The Construction Owners Association of America supports facility Owners in the planning, design, and construction process through education and information exchange to facilitate continuous improvement and evolution of the industry.
Princeton University seeks an experienced, dedicated professional to fill the position of Manager, Finance, Office of Design & Construction (ODC).
Loudoun County Public Schools seeks a skilled professional to fill the position of Construction Coordinator. read more
Posted 1/22/2016, by
The Construction Owners Association of America, a national organization representing facility owners in the construction industry, today announced their first Executive Director, Karen Bresson, CAE. Her selection followed a nationwide search that began last summer. read more
Posted 1/14/2016, by Val Delaney
Registration is open for the COAA 2016 Spring Owners Leadership Conference May 4 - 6 in Dallas, TX! Come early for Project Management Training (May 2 - 3)! read more
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COAA is accepting scholarship applications from undergraduate students for the Albert E. Phillips Scholarship program. The application deadline is March 1, 2016.
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Santa Clara, CA
3/9/2016 - 3/9/2016
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3/17/2016 - 3/17/2016
Weyers Cave, VA
3/18/2016 - 3/18/2016
3/24/2016 - 3/24/2016
3/28/2016 - 3/29/2016
Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel
3/29/2016 - 3/29/2016
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3/31/2016 - 3/31/2016
4/4/2016 - 4/4/2016
K & L Gates
5/2/2016 - 5/3/2016
Westin Galleria Dallas
5/4/2016 - 5/6/2016
Westin Galleria Dallas
6/13/2016 - 6/14/2016
11/9/2016 - 11/11/2016
InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta
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As the market continues to improve and construction in all or most segments increases, the pool of talent who do the actual construction, renovation, and repair work dwindles - both in quantity and quality - particularly in trades that demand years of training and hands-on experience. Without improved recruiting, training, and retention, we almost certainly face a decrease in quality of work, increased costs, increased safety issues, and other concerns.
Top Ten Reasons...
There are a number of training opportunities out there for construction industry professionals, but none of them are geared to the Construction Project Owner ... until now. Visit COAA's Top Ten reasons Owners' Project Managers should choose COAA Owner Training Institute Courses as their one-stop shop on all training (choose from 13 topics!) that is critical to the successful Project Manager.
With a number of states limiting the coverage of an additional insured and limiting the breadth of indemnification clauses in construction contracts, a particular type of policy known as “Owner and Contractors Protective” (OCP) may be worth a look in evaluating that policy as a part of the overall risk management strategy.