HPM’s Jay Daily Joins BIO Alabama Board of Directors

HPM’s Jay Daily Joins BIO Alabama Board of Directors

Daily HPM Vice President of Business Development Jay Daily has been named to the Board of Directors for BIO Alabama, a Birmingham-based organization that serves as the leading advocate for Alabama’s bioeconomy. BIO Alabama represents the state nationally and internationally as Alabama’s affiliate of Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the preeminent national association for biotechnology companies.  “When I learned about BIO Alabama and its mission to promote…
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Emerging Leaders: A Q&A with a Project Management Co-Op Student

HPM’s Emerging Leaders Program prepares students to enter a competitive workplace, providing hands-on experience and a better understanding of the planning, design and construction process. Rebekah Spoor, a civil engineering student at the University of Alabama, recently completed our co-op program with three semesters in the Emerging Leaders Program. The Michigan native spent her last semester working in the field with our team at Round Rock Independent School District in Round Rock,…
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Preconstruction Success: C.D. Fulkes Middle School

Over the last nine years, HPM has consistently served the needs of Round Rock Independent School District (RRISD) in Round Rock, Texas, through the work of our Audit and Contract Services Group. When the district announced its $500+ million capital bond program in 2018, administrators knew they needed a trusted…
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A Little Kindness Goes a Long Way

Kindness is contagious, and in a year like 2020, we could all use a little more. Led by our Community Service Committee, HPM is encouraging employees across the country to share random acts of kindness this holiday season. We hope to inspire others to do the same, as studies have shown that 40% of people who experience an act of kindness pay it forward within…
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HPM Talks: 2020 Recap

Shutdowns and social distancing have forced us to think outside the box in order to connect with people in 2020. Meetings, classes, doctors’ appointments, wine tastings—they’ve all gone virtual this year! At HPM, we began a series of webinars called HPM Talks, featuring free training sessions from nationally-recognized experts in…
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A Q&A with HPM’s Electrical Engineering Expert

HPM is committed to high-quality preconstruction services, offering a variety of services to meet our clients’ needs. One of the reasons we stand out in the industry as leaders is that we have mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering (MEP) expertise in house. Electrical Preconstruction Manager Kyle Talley focuses on the electrical and low voltage aspects of our clients’ programs. Before joining…
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The Value of Preconstruction Services

Preconstruction Services evolved out of cost estimating to incorporate the many activities typically involved in planning a project, including scheduling, constructability reviews, phasing and logistics, materials and systems analysis, value engineering, life cycle cost analysis and more. Preconstruction sets the stage for a successful build. It’s also an effective strategy for adding value to…
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Saving Money Through Preconstruction Expertise

By Michael Eskew, Mechanical Preconstruction Manager Eskew HPM’s experienced preconstruction team can identify value engineering opportunities that will cut costs for your project, and the sooner we are involved, the better. We can point to preconstruction value stories across the many unique industries we serve, but one recent example comes…
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Homewood High School

At Home in a New Classroom

When Homewood High School teacher Melissa Dameron-Vines heard the news that she would be moving into a brand-new classroom, she wasn’t sure how she felt about it. A classroom becomes a sort of home away from home for a teacher, and Dameron-Vines had been in hers for 10 years. Plus,…
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Emerging Leaders: A Q&A with a Preconstruction Co-Op Student

As a professional services firm, we teach our co-op students more than construction. The Emerging Leaders program exposes students to business acumen, accounting, marketing, and business development in addition to all aspects of construction management. Co-op student Rachel Bengert spent her fall semester working in our Preconstruction Services department. A…
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