the newsletter of tbd consultants - 2nd qtr 2013

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Bay Area Market Report
Design-Build - Pros & Cons
Hotel Design Issues

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Bay Area Market Report

Traditionally, the San Francisco Bay Area has been one of the last areas of the country to pull out of a recession, but this time it seems to be leading the way. In this article we look at the state of the construction market in the Bay Area.


Design-Build Pros & Cons

The idea of using Design-Build as a procurement method is not a new one, but recently it has been seeing a bit of a resurgence. In this article we look as some of the advantages and disadvantages of this procurement method.


Hotel Design Issues

Hotels have to serve as a home-away-from-home, a temporary office, a meeting place, and a recreation center, among other things. Here we look into some of the issues related to hotel design.



Design consultant: Katie Levine of Vallance, Inc.