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.
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Posted 4/22/2016, by
Submissions must be received by July 31, 2016. Winners will be notified by September 30, 2016 and the awards ceremony will occur during the 2016 COAA Fall Owners Leadership conference to be held in Atlanta, GA.
Posted 3/9/2016, by
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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5/2/2016 - 5/3/2016
Westin Galleria Dallas
5/4/2016 - 5/6/2016
Westin Galleria Dallas
6/13/2016 - 6/14/2016
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
6/29/2016 - 6/29/2016
9/15/2016 - 9/16/2016
9/29/2016 - 9/29/2016
State College, PA
11/9/2016 - 11/11/2016
InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta
COAA members can log in to the COAA website and access conference PowerPoint Presentations and handouts. After logging in, visit Archives.
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.