Preconstruction

A Matter of Trust

https://youtu.be/ghZOIQMSN3k Over the past 15 years, HPM has proudly assisted the University of Alabama in the execution of an ongoing capital development program totaling over $2.2 billion. We have worked alongside the university on unique projects that range from academic buildings to athletic facilities. "One of the values that HPM…
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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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Avoid Weather Delays with Early Planning and Prefabrication

By Kyle Talley, HPM Electrical Preconstruction Manager It’s cold and raining, yet I have miles of duct bank to go. In this blog post, we will discuss a planning option to avert schedule delays due to concrete-encased duct bank installations that must wait on good weather. The cold and rainy…
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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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How Does HPM Help School Districts Like Yours?

By Anna Sullivan, Senior Program Development Manager When a capital bond program becomes inevitable due to growth or change, school districts seek out an advocate who will work with them, teach them, and support them through the entire process. HPM is ready to assist and, as K-12 advisors and managers, we're…
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HPM’s Jesse Montgomery Promoted to Senior Preconstruction Manager

Jesse Montgomery didn’t wade into the water when he joined HPM as a Preconstruction Manager in July 2018. He dove headfirst into three complicated programs and hasn’t slowed down since. Jesse is dedicated to serving our clients in every sense of the word, and we are proud to announce his promotion to Senior Preconstruction Manager.  “Jesse is very dedicated and has a strong work ethic,” said Del Buck, HPM Vice…
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Breaking Down the Acronyms in Building Cell and Radio Antenna Systems

Kyle Talley Kyle Talley, HPM Electrical Preconstruction Manager Confusing Acronyms? We have plenty. With so many, it seems that the construction industry could rival the military for having the most extensive and confusing set of specialized vocabulary terms. DAS, BDA, ERRC: what are they and how do they affect your…
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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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