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Strategies to Manage Rising Construction Costs

  • Brian McDonnell, Hooker DeJong, Inc.,
  • Rob Gustafson, Hooker Dejong,
  • David Cooper, Woda Cooper Companies,
  • Chad White, Rohde Construction,
  • Scott Page, Dwelling Place
  • Date:Tuesday, April 30
  • Time:1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Learning Level:Intermediate
  • Target Audience:Multi-family Developers, Single Family Developers, Nonprofit Organizations, Lenders, Local Government Officials or Staff, Realtors

Rising construction costs are a significant challenge for the affordable housing industry. This session will set the stage for why construction costs are rising and offer specific examples. Successful strategies for managing rising costs will be shared including timing of cost estimates, value engineering, scheduling issues, VI , and a look at problems and solutions comparing in-house GC vs. third party GC.

We'll also provide a look toward the future of construction costs.