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The 2017 CURT Owner Trends study revealed a shocking statistic: less than one in ten owners (9% to be exact) believe they are achieving a high level of excellence in total project performance. This year's CURT Owner Trends Study is focused…
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And it worked.
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This year’s CURT (Construction Users Roundtable) conference was centered around a simple idea: excellence in total project performance. But like any great idea, the steps to bring it to life can be far from simple. Our annual owners study seeks…
This year’s CURT (Construction Users Roundtable) national conference was centered around a simple idea: excellence in total project performance. But like any great idea, bringing it to life can be far from simple.
Our annual owners study seeks to outline the path and figure out how great owners have already made progress. This year’s study explores the key ingredients of project excellence and how to bring it to life.
We start with a core question: what is project excellence?
Continuum Advisory Group Releases 2017 CURT Owner Trends Study:
Excellence in Total Project Performance: Differentiating High Performing Owners
Continuum Advisory Group has released the 2017 Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) Owner Trends Study, the newest installment of their Owner Trends series.
The study – a collaboration between both organizations – focuses on excellence in total project performance in the capital construction industry. Through this research, Continuum Advisory Group and CURT sought to understand the challenges facing owners related to optimizing capital program delivery and to delve into how owner A/E/C partners can understand these issues and collaborate on solutions.
What happens when a business consistently tells Wall Street it is going to construct a specific amount of capital improvements each year but consistently misses? And what happens when any type of owner organization must react quickly to changes in regulations by replacing a significant amount of its asset base but can’t?