K12

HPM Promotes David Jones to Program Manager

The culture of HPM is built upon leaders with proven ability to deliver outstanding work products, while also embodying the core values of the company and building meaningful relationships. All who have had the pleasure of interacting with David Jones, know that he fits these criteria and more. Whether it…
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HPM Hires Director of Planning Services

We are pleased to announce the hiring of Scott Leopold as Director of Planning Services at HPM. Scott will work alongside Tracy Richter, Vice President of Planning Services at HPM, to expand our partnerships with K-12 school districts in markets throughout the Southeast, bolster existing relationships with clients and enhance…
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HPM Johnson Brings Holistic Program Management Services to Georgia

HPM and Atlanta-based Johnson Construction Services have announced a structured joint venture as HPM Johnson. The strategic partnership delivers holistic and integrated program management, flexible and scalable owner’s representation, and a range of services across the construction lifecycle for new and ongoing projects throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area, throughout Georgia…
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How Planning Services Sets K-12 Projects Up for Long-Term Success

Written By Alana Abbott, HPM Planning Associate  Strategic planning is an essential component of efficiency models for facilities in nearly every industry. At HPM, we partner with our clients to conduct planning assessments, which we use to create options and recommendations for facility needs. Our planning process addresses four distinct…
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Marking a Milestone at Manor ISD

Manor Independent School District celebrated an exciting milestone last week with a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Early College High School facility. Set to open in the fall of 2023, the 85,000 thousand square foot facility will provide students with a college campus-inspired atmosphere. “This is a great day in…
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Saving Time and Money, Despite a Pandemic

It is no secret or surprise that construction projects around the world have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, it has caused delays and budget increases, setbacks that public-school districts typically cannot afford. At Round Rock ISD, however, we delivered over $75 million of work in a period…
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Should You Consider a Specialist for Your Construction Audit?

By Vinson Chapman, Vice President, Audit & Contract Services Auditing construction contracts can be complex. The expertise involved is significantly different than typical audits performed by CPAs and involves evaluating subjective estimates, identifying ambiguous terms of the contract, and noting contractual incentives where the owner's and the general contractor's interests…
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The Art and Science of K-12 Facilities Master Planning

It is often expected that the process will be “data-driven” when a Board of Trustees begins facilities master planning. This request immediately raises two questions. First, what data should be used to make informed facilities decisions? And secondly, how should the data be combined to ensure that all facilities’ needs…
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