Scott|Edwards Chosen for Lake Oswego Aquatics Center

Congratulations to Scott|Edwards Architecture for winning the Lake Oswego Aquatics and Recreation Center. JLD Cost Consulting is proud to be a part of the team awarded this project for "their demonstrated ability to deliver projects on budget (and) understanding of the project," as stated by Ivan Anderholm, Director of Parks and Recreation. https://pamplinmedia.com/lor/48-news/479044-386896-lake-oswego-city-council-approves-design-contract-for-aquatics-rec-center?wallit_nosession=1

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Doing Good

As a firm, JLD encourages its employees to do good in our communities. And, giving back is especially important during these uncertain, straining times. Last Thursday, Josh Morton, through the Meals on Wheels – Meals 4 Kids program, delivered meals to eight families within the Portland Metro area, whose income level is 185% or lower of the federal poverty level. The following is Josh’s account of his community service day. “Coming from a less fortunate background and upbringing, I know the day to day struggle of having to worry where the next meal will come ...

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Meet Josh Morton | JLD Cost Consultant

JLD is delighted to welcome our newest employee, Josh Morton, PMP, Cost Consultant. Josh brings valuable experience in the field and office, as a former Senior Project Engineer for the past four years. He has worked in nearly every market sector, including healthcare, education, high-tech, residential, and municipal. Josh holds a BS in Social Science and Marketing, from Portland State University, and is currently pursuing his MBA in Construction Management at Lamar University. We are honored to have Josh Morton join the JLD team!

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Top Management Consulting Firm

Portland Business Journal lists JLD in the Top Management Consulting Firms. Founded in 2011 with the purpose of delivering highly qualified and accurate estimates to clients, JLD is a well-established construction consulting company rooted in the Pacific Northwest. The firm specializing in cost estimating, cost control, value engineering and building economic evaluation

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Grant Warehouse

JLD Construction Consulting joined PCRI-led team with Gerding Edlen, Colas Construction and Carleton Hart Architects to Develop Former Grant Warehouse Site and bring new affordable housing and retail August 19, 2015,  Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Dan Saltzman announced the selection of a PCRI-led team to develop the former Grant Warehouse site. The site, located on NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, between Cook and Ivy streets, is envisioned with new affordable rental housing and community-serving ground floor commercial retail space. “Even ...

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JLD estimated – 190,000 SF YOGI TEA – largest new industrial building in Eugene

Work to begin on huge new plant for Yogi Tea Construction is set to start Sunday on the largest new industrial building in Eugene in nearly a decade: a 180,000-square-foot manufacturing plant for Yogi Tea.   The tea manufacturer said it’s ready to break ground Sunday on the $15 million to $19 million factory on Westec Drive, off West 11th Avenue. The plant will be a short distance from Eugene’s largest industrial building, the former Hynix chip factory, now owned and soon to be refurbished by Broadcom. Yogi Tea’s expansion first was ...

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Our estimate within 0.15% of Bid #1 and Bid #2 – We know the Market!

Centennial Industrial Park The port’s 108-acre Centennial Industrial Park (CIP) features 17 acres that are now ready-to-build and available for lease. An adjacent 50 acres of land — ideal for light industry or advanced manufacturing — are available for future development. Infrastructure improvements are complete, underground utilities, roads and sidewalks are in place, and a state-of-the-art storm water management system is ready for new tenants. In November 2016, the port and its contractor, Corp Inc., started construction on a 125,000 sq. ft. (32′ clear ...

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1st – 2017 groundbreaking with JLD Construction Consulting – Cost consulting

Florence, Oregon Public Works Operations Facility Groundbreaking On Monday, January 9, 2017 at 9:30 am the hail and rain let up for a few minutes to all the City Council and Staff an opportunity for a  groundbreaking ceremony for the new Florence Public Works Operations Facility! The City Council and City staff were joined by representatives from 2G Construction and Ray Wells for the groundbreaking of the new Florence Public Works Operations Facility located at the southwest corner of 27th Street and Kingwood. Construction is scheduled to ...

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Rising interest rates will not upset the apple cart this year.

The capital markets play a significant role in the investment and continued growth of the commercial real estate sector. The outlook of the financial landscape and what we can expect from the capital markets in 2016 has a significant impact on investment decisions this year. In 2015, we saw a stable, strong financial landscape with ample capital sources available to meet the demand and the continued growth of the market. However, the question remains - What can we anticipate from the capital markets in 2016? This brief overview of the dynamics that will likely ...

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Why construction productivity has very little change.

Why construction struggles to compete with rival industries Along with labor shortages, increasing regulations and lot availability problems, one issue spans all sectors of the construction industry, leaving professionals fraught with concern. That issue is productivity. Earlier this week, Brendan Bechtel, president and COO of global construction giant Bechtel, told Fortune that stagnant productivity levels in construction leave him "haunted at night." A recent World Economic Forum study found that productivity gains in the construction industry have been ...

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