In construction projects, facing uncertainties and risks is a common challenge. Consider regulatory changes impacting healthcare constructions, environmental factors posing
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Cost Estimation Strategies
The construction scene in the country is evolving rapidly. Accurate cost estimation isn’t just crucial in times like these –
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Futuristic Forecasting
Portland’s iconic Veterans Memorial Coliseum (VMC), nestled in the vibrant Rose Quarter, is set to undergo a significant transformation. Scheduled
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Cost Consulting
In the dynamic construction industry, cost consulting plays a pivotal role in ensuring project success and profitability. As technology continues
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Construction Costs
In the midst of the evolving construction industry landscape, with media placing a strong focus on Mass Timber projects, JLD
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Project Cost Escalation
When it comes to project management, cost escalation is a familiar and often challenging aspect that clients must be fully
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Precision Estimation
Starting a construction project or entering the world of construction is like stepping into new waters – uncertain and full
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JLD performed a series of life cycle cost analyses on behalf of the Bonneville Power Administration, for the extensive renovations
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JLD Cost Consulting had the privilege of partnering with Mojave Air and Space Port on this significant runway rehabilitation project.
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The absence of a clear audit trail in spreadsheets can make it challenging to pinpoint the roots of errors, potentially impacting the
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At JLD Cost Consulting, we continuously strive for excellence in delivering top-notch cost consulting services across various sectors. One of
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JLD Cost Consulting implemented constructability review improvements for Portland State University Gateway Center In the realm of construction and infrastructure
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JLD researched the full life cycle of these different 3 models of 3 megawatt power generators down to the crankshaft
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We are proud to celebrate Independence Day with our partners and clients in the Pacific NW, and across the country!
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We are honored to be part of this award-winning project that showcases the best of design excellence and public-private partnership in
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Consulting Knowledge
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Carbon Assessment and Cost Estimations
JLD Cost Consulting is committed to being an industry leader in environmentally informed construction cost estimation. On this Earth Day,
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We are excited to share that Construction Executive recently featured an article written by JLD’s Principal, John Drentlaw. The article covers black
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3D Modelling
It’s no secret that the construction industry is slow to make changes. The oldest recorded architectural drawings in history date
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Cost Consulting
For construction project owners, selecting a project delivery method may seem like an overwhelming task. Each delivery method has its
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Check out this great video! JLD Cost Consulting researched and developed cost estimates for the seismic upgrade and other improvements
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Cost Consulting
When working with a cost consultant as the owner of a project, you may hear a number of terms that
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Proactive Communications
In many construction projects, multiple stakeholders are involved, creating a complex web of approvals, opinions and needs. Actively communicating with
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Supply Chain
In 2021, no matter what part of the construction sector you work in, you’ve likely felt the squeeze of the
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5D Modelling
Architects and building design engineers have long embraced advanced software tools, including building information modeling (BIM), to generate 3D digital
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Cost and Value of Materials
An independent cost estimator (ICE) offers clients the benefit of extensive expertise in many aspects of a construction project. One
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Cost Consulting
As a facility owner, you put a major investment on the line when starting new construction or upgrading a location.
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Consulting
We are excited and honored to share that JLD’s Principal, John Drentlaw, recently joined David Corson, chief editor of Commercial Construction &
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Consulting Team
While a student at Grant High School in Northeast Portland, Eli discovered a knack for building and repairing bicycles, a
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Consulting Team
Alexei Marin-Cortes graduated from The University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and project management in 2015. Knowing
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Owners Prepare Black Swan Event
How Owners Can Prepare for Black Swan Events Even if you weren’t familiar with the term “black swan event” a
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Consulting Team
In May 2020, when James Millius graduated from Hillsdale College with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Philosophy, the pandemic was well underway and
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Steel is an essential U.S. commodity. It is arguably the most valuable engineering and construction material used in everyday life,
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Cost Estimator
Defining the Project Delivery Method In all project delivery methods—design-bid-build, CM/GC, design-build, cost plus or other progressive delivery methods—you should
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Value Engineering
The term value engineering (VE) is commonly taken out of context and used to cut budgets and does not add
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Green Lumber
With environmental realities bearing down, the construction industry is faced with both finding and implementing sustainable solutions to significantly reduce
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Congratulations to Scott Edwards Architecture for winning the Lake Oswego Aquatics and Recreation Center. JLD Cost Consulting is proud to be
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Portland Business Journal lists JLD in the Top Management Consulting Firms. Founded in 2011 with the purpose of delivering highly qualified
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Centennial Industrial Park The port’s 108-acre Centennial Industrial Park (CIP) features 17 acres that are now ready-to-build and available for
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Work to begin on huge new plant for Yogi Tea Construction is set to start Sunday on the largest new
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Consulting
Florence, Oregon Public Works Operations Facility Groundbreaking On Monday, January 9, 2017 at 9:30 am the hail and rain let
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The capital markets play a significant role in the investment and continued growth of the commercial real estate sector. The
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Construction Productivity
Why construction struggles to compete with rival industries Along with labor shortages, increasing regulations and lot availability problems, one issue spans
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An artist’s impression of the International House Sydney at Barangaroo. Photo: Supplied The first commercial office building in Australia made completely
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