44 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.

    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
    Angel Dizon (MD) & Menzies Wilson (Director of Cost) of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations

    Angel Dizon (MD) & Menzies Wilson (Director of Cost) of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations

    Gareth our host caught up with Angel Dizon (MD) & Menzies Wilson (Director of Cost) who oversee $20 billion worth of projects at the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations for the US.   

    In their own words "We are the best within the State"  

    Angel discusses: 

    - Innovation within the Bureau 

    - The impact and responsibility the state has when it comes to climate change 

    - Prefabrication and AI as well as much much more  



    Menzies discusses: 

    - Building logistics & labor 

    - Challenges of building in poorly developed countries 

    - What it's like to have a project in Preconstruction for 2+ years 

    - The secret to getting within single digits of huge projects across the world  

    - The military operation of supplying a remote location 

    - Preconstruction Technology  Feel free to connect with Angel or Menzies via the links below: 



    Angel:            https://www.linkedin.com/in/angel-a-dizon-iii-2a121a188/

    Menzies:       https://www.linkedin.com/in/menzies-wilson-08a72515/ 



    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  Washington, DC  

    Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  

    Niche SSP  

    Angel Dizon  

    Menzies Wilson  

    Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations  

    Gareth McGlynn

    • 49 min
    Steve Stouthamer (EVP) - The Preconstruction Visionary with Skanska

    Steve Stouthamer (EVP) - The Preconstruction Visionary with Skanska

    Gareth our host caught up with Steve Stouthamer the EVP of Preconstruction with Skanska, who oversees 145 Preconstruction & Estimating professionals across the US  with Skanska. 

    Based in Raleigh, NC Steve has held multiple high-profile roles at Skanska including General Manager of Virginia and the Carolina's. 

    During this episode, Steve goes into great depth on his vision to utilize Preconstruction Data through a customized self-build platform within Skanska. This is an incredible journey that every Preconstruction professional should hear. 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

    Raleigh, NC

    Niche Specialist Staffing Partners

    Niche SSP

    Steve Stouthamer

    Skanska Construction

    Gareth McGlynn

    • 53 min

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