the newsletter of tbd consultants - edition 14, 2nd qtr 2009

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2009 Market Forecast
Constructability Reviews
Vista Second Edition

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2009 Market Forecast
Tony Vallance

Tony shares the lessons he has learned from past recessions and passes on his views of the current recession and its affects on the construction industry. He also makes some interesting predictions as to when the market will start recovering, and gives his reasons for these conclusions.


Constructability Reviews

When bids are as competitive as we are currently seeing them, you can expect contractors to be scouring the contract documents for potential claims, to improve the profitability of a project. So here we take a look at some of the points to consider when reviewing contract documents before going to bid.


Geoff's IT Gems
Vista Second Edition

Windows Vista did not exactly meet with universal acclaim when it was released, and now its follow-up is getting ready to hit the market. What's new, what's changed? Here we take a first look at the beta release of Windows 7, soon to come to a desktop near you.



Design consultant: Katie Levine of Vallance, Inc.