Author Archives: James Greenyer, Central Region Director – Design-Build, Black & Veatch

About James Greenyer, Central Region Director – Design-Build, Black & Veatch

James Greenyer is responsible for the capture and execution of water design-build projects in the Central US for Black & Veatch. He has worked extensively on collaborative delivery projects ranging from biosolids and thermal hydrolysis projects in Ohio to fast-track drought mitigation projects in Midland, Texas. James has successfully structured, negotiated, and executed CMAR, progressive, and fixed-price design-build projects in the US as well as in the UK.

Transferring Risk: An Opportunity to Add Value Using Progressive Design-Build Delivery

Projects delivered under construction management at-risk (CMAR) and progressive design-build (PDB) contracts are becoming more common in the US water sector. Each method offers opportunities for an owner to accelerate schedule, collaborate more effectively with a project team, facilitate early consideration of construction issues, and receive insight into project cost. There are many similarities between these two delivery methods, but PDB offers one major differentiator: an opportunity for the owner to transfer additional risk.

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Topics: Black & Veatch, Progressive Design-Build, Risk Allocation.