The Progressive Design-Build delivery method is paying off for Tacoma Public Schools. With material escalation and labor cost increases pushing existing projects into the red, the Boze Elementary School project's six year old budget couldn’t support current market conditions. TPS needed a better way to deliver capital projects and selected PDB. Learn how they succeeded on their first Progressive Design-Build project and how they will do it again in the future.
Describe how and why the Owner, Program Manager and Design-Builder utilized DBIA Best Practices to deliver the Boze Elementary School Progressive Design-Build project with record results.
Discus the benefits the Owner desired and received using Progressive Design-Build versus other approved Alternative Public Works Project Delivery Methods.
Differentiate how Progressive Design-Build facilitated an accelerated design & preconstruction schedule resulting in an in-budget GMP at 60% design and solicitation to groundbreaking in half the time.
Identify how the Progressive Design-Build was applied to improve local, minority, small and women owned subcontractor and supplier participation to district record levels.
DBIA, PMP, VMA,
Sr. Preconstruction Manager,
Korsmo Construction, Inc.
Executive Director - Planning and Construction,
Tacoma Public School
Group Manager - Owners Representative Services,
Lessons Learned from Washington State’s First Progressive Design-Build Public School Project Exam
1.00 - Continuing Education Units
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