Photo courtesy Waldrop+Nichols Studio The project was completed two months ahead of schedule. Related Links: See all of the Best of the Best Projects 2012 Winners Complex Coordination Delivers LEED-Gold Hotel Entries for ENR's First Global Best Projects Competition Are Due Feb. 28 With a tight time frame of just 28 months, the Balfour | Russell | Pegasus joint venture completed the $331.6-million Omni Dallas Convention Center in November 2011. Despite numerous challenges, the team was able to incorporate more than $10 million in additional scope, funded through project savings that were reinvested into the hotel. The team also completed
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.