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The Preconstruction Podcast

The Preconstruction Podcast

By Gareth McGlynn
The Preconstruction Podcast tells a story of Preconstruction Innovation within Commercial Construction throughout the US. We will be travelling the country speaking with Preconstruction innovators, Estimating geniuses and national leaders within Technology, General Contractors, Architects, Owners and Subcontractors to hear their Preconstruction success stories.
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Morgan Keel - Preconstruction Director: The drive of building her own home and owning her own business.
Our host Gareth McGlynn spoke to Morgan Keel the Director of Preconstruction with Starmount in Raleigh, NC.   Morgan discussed:  - Her dream to build her won home was the driver to getting into construction  - How she always wanted to won her own business  - The importance of having a good mentor  - Relocating from NYC to NC  - The evolution of Preconstruction  - The Data Center world  - And much much more   Enjoy this episode and please share, like and comment.   Starmount Contracting  Preconstruction Technology  Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Assemble  Building Information Modelling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction  Commercial Construction  Estimators  Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Morgan Keel  Gareth McGlynn
44:44
April 9, 2021
Micah Vainikka - Young Preconstruction leader at Knutson in Minnesota (Talks Talent & Technology)
Our host Gareth McGlynn sat down with Micah Vainikka the young Preconstruction leader driving Knutson forward in Minnesota.  We discussed the incredible Scandinavian influence across Minnesota and how Knutson was founded by a Norwegian. Micah's story on working as a carpenter for a custom home builder while studying for his Construction Manager degree gave him a real passion for construction.  Micah is a perfect example of how a young high performing Project Manager transitions into Preconstruction, climbs the ladder quickly and is influencing how projects can be built faster, safer and better.   As always preconstruction technology is at the heart of this discussion and much much more. Enjoy this episode and please share, like and comment. Knutson Construction Services Preconstruction Technology Estimator Estimating Construction Preconstruction Assemble Building Information Modeling BIM VDC Virtual Design Construction Commercial Construction Estimators Preconstruction Managers Design & Build Niche Specialist Staffing Partners Niche SSP
34:54
April 9, 2021
Will Senner - VP at Skanska - Start your Preconstruction DATA journey today!
Gareth our host caught up with Will Senner the VP of Preconstruction with Skanska in Raleigh, NC. Will's story of Preconstruction Data is incredible, discussed on this episode:  - The best way to use Preconstruction Data  - What Preconstruction Data we should be using / gathering - Visualization through Microsoft BI - Data Workflows - Challenges of playing the long game with data - Benefits of Data - How it ties into the Preconstruction, Design, Development and Operations side Please if you enjoy this video please like, subscribe and share it with your friends, peers or colleagues. If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the Preconstruction Podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com Enjoy! Estimator Estimating Construction Preconstruction Building Information Modelling BIM VDC Virtual Design Construction Commercial Construction Estimators Preconstruction Managers Design & Build Raleigh, NC Niche Specialist Staffing Partners Niche SSP Will Senner Skanska Construction Gareth McGlynn
54:36
March 3, 2021
Matt Vetter - VP with Schafer Construction (Detroit) discuss the importance of Building Relationships
Gareth our host caught up with Matt Vetter the Vice President of Schafer Construction outside of Detroit, MI on: - How a Bachelors in Psychology helped him climb the Preconstruction ladder - Working from home - how it will shape the future of Preconstruction - The challenges of running a construction company like a startup - Detroit construction market and the suburbs  - Preconstruction Technology  - The Future of Preconstruction and how Schafer will grow  Please if you enjoy this video please like, subscribe and share it with your friends, peers or colleagues. If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the Preconstruction Podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com Enjoy! Estimator Estimating Construction Preconstruction Building Information Modelling BIM VDC Virtual Design Construction Commercial Construction Estimators Preconstruction Managers Design & Build Detroit, MI Niche Specialist Staffing Partners Niche SSP Matt Vetter  Schafer Construction Gareth McGlynn
32:59
February 2, 2021
Bennie Kovach - Precon Executive discusses the BD side of Preconstruction and the future of WFH
Our host Gareth McGlynn had great craic chatting to Bennie Kovach the Precon Executive with James G. David Construction in DC. Covered in this episode: - The Penn State Bachelor's of Architectural Engineering  - Bennie's attention disorder - Why he choose Preconstruction - The challenges of WFH and how it will shake out - The importance of Business Development within Preconstruction - Fairfax, VA - Evolution of Preconstruction and Preconstruction Technology Enjoy this episode and please share, like and comment. James G. Davis Construction Preconstruction Technology Estimator Estimating Construction Preconstruction Assemble Building Information Modeling BIM VDC Virtual Design Construction Commercial Construction Estimators Preconstruction Managers Design & Build Niche Specialist Staffing Partners Niche SSP Bennie Kovach Fairfax, VA Gareth McGlynn
44:09
February 2, 2021
Loren Morgan VP of Precon at Brookfield Properties on "Why Precon need to shoot themselves out of every meeting"
Our host Gareth McGlynn had our first US Naval Academy Graduate on the podcast this week. Loren Morgan the VP of Preconstruction with Brookfield Properties in San Francisco discussed: - The lessons learnt at the Naval Academy - Differences between the Naval Academy and conventional universities or colleges - Why he choose Preconstruction - What developers look for in a contractor - The importance of a Developer, Contractor and Architect relationship - Suburban construction design - Relocating to San Fran from Virginia - Why Preconstruction professionals need to constantly shot there way out of meetings Enjoy this episode and please share, like and comment. Brookfield Properties Preconstruction Technology Estimator Estimating Construction Preconstruction Assemble Building Information Modeling BIM VDC Virtual Design Construction Commercial Construction Estimators Preconstruction Managers Design & Build Niche Specialist Staffing Partners Niche SSP Loren Morgan Gareth McGlynn
50:19
January 28, 2021
Mark Cleverly - Construction Executive with McCarthy in Atlanta, GA discussing Technology, Data, Healthcare & Higher Education projects.
Happy New Year! To kick off 2021 our host Gareth McGlynn spoke to Mark Cleverly the current Construction Executive for McCarthy in Atlanta, GA.    Topics discussed:   - Mark's transition from running his own firm in London to Senior Estimator at McCarthy  - Healthcare and Higher Education construction  - The importance of technology in his day to day preconstruction work  - Collaborating with the client  - Preconstruction Technology: Data and Modelogix, Assemble  - Atlanta, GA as a place to live: Likes and Dislikes   Enjoy, feel free to like and share this episode with your peers.    If you would like to make an appearance on the Preconstruction Podcast please drop us a text via (646)503-5594.   Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design  Construction   Commercial Construction   Dallas, TX Estimators   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  Mark Cleverly  McCarthy Building  Healthcare Construction  Higher Education  Construction  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Gareth McGlynn
55:49
January 14, 2021
James Hancik - VP of Preconstruction at Gilbane across Northern New Jersey and New York.
Our host Gareth McGlynn sat down this week with James Hancik (VP) the Preconstruction Executive with Gilbane in New Jersey.    James's journey is filled with challenges, success stories and a great example of how construction can take you in so many different directions.    Discussion points:   - Lack of students considering construction/preconstruction  - Building the Red Bull arena for a European client  - The importance of a MBA in your career  - The art of Estimating; What makes the best estimators  - How challenging yourself is the only way to keep enjoying the construction world  - Preconstruction Technology  - And much much more   This is a great episode that I hope you enjoy.   Sponsor:  Beck Technology - https://beck-technology.com/  Please if you enjoy this video please like, subscribe and share it with your friends, peers or colleagues.   More great episode coming soon,   Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Gilbane  Red Bulls arena  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Estimators   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  New Jersey  New York  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  James Hancik  Gareth McGlynn
44:17
December 21, 2020
Preconstruction DATA with Stewart Carroll - President of Beck Technology
This is the second episode in our DATA series of Podcasts and who better to get on and discuss DATA than Stewart Carroll. Stewarts ability to simplify the most complex technology solutions for Preconstruction is second to none.  This is Stewarts second appearance, so if you havent listened to the first episode please do.  This time Stewart dissects how DATA is collected, used and displayed with Preconstruction.  Please enjoy and share this with peers, colleagues and friends that might be interested.  Thanks,  Gareth - The Preconstruction Podcast host   The Preconstruction Podcast DATA Construction DATA Estimator Estimating Construction Preconstruction Building Information Modeling BIM VDC Virtual Design Construction Commercial Construction Estimators Preconstruction Managers Design & Build Dallas, TX Niche Specialist Staffing Partners Niche SSP Stewart Carroll Gareth McGlynn
44:10
December 14, 2020
Bill Allen - President of EvolveLAB out of Colorado. Bill is a BIM thought provoking disruptor.
Gareth our host caught up with Bill Allen the President of EvolveLAB and On Point Scans, Bill can be described as a thought provoking BIM Advocate who questions the normal and enjoys a good old debate.    During this podcast Gareth and Bill touch on: - Computational Design or as Bill calls it "Computational Construction"  - How the next generation of BIM / VDC professionals should be taught and trained  - Shared Data from the BIM Model  - Modular Construction  - Architectural Challenges  - Capturing As Builds  - Relaxing on his summer board  EvolveLAB:                                 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrUqAHZOqTXu3Myei1VUBzA  Bill Allen LinkedIn Profile:        https://www.linkedin.com/in/billallenbimmanager/   Please if you enjoy this video please like, subscribe and share it with your friends, peers or colleagues.   If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the Preconstruction Podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com   Enjoy!   Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Estimators   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  Charlotte, NC  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Bill Allen  EvolveLAB  On Point Scans  Gareth McGlynn
34:13
November 26, 2020
Steve Dell'Orto - Co-Founder of Concntric discuss Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Steve is a 25+ year Veteran with Clark Construction
The Preconstruction Podcast are delighted after popular demand to welcome back Steve Dell'Orto to discuss Data within Preconstruction and specifically AI and ML.    Steve is fresh from his appearance at the Advancing Preconstruction conference earlier this month (Nov 2020), if you didn't catch his presentation I highly recommend it, you can catch a recording now on his LinkedIn feed - just search Steve Dell'Orto on Linkedin.    Enjoy this Episode, we will be bringing you more episodes discussing Data in Preconstruction very soon.   As always a big shout out to our main sponsor Beck Technology: https://beck-technology.com/  Please like, share and comment.   Thanks,  Gareth    ConCntric  Artificial Intelligence  Machine Learning  Preconstruction Technology  Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Estimators   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  Clark Construction  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Steve Dell'Orto  Gareth McGlynn
39:39
November 26, 2020
Colleen Martindale - Civil Director of Estimating with McCarthy Building in Dallas, TX
The Preconstruction Podcast has started its Civil series of Podcasts with a BANG - our Managing Director Gareth McGlynn talked to an industry leader, speaker, advocate and pioneer Colleen Martindale.    Described as a breath of fresh air to male dominated industry, Colleen discusses the challenges of being a woman in estimating, McCarthy's diverse project range within civil, Preconstruction Technology including Join Build(r) and Modelogix and a topic that is close to her heart the McCarthy Partnership for Women (MPFW).   This is a must listen to for any civil industry preconstruction or estimating professional or any female within construction.    Enjoy, feel free to like and share this episode with your peers.    If you would like to make an appearance on the Preconstruction Podcast please drop us a text via (646)503-5594.   Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Dallas, TX Estimators   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  Colleen Martindale  McCarthy Building  Civil Construction  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Gareth McGlynn
46:44
October 23, 2020
Paul Hedgepath - Director of BIM/VDC at M.J Harris in Birmingham, AL
During episode 7 of our BIM/VDC Series of podcasts, our Managing Director Gareth McGlynn spoke to Paul Hedgepath the BIM / VDC Director with M.J Harris in Birmingham, AL.     Paul was fascinated by 3D Modelling at a young age and this was the start of a progressive career within the Virtual Design and Construction space.  Paul discusses everything from being an early adaptor with Holder Construction and now leading the VDC/BIM department for M.J Harris.    Sponsor:  Beck Technology - https://beck-technology.com/  Please if you enjoy this video please like, subscribe and share it with your friends, peers or colleagues.   Enjoy!   The Preconstruction Podcast Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Estimators  Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  Birmingham, AL  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Paul Hedgepath  Gareth McGlynn  M.J Harris
25:42
October 23, 2020
Luis Giordano - Preconstruction Director with McCarthy Building in California
Luis Giordano talks to our host Gareth McGlynn about his Italian heritage, starting his construction career in Argentina, relocating from Argentina to California, the evolution of construction methods, Preconstruction technologies and how they will shape how we build in the future.     Luis also goes into great detail of how preconstruction and preconstruction teams will have a much bigger role to play in the success of commercial construction projects across the US.    Enjoy this episode and please like and share it on your preferred social media platform.    Enjoy!   McCarthy Building Companies  Preconstruction Technology  Estimator  Estimating Construction Preconstruction  Assemble  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Estimators   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Luis Giordano  Gareth McGlynn
51:38
October 16, 2020
Nick Senske - Professor of Architecture at Iowa University - The next generation of Construction professionals (Design Education & Computational Design)
The Preconstruction podcast host Gareth McGlynn sat down with YouTube Star Nick Senske the current Assistant Professor of Architecture at Iowa University.   With a Bachelors and Masters in Architecture, along with his 40,000+ YouTube following, Nick Sense is the ideal teacher of Computational Design and Construction Design Education.    Nick discusses how schools are teaching BIM in design education and how computational design should be at the forefront of learning at schools.   See below links to Nick's YouTube Channel, Iowa State University and a 15 minute discussion on why programming should be taught within architecture. If you want to contact Nick please email him at nsenske@iastate.edu   My YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/nsenske   Iowa State University Computation + Construction Lab (CCL): http://ccl.design.iastate.edu/   Here is a 15-minute talk that Nick gave at University of Oklahoma (March 5, 2020) on why architecture students need to learn programming (it covers some of what we couldn't get to in the interview...): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LR7BYz58Ug&feature=youtu.be&t=10122   Great episode that I hope you enjoy.   Sponsor:  Beck Technology - https://beck-technology.com/  Advancing Preconstruction - https://bit.ly/3hLAJ8X   Please if you enjoy this video please like, subscribe and share it with your friends, peers or colleagues.   If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the Preconstruction Podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com   Enjoy!   Architecture  Nick Senske   Estimator   Estimating   Construction  Preconstruction   Facilities Management   Building Information Modeling   BIM   VDC   Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Estimators   Preconstruction Managers   Design & Build   Iowa State University   Charlotte, NC   Niche Specialist Staffing Partners   Niche SSP   Gareth McGlynn
45:35
September 10, 2020
Roel Aguilar - Preconstruction is a CAREER. Great interview with the Precon lead for DPR in DFW.
This week Gareth McGlynn caught up with Roel Aguilar a Preconstruction Leader with DPR in the Dallas-Fort Worth.    If ever a title fitted a profile its this one, Roel is a Preconstruction Leader who grew DPR's preconstruction team from 1 to 18 in six years.  In this podcast we find out the secret sauce of building a successful preconstruction team, engaging with trade partners early and the future of Preconstruction technology.   Enjoy this episode and please like and share it on your preferred social media platform.    Enjoy!   #DPR  Roel Aguilar  Preconstruction Technology  Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Estimators   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  DPR  Construction  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Gareth McGlynn  DPR
29:28
September 10, 2020
Jeremy Roh - BIM YouTube Star (20K subscribers) Principal with RAD (Ragona Architecture & Design) in Charlotte, NC
The Preconstruction podcast host Gareth McGlynn sat down with Professor and YouTube Star Jeremy Roh the Principle of Ragona Architecture & Design to get an architects perspective on BIM Technology.    With a Bachelors & Masters in Architecture and Jeremy's 20,000 YouTube subscribers, he gave a great insight into Preconstruction Technology and how it's changing his daily work load - "It basically has allowed Architects to do what we have been trained to do which is deliver great design options to our client. Great episode that I hope you enjoy. Sponsor:  Beck Technology - https://beck-technology.com/ Advancing Preconstruction - https://bit.ly/3hLAJ8X Please if you enjoy this video please like, subscribe and share it with your friends, peers or colleagues. If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the Preconstruction Podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com Enjoy! Architecture Estimator Estimating Construction Preconstruction Facilities Management Building Information Modeling BIM VDC Virtual Design Construction Commercial Construction Estimators Preconstruction Managers Design & Build RAD Ragona Architecture & Design Charlotte, NC Niche Specialist Staffing Partners Niche SSP Jeremy Roh Gareth McGlynn
28:48
August 26, 2020
Chad Holbrook - Director of Virtual Design & Construction with W.E. O'Neil in Chicago
Episode 5 of your BIM/VDC sees our Managing Director Gareth McGlynn sit down with Chad Holbrook the Director of VDC for W.E O'Niel in Chicago.   Chad graduated with a degree in Computer Graphics from Purdue and was one of the first to beta test Revit.    With 12+ years in BIM/VDC with the likes of Kitchel, Mortenson, Barton Malow and now W.E O'Niel this is a great insight into current VDC challenges and what the future holds for construction.    Great episode that I hope you enjoy.   Sponsor:  Beck Technology - https://beck-technology.com/                  Advancing Preconstruction - https://bit.ly/3hLAJ8X  Please if you enjoy this video please like, subscribe and share it with your friends, peers or colleagues.   If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the Preconstruction Podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com   Enjoy!   Estimator  Estimating  Construction Preconstruction  Facilities Management  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Estimators   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  W.E O'Niel  Charlotte, NC  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Chad Holbrook  Gareth McGlynn
42:46
August 6, 2020
Andy Mair - (Healthcare) Estimator turned Project Manager with DPR in Dallas, TX
This week Gareth McGlynn caught up with Andy Mair the Healthcare Project Manager who worked 12 years with Jacobsen in Salt Lake City before making the transition to Dallas, TX with DPR's Healthcare division.    Having nearly become a FBI agent, Andy decided to study Construction Management at BYU and follow his father into the construction world.    Enjoy this episode and please like and share it on your preferred social media platform.    Enjoy!   Jacobsen Construction  Preconstruction Technology  Estimator  Estimating Construction  Preconstruction Building Information  Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Estimators   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  DPR  Construction  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Andy Mair  Gareth McGlynn
42:31
August 5, 2020
Darrell Torres - Preconstruction Executive with Clark Construction in California
Preconstruction Podcast host Gareth McGlynn spoke to Darrell Torres the Preconstruction Executive from Denver, CO who is leading the charge for Clark Construction across the West coast. Darrell discusses how his non traditional entry into the construction market saw him utilise his skills with Data, organising teams of people and being able to communicate and build relationships easily. Not to mention the importance and place technology has within construction. A big thank you to our main sponsor Beck Technology, please visit their website at https://beck-technology.com/ Also would like to thank our new partner the Advancing Preconstruction Conference, which is taking place in Las Vegas from November 3rd until November 6th - if you have not purchased your ticket please click this link and use the code: PODCAST to receive 10% discount Please if you enjoy this episode and like, subscribe and share it with your friends, peers or colleagues. If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the Preconstruction Podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com Enjoy! Advancing Preconstruction Estimator Estimating Construction Preconstruction Building Information Modeling BIM VDC Virtual Design Construction Commercial Construction Preconstruction Managers Design & Build Niche Specialist Staffing Partners Niche SSP Darrell Torres Beck Technology Gareth McGlynn
43:54
July 16, 2020
Noni Pittenger - Digital Fabrication Coordinator working with NewCo and former Tesla Engineer in California
This is the zoom interview between our Managing Director Gareth McGlynn and the Digital Fabrication guru Noni Pittenger.      Noni is an area of construction that was a little unkown to us here at Niche but after this zoom interview its opened up a whole new world.    Noni describes how her background in Architecture along with her problem solving skills has guided her into the innovative world of digital construction using robotics.    Working with great companies like CW Keller, WeWork, Autodesk, Tesla and her new role with NewCo.    Please if you enjoy this video please like, subscribe and share it with your friends, peers or colleagues.   If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the Preconstruction Podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com  Enjoy!   Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Noni Pittenger  Gareth McGlynn  Robotics in Construction
39:02
July 8, 2020
Jacob D'Albora - Director of BIM-FM Services at McVeigh & Mangum in Charlotte, NC
This the third episode of our BIM / VDC Series on The Preconstruction Podcast, we were delighted to speak with Jacob D'Albora a leading BIM Director with a focus on Facilities Management at McVeigh & Mangum in Charlotte, NC. Jacob was headhunted to start up this division within McVeigh & Mangum and talks about his journey to this point, along with the challenges he faced and still faces across Construction. Enjoy, feel free to like and share this episode with your peers. If you would like to make an appearance on the Preconstruction Podcast please drop us a text via (646)503-5594. Estimator Estimating Construction Facility Management Services Preconstruction Building Information Modeling BIM VDC Virtual Design Construction Commercial Construction Preconstruction Managers Design & Build Charlotte, NC BIM Guru Niche Specialist Staffing Partners Niche SSP Jacob D'Albora Gareth McGlynn
43:10
July 1, 2020
Steve Dell'Orto - Founder & CEO of ConCntric and former Senior VP at Clark Construction (West Coast)
The future of pre-construction is being built by ConCntric - https://concntric.io/  Another great interview between our Managing Director - Gareth McGlynn and Steve Dell'Orto the Founder & CEO of ConCntric a Pre-Construction platform to unify all of the data, cost decisions, value engineering forecasts and program changes that create the parameters for success in construction projects.    Steve goes into detail how ConCntric will revolutionise collaboration between Owner, Architect and General Contractor.    Enjoy this episode and please like and share it on your preferred social media platform.    If you have any questions about ConCntric please feel free to reach out to Steve Dell'Orto on LinkedIn via: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevedell... Enjoy!   ConCntric  Preconstruction Technology  Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Estimators   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  Clark Construction  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Steve Dell'Orto  Gareth McGlynn
52:03
June 10, 2020
Matt Highland - (Aussie Expat) Senior Cost Manager with Cummings Corporation
As part of the Expat series our Managing Director Gareth McGlynn sat down with Matt Highland a Senior Cost Manager with Cummings Corporation in Denver Colorado.    Matt moved to the US after graduating with a degree in Construction Management from University of Newcastle in Australia.    Matt discussed everything from the stressful Visa application/Interview, the difficulties in emigrating to the US, the challenges and differences with construction in the US and of course how much fun he is having in Denver Colorado.    Enjoy, feel free to like and share this episode with your peers.    If you would like to make an appearance on the Preconstruction Podcast please drop us a text via (646)503-5594.  Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Australian Construction in the US  Estimators   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  Denver, CO  Aussies in the US  Aussies in Denver, CO  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Gareth McGlynn  Matt Highland The Preconstruction Podcast
41:29
June 1, 2020
Tim Riefenberg - BIM Manager with The Beck Group in Atlanta, GA
As part of the BIM/VDC Series of podcasts, our Managing Director Gareth McGlynn spoke to Tim Riefenberg the BIM Manager with The Beck Group in Atlanta, GA.    Working for an integrated general contractor Tim discusses leading the way with Technology models on the Phipps Plaza project in Atlanta, GA.   Sponsor: Beck Technology - https://beck-technology.com/   Please if you enjoy this video please like, subscribe and share it with your friends, peers or colleagues.   If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the Preconstruction Podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com   Enjoy!   Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  The Beck Group Beck Technology  Gareth McGlynn  Tim Riefenberg
29:10
May 25, 2020
Daniel Kemack - Preconstruction Engineer with Wharton-Smith in Orlando, FL
Our Managing Director Gareth McGlynn sat down with a young up and coming Preconstruction Engineer Daniel Lemack to discuss his career so far and what its like trying to climb the ladder as a talented engineer.   Please if you enjoy this video please like, subscribe and share it with your friends, peers or colleagues.   If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the Preconstruction Podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com   Enjoy!   Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Building Information Modeling  Preconstruction Manager BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction  Waste Water projects  Estimators   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  Orlando, FL  Florida  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Daniel Kemack  Gareth McGlynn
29:36
May 25, 2020
Martin Walsh - Former National VP of Mission Critical at Balfour Beatty (Charlotte, NC)
This is another great interview between Gareth McGlynn our Managing Director and Martin Walsh current VP of Development with Sonic Automotive and former Vice President of Balfour Beatty.    They discuss everything from Martin's education in Galway to his first job on a major historical renovation project in London, to making the transition to the US.  Followed by his journey to becoming a VP at Sonic in Charlotte, NC.   Enjoy, feel free to like and share this episode with your peers.    If you would like to make an appearance on the Preconstruction Podcast please drop us a text via (646)503-5594.   Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Irish Construction in the US  Estimators   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  Charlotte, NC  Irish in the US  Irish in Charlotte, NC  Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Gareth McGlynn  Martin Walsh
01:00:32
May 14, 2020
The BIM Guru from St Louis - Brian Myers currently Director of BIM for Jacobs Engineering
The Preconstruction Podcast is doing a series on BIM and VDC, we kicked the series off with a chat with leading BIM Director Brian Myers.    Brian is a BIM advocate across the US and teaches BIM via LinkedIn Learning, that along with working for the largest architectural and engineering firms on the globe make Brian the prime candidate to kick off The Preconstruction BIM and VDC series.    Enjoy, feel free to like and share this episode with your peers.    If you would like to make an appearance on the Preconstruction Podcast please drop us a text via (646)503-5594. Estimator  Estimating  Construction  Preconstruction  Building Information Modeling  BIM  VDC  Virtual Design Construction   Commercial Construction   Preconstruction Managers  Design & Build  St Louis BIM Guru Niche Specialist Staffing Partners  Niche SSP  Brian Myers  Gareth McGlynn
01:07:23
May 14, 2020
Sakshi Sachdev - Estimator / Project Manager in NYC
This is the zoom interview between our Managing Director Gareth McGlynn and Sakshi Sachdev an Estimator / Project Manager in NYC who works in the high end residential construction space. The podcast touches on the difficulties of estimating across the US, the advantage of having a bachelors and masters in Architecture and the future of estimating. If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com Enjoy!
27:48
May 4, 2020
Rakesh Shah - Former Director of Estimating with WeWork in NYC
This is the zoom interview between our Managing Director Gareth McGlynn and Rakesh Shah one of the best interiors estimators in NYC. Rakesh discusses everything from his upbringing in India, overcoming adversity, sleeping in a temple during his education, working in Kenya, coming to the US and working his way up the Preconstruction and Estimating ranks to become Director of Estimating at WeWork in NYC. If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com Enjoy!
46:20
April 28, 2020
Clayton Myhre - VP of Precon (Design & Build Expert)
This is the zoom interview between our Managing Director Gareth McGlynn and the Master Builder Clayton Myhre from Dallas, TX.    Clayton is a seasoned Design & Build Preconstruction expert with a fascinating background that started off in Mantana University then as Captain followed by an illustrious career as Project Executive, Preconstruction VP and all round preconstruction leader within Design & Build.   If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the podcast please reach out to us directly at info@nichessp.com Enjoy!
58:07
April 20, 2020
Stewart Carroll - President of Beck Technology (Dallas, TX)
The Preconstruction Podcast tells a story of Preconstruction Innovation within Commercial Construction throughout the US. We will be travelling the country speaking with Preconstruction innovators, Estimating geniuses and national leaders within Technology, General Contractors, Architects, Owners and Subcontractors to hear there Preconstruction success stories. During our recent trip to Dallas, TX our Managing Director Gareth McGlynn sat down with Stewart Carroll for the inaugural Preconstruction Podcast. Enjoy this insight into Preconstruction Technology, Stewart discusses everything from his person journey from a creative think tank in Boston to his now home with Beck Technology in Dallas, TX. If you know any Preconstruction professionals that would be interested in coming onto the podcast please reach out to me directly at gareth.mcglynn@nichessp.com Enjoy!
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March 4, 2020