true for business and one’s career path. I recently came across an interesting article written by former Navy SEAL Brent Gleeson with a story of just that; business throwing you a curve ball to which you have to figure out how to adapt, and FAST! The article goes on to explain that soon
From McCarthy.com – The Naval Hospital at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton received two Alliant Build America awards yesterday from the Associated General Contractors of America, including Best New Building Project and the Marvin M. Black Excellence in Partnering award. McCarthy, in joint venture with Clark Construction Group – California, LP, delivered the design-build project six months ahead of schedule and more than $100 million below the Navy’s original
Guam – Construction on the first two military buildup projects related to the Marine Corps relocation to Guam has been completed and a ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Naval Base Guam two weeks ago to celebrate. Officials say these projects mark the beginning of more buildup related projects to come. These projects are the U.S. Marine Corps funded Apra Harbor wharf improvement and the government of Japan funded U.S.
The new $450 million Replacement Naval Hospital is not only $100 million under budget and ahead of schedule, but also is one of the first major US Design-Build projects to use a unique 100% turnkey equipment procurement process. Clark/McCarthy, a Joint Venture (CMJV) is responsible for design, construction, medical planning and Initial Outfitting & Training of the 500,000sf Replacement Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton. In addition to the responsibilities traditionally
The results are for the ENR California Best Projects 2013. The team of Whiting Turner & Clark Nexsen working with NAVFAC Southwest and partnering facilitated by Jim Eisenhart of VCG has won the Best Project in Government Buildings for the Edson and Chappo Dining Facilities, located in Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. On this project the Whiting-Turner design-build team was challenged to design and build two, identical – at least on the concept drawings
Recently, a senior member of the construction team was quoted as saying, “Team members continue to say that they will never get to work on a project this great again. To many this is truly a career project.” As the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton draws near a close, the team has already been recognized for their extraordinary efforts and achievements on this project. Just recently, they were awarded a Design Build Institute of
On August 16th, a ribbon cutting was held to commemorate the completion of the Counter Battery Radar Project. Invitees enjoyed a brief ceremony and then were able to tour the new Administration Building. These facilities support military personnel with the utilization and maintenance of the 11th Marine Counter Battalion Radar system. “The P-1019 counter battery radar facility represents NAVFAC Southwest In-House-Design team’s ability to provide buildings that are representative
In this interview, Partnering Facilitator Neal Flesner of Ventura Consulting Group answers a question about a great example of Partnering by IPI Board of Advisors Member Cinda Bond.