46 episodes

The Preconstruction Podcast tells the story of Preconstruction Innovation within Commercial Construction throughout the US. We will be traveling the country speaking with Preconstruction innovators, Estimating geniuses, and national leaders within Technology, General Contractors, Architects, Owners, and Subcontractors to hear their Preconstruction success stories.

The Preconstruction Podcast - Commercial Construction‪.‬ Gareth McGlynn

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 8 Ratings

The Preconstruction Podcast tells the story of Preconstruction Innovation within Commercial Construction throughout the US. We will be traveling the country speaking with Preconstruction innovators, Estimating geniuses, and national leaders within Technology, General Contractors, Architects, Owners, and Subcontractors to hear their Preconstruction success stories.

    Jim Brain - The California Native. VP of Preconstruction with Reaume Richardson who revitalize cityscapes throught California

    Jim Brain - The California Native. VP of Preconstruction with Reaume Richardson who revitalize cityscapes throught California

    Gareth our host caught up with Jim Brain, VP of Preconstruction for Reaume Richardson in Pasadena, California, Jim is a California native with extensive experience across multiple sectors in California.
    During this episode, Jim discussed:
    - Reaume Richardson's track record in revitalizing cityscapes throughout California
    - Hyper Inflation: His experience in the early 2000s looks slightly similar. How that worked out
    - Preconstruction Technology
    - Lack of resources within subcontractors and Preconstruction & Estimating teams
    - How he recruits, retains and develops staff
    - The challenges of Adaptive reuse projects
    You can connect with Jim on LinkedIn using the following link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jim-brain-0b837313/
    Jim's email:  jim@reaumerichardson.com
    Oh and we discuss much much more :-)
    Please if you enjoy this video please like, subscribe, and share it with your friends, peers, or colleagues.
    If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the Preconstruction Podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com
    Enjoy!
    Preconstruction DATA
    Estimator
    Estimating
    Construction
    Preconstruction
    Building Information Modelling
    BIM
    VDC
    Virtual Design Construction
    Commercial Construction
    Estimators
    Preconstruction Managers
    Design & Build
    Pasadena, California
    Niche Specialist Staffing Partners
    Niche SSP
    Jim Brain
    Reaume Richardson
    Gareth McGlynn

    • 47 min
    The Industry Evangelist at Join - Jeff Sample (Preconstruction Technology Platform)

    The Industry Evangelist at Join - Jeff Sample (Preconstruction Technology Platform)

    Our host Gareth sat down with Jeff Sample the Industry Evangelist at JOIN a Preconstruction Technology platform that helps the Owner, Architect and Contractor communicate, collaborate, and make important decisions easier. We also discussed:

    - What was the craic at Advancing Preconstruction

    - Lessons learnt so far in the Join journey

    - How Join listen, learn and adapt 

    - The Importance of communication, collaboration and transparency

    - How we can help the construction industry

    - The new release of Project Comparisons from Join

    I hope you enjoy this episode please reach out to Jeff via his LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeff-sample-b187087/

    Or email him at jeff@join.build

    Enjoy!

    Construction, Preconstruction Technology, Estimator, Estimating, Construction, Preconstruction, Assemble, Building Information Modeling, BIM, VDC, Virtual Design, Construction, Commercial, Construction Estimators, Preconstruction Managers, Design & Build, Niche Specialist Staffing Partners, Niche SSP, Jeff Sample, JOIN Construction Gareth McGlynn

    • 43 min
    Rohan Jawali - VDC & Innovations Group at Hensel Phelps in San Diego, CA

    Rohan Jawali - VDC & Innovations Group at Hensel Phelps in San Diego, CA

    Gareth our host caught up with Rohan Jawali the VDC & Innovations lead at Hensel Phelps in San Diego. 



    During this episode, Rohan goes into great depth on:

    - His career growth at Hensel Phelps

    - The Importance of Preconstruction & VDC

    - Preconstruction Technology (BIM Models, 5D Modelling & 6D Modelling)

    - Digital Prefabrication

    - The lessons from Covid, how the Processes have enabled us.

    - Life in San Diego

    - What is the best Preconstruction Technology Stack 

    You can connect with Rohan via Twitter and LinkedIn via the following links:

    Twitter: @RJawali

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rjawali/

    Please if you enjoy this video please like, subscribe, and share it with your friends, peers, or colleagues.  

    If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the Preconstruction Podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com  

    Enjoy!  

    Gareth 









    Preconstruction DATA,  Estimator,  Estimating,  Construction,  Preconstruction, Building Information Modelling,  BIM,  VDC,  Virtual Design Construction,  Commercial Construction,  Estimators,  Preconstruction Managers,  Design & Build,  San Diego, CA,  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners,  Niche SSP,  Rohan Jawali  Hensel Phelps, Gareth McGlynn

    • 33 min
    "How we can help with the skilled labor shortage" with Bob Kovacs - VP of Preconstruction at Evans General Contractors

    "How we can help with the skilled labor shortage" with Bob Kovacs - VP of Preconstruction at Evans General Contractors

    The labor shortage is our responsibility!

    Our host Gareth McGlynn sat down with Bob Kovacs the VP of Preconstruction with Evans General Contracting in Atlanta, GA to discuss how the labor shortage is everyone's responsibility.

    Having worked in operations early on and now with 20+ years in Preconstruction with the likes of Skanska, Gilbane, and Evans, Bob is leading the way in speaking out on this topic. 

    During this episode we discuss the following:

    - Skilled Labor Shortage

    - The Importance of Preconstruction

    - Preconstruction Technology

    - Evans GC and the future of construction industries

    - The importance of operations experience as a Preconstruction Professional. 

    Bob is incredibly open and transparent if you have any questions or want to get involved in volunteering connect with Bob on Linkedin via: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-kovacs-leed-ap-1491744/details/experience/

    Enjoy!



    Preconstruction DATA  

    Estimator  

    Estimating  

    Construction  

    Preconstruction  

    Building Information Modelling  

    BIM  

    VDC  

    Virtual Design Construction  

    Commercial Construction  

    Estimators  

    Preconstruction Managers  

    Design & Build  

    Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  

    Niche SSP  

    Evans General Contractors

    Bob Kovacs

    Gareth McGlynn

    The Preconstruction Podcast

    • 26 min
    Alan Dunbar - SVP at Skanska (West Coast) Preconstruction & Technology Group Leader 😍

    Alan Dunbar - SVP at Skanska (West Coast) Preconstruction & Technology Group Leader 😍

    Gareth our host caught up with Alan Dunbar the SVP of Preconstruction for Skanska's West Coast offices, he is also the Preconstruction Technology Group Leader across the US.

    Based in Seattle, WA, Alan is an incredibly insightful Preconstruction professional originating from Glasgow, Scotland where he studied as a Quantity Surveyor.

    During this episode, Alan goes into great depth on his vision for Skanska's West Coast operations and how they are leveraging in-house custom-built preconstruction technology to help expedite the Preconstruction process.   

    You can connect with Alan on LinkedIn using the following link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alan-dunbar-25a16614/

    Oh and we discuss much much more :-)  

    Please if you enjoy this video please like, subscribe, and share it with your friends, peers, or colleagues.  

    If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the Preconstruction Podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com  

    Enjoy!  





    Preconstruction DATA  

    Estimator  

    Estimating  

    Construction  

    Preconstruction  

    Building Information Modelling  

    BIM  

    VDC  

    Virtual Design Construction 

    Commercial Construction  

    Estimators  

    Preconstruction Managers  

    Design & Build  

    Seattle, WA  

    Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  

    Niche SSP  

    Alan Dunbar  

    Skanska Construction  

    Gareth McGlynn

    • 43 min
    David Askie - International Preconstruction Leader currently Head of Integrated Solutions for Lend Lease in New York

    David Askie - International Preconstruction Leader currently Head of Integrated Solutions for Lend Lease in New York

    Gareth our host caught up with David Askie an International Preconstruction thought leader who has worked across three continents in cities like Milan, Sydney, London, Perth, LA, NY, Chicago and many more. 

    During this episode, David goes into great depth on:


    His journey from college in Newcastle New South Wales to Head of Integrated Solutions for Lendlease US.
    Lendlease the Australian construction giant
    Projects in Milan, London, LA, NY, Chicago
    Lendlease's unique international skillset 
    Opportunities in Lendlease US
    Preconstruction Technology
    The Challenges around choosing the right Preconstruction Technology

    Oh and we discuss much much more :-)  

    Connect with David on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-askie-803a3b4/

    Please if you enjoy this episode please like, subscribe, and share it with your friends, peers, or colleagues.  

    If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the Preconstruction Podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com  

    Enjoy!  







    Preconstruction DATA  

    Estimator  

    Estimating  

    Construction  

    Preconstruction 

    Building Information Modelling  

    BIM  

    VDC  

    Virtual Design Construction  

    Commercial Construction  

    Estimators  

    Preconstruction Managers  

    Design & Build  

    Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  

    Niche SSP  David Askie  

    Lendlease 

    Gareth McGlynn

    • 31 min

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