The Air Force Technical Applications Center, at Patrick AFB in Florida, is undergoing a $158 million military construction project for a new headquarters building, which includes a radiochemistry lab that will be used to identify radiological or nuclear debris in support of AFTAC’s Nuclear Debris Collection and Analysis Program. AFTAC is the only organization in the federal government whose mission it is to detect and report technical data from foreign

Paul Crotty with Ventura Consulting Group was contracted to facilitate an alignment and partnering workshop with the senior leadership and project teams of the Inner Harbor Navigation Channel Surge Barrier project along with the Seabrook Gate project. Use of alternative contracting methods like Early Contractor Involvement enhance the opportunities for collaboration, cost savings and improved designs and expedited schedules. While ECI provides a contractual structure for better results, it still