Articles from May 2011



Interface Identifies Trends in 25 Years of Service to Clients

In a May 23, 2011, interview with RedHardHat, Interface’s President and Principal Consultant Frank Adams, PE, responded to questions about projects undertaken throughout the firm’s 25-year history and the trends he saw in his analysis of the firm’s work. Check out highlights from the interview below. RedHardHat: How did you conduct your analysis of trends [...]

Interface President Delivers Presentation on Construction Claims and Disputes

On Thursday, May 12, 2011, Interface Consulting President and Principal Consultant Frank Adams, PE, spoke to a gathering of construction industry professionals at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Houston River Oaks in Houston, Texas. The diverse audience of project managers, contract managers, engineers, and executives, among others, listened to Mr. Adams present the “Top Seven Construction [...]

Golfers and Construction Industry Players Swing into Spring with ABA Annual Meeting and Golf Tournament

By: Chris Sullivan Interface Consulting once again participated in and sponsored the American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on the Construction Industry Annual Meeting and golf tournament in Scottsdale, Arizona, April 14 – 16, 2011. All of our testifying experts and several from our marketing group were on hand to attend the many interesting presentations and [...]

U.S. Colleges Put Construction on the Books with Renovation, Expansion Projects

The May 2011 issue of Construction Headline News explores what projects are on the books at private and public college campuses across the nation as they pour millions of dollars into various expansion and renovation projects. Although some of these projects are still in the fundraising and planning phases, others are well on their way [...]

Article on Successful Project Management Published in Construction Executive

Philip Barnard, PE, CCE, Interface Consulting senior vice president and a principal consultant, recently published an article highlighting the importance of understanding, effectively scheduling, and monitoring each step of the construction project management process. Mr. Barnard’s article, “Every Step Counts in Successful Project Management,” was featured in the March 2011 issue of Associated Builders and [...]

The Florida Bar Makes Another Splash with its Annual Construction Law Institute

By: Jessica A. Valor The Florida Bar’s Construction Law Institute keeps getting bigger and better every year. The fourth annual conference was again held at the beautiful Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Orlando, Florida, from March 31 to April 2, 2011. Interface Consulting’s senior vice president, Philip Barnard, PE, CCE, and I were among [...]