With over 25 years in construction, primarily as an estimator and project manager, Steve Saucerman now writes, speaks and consults for the construction industry. He also teaches part-time in the Building Construction Technology division for Rock Valley College in Rockford, Ill. He has published two books and over 350 articles to date and his writing is featured in construction periodicals all over the world.
11 articles by Steve Saucerman:
Ask a contractor: "What's the most frustrating part of your job," and nine times out of 10, the response will be: dealing with construction delays. Full story
Maybe profit is just misunderstood. First, as a contractor and businessperson, you need to ask yourself the following fundamental questions about profit. Full story
Partnering - that magical, mystical expression racing around the construction world these days - seems to be picking up speed. Full story
There's no business problem more ethereal - and more damaging to profits - than poor worker morale. Full story
Design/Build now makes up roughly 30% of commercial construction contracts and will likely rise higher in the future - predicting a 50% market share by the year 2005. Full story
The architect is an integral, dynamic cog in the building industry wheel and - most of the time - enjoys a positive, proactive working relationship with the contracting community. Full story