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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Alternative Methods of Awarding Government Contracts

Low Bidder, Slow Bidder? The Miami Today recently reported that key renovations and upgrades to several Metromover stations are scheduled to be completed this fall. (The Metromover is an automated “people mover” mass transit system operated by Miami-Dade County that whisks passengers, free of charge, to key locations throughout downtown Miami.) The article quotes Miami-Dade… Continue Reading

Construction Concepts Tip #1: Change Orders

Recently, an article in the South Florida Business Journal suggested that South Florida is starting to see an explosion of new construction. The article stated: South Florida contracts for future construction increased in May, with total building skyrocketing 131 percent, according to the research and analytics unit of McGraw-Hill Construction. With projects such as Resorts… Continue Reading