April 30, 2021
Collaboration may seem overused, but it is not just a buzzword or an empty cliché. As a design-build firm with four dynamic and distinct parts – architecture, engineering, construction and development – collaboration is essential. Our greatest successes have come about because of our team’s desire to come together and contribute their expertise for the benefit of a shared objective, project or mission.
March 15, 2021
Measure Twice, Cut Once “Measure twice, cut once” is a well-known and often used phrase in carpentry. The meaning being quite literal: measure the wood twice before making a cut to ensure all pieces fit together correctly. The sentiment of this phrase can be extended to other areas in the ▸
December 4, 2020
Today’s Master Builders, aka “Design-Builders” effectively address accountability, quality, cost, and time, through a singleentity that provides architecture, engineering, and construction expertise.
November 6, 2020
Design explained in fewer than 140 characters Asking experts to simply explain what design is, can be like asking Stephen Hawking to simply explain his black hole theory. With so many moving parts and pieces, design can come off as so complicated to those who have not studied it, that ▸
July 9, 2020
10 Myths about Development: busted Property development can often seem daunting to those not involved in the field. There are very few people that truly understand the ins and outs of development, and, because of this, there are many myths and misconceptions that can scare off the average person. In ▸
May 19, 2020
A schedule provides a semblance of order as we map out our day, week(s), and even month(s) ahead. A construction schedule at its core is no different.
November 14, 2019
We sat down for a quick Q&A session with Ken Osmun to learn more about Pull Planning and the impact it has had on projects at VIP. The nature of design-build is to have all stakeholders involved at the very beginning of a project, working together as a collaborative team ▸
September 12, 2019
MILLENIALS IN CONSTRUCTION Tyler Felice-Jennings, an Assistant Project Manager here at VIP, brings a tremendous amount of energy and eagerness to the workplace. We were able to slow him down just a bit to discuss what it is like to be a millennial in the construction industry. He opens up ▸
January 30, 2019
Throughout history, there have been many incredible feats of construction. From the building of the pyramids to the mysterious construction of Stonehenge, one-of-a-kind structures have come to life in different time periods that still impress us today. These marvels of the modern world deserve to be recognized for their size, ▸