Monthly Archives: November 2016

How to manage the inevitable… change


  By Christopher Schiavello Construction specialists are acutely aware that change is inevitable throughout a project. They’re also well aware of one constant which remains unchanged when dealing with change: it has the potential to impact time, cost and quality. Those three little words everyone hears all too often. While it sounds simple enough, managing change and client expectations during the construction process is much harder to execute in reality. Fast tracked projects are forever pushing initial program expectations to be [...]

Age of the Millennial, what does it mean?


 By Christopher Schiavello The hospitality sector is rapidly changing and 2016 promises to be a year of increased demand, growth and acquisitions. The key driver of change in the coming years for the hospitality and hotel sector will be the expected generational shift. Millennials (or Gen Y) aged between 21 and 35, are beginning to enter their prime earning years and will have a definitive impact on how disposable income is spent. According to research recently released by Deloitte’s, Millennials [...]