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Gerry Torres, DBIA, Manager of Preconstruction & Estimating Services, PCL Construction

About Gerry Torres, DBIA, Manager of Preconstruction & Estimating Services, PCL Construction

Gerry has 20+ years of hands-on experience in water and wastewater treatment projects, including estimating, preconstruction, and project operations on design-bid-build and collaborative-delivery (design-build and CMAR) projects. He has an extensive background in cost-effective planning and has solid relationships with local and regional subcontractors and vendors. Gerry is also a certified design-build professional and has worked as the manager of preconstruction and estimating services at PCL Construction for the past two years.

Best Practices for Accelerating a Design-Build Project Schedule

Compared to the traditional design-bid-build method, design-build delivery can accelerate design and construction schedules by 20% to 30%. Many cities and counties have implemented new fast-tracked permitting review processes to reduce the turnaround time for issuing permits, which are critical to maintaining the construction schedule.

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Topics: Design-Build, PCL.