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My experience with the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)

My experience with the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)

The EPWP is a South African National programme meant to create employment opportunity for the unemployed women, the youth and people with disabilities in areas were government infrastructure projects are taking place. »

RENTAL PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT: THE INTERSECTION OF PRODUCT AND SERVICE

RENTAL PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT: THE INTERSECTION OF PRODUCT AND SERVICE

Let’s start by acknowledging the benefits of controlling the entire value chain from land acquisition to building promotion which includes production efficiency, greater profit margin and product control, to mention but a few. I argue that the role of marketing should overarch the entire process in order to produce a product whose clientele can be fully serviced during the tenure of their lease ag... »

RENTAL PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT: THE INTERSECTION OF PRODUCT AND SERVICE

RENTAL PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT: THE INTERSECTION OF PRODUCT AND SERVICE

Let’s start by acknowledging the benefits of controlling the entire value chain from land acquisition to building promotion which includes production efficiency, greater profit margin and product control, to mention but a few. I argue that the role of marketing should overarch the entire process in order to produce a product whose clientele can be fully serviced during the tenure of their lease ag... »

The Realities Of Contract Awarding: Are Professionals Experiencing The Short End Of The Stick?

The Realities Of Contract Awarding: Are Professionals Experiencing The Short End Of The Stick?

I have over 12years experience in this industry and the circle is like an edifice that you can’t break. In this industry the first step is understanding just how much we will never understand or how systems become fragile. The population of professionals will necessarily go through periods of feast and famine. The recent and or long existing issues are nothing new. This is designed for an ex... »

The Impact Of Digitalization In Construction

The Impact Of Digitalization In Construction

Construction technology firms have garnered $10 billion in investment funding from 2011 through early 2017. This surge has stimulated development of a wealth of tools and solutions for all project phases, from preconstruction through operation. The cost and productivity benefits that these innovations can offer are too large to ignore. »