The press release is below: Xpera Group’s team is recognized as the West Coast’s most comprehensive team of construction expert witnesses, construction consultants, and strategic advisors for the built environment.For Xpera Group, Vertex provides the right fit, as it is an employee-owned company that offers the expanded resources of a multi-disciplinary firm throughout its 25+ … Continue reading A New Chapter: Xpera Group joins The VERTEX Companies
After almost exactly two years, AECforensics.com is back to dissecting the latest issues impacting quality and risk management in the built environment. And what's more, there's now a Daily Edition featuring the top curated news for professionals in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. Hello Everyone! It is I, Brian L. Hill, your trusty … Continue reading AECforensics.com is Back! (Be sure to check out the new Daily Edition…)
Think about it for a second. Shoe companies have failed horribly at standardizing shoe sizes. My feet haven't changed sizes in 20 years, at least, yet the shoes I have bought that fit range in size from “9” all the way to “10 1/2” - nevermind the fact that my Birkenstocks have always been size … Continue reading Can the guy that made it cool to sell shoes online reinvent Las Vegas?
My father, Steve Hill, has been working in the construction industry for over 40 years. Some of my earliest memories as a child involve sitting in his lap on a Ditch Witch digging trenches for foundations, or the sweet intoxicating smell of lacquer (might explain a lot about me...) wafting in from our garage temporarily … Continue reading What is the value of independent third-party owner representation?
Cocci, a fungus that lives in the top layers of arid soil, is responsible for a serious respiratory illness known as Valley Fever. Humans contract the disease when disturbing soil in dry areas causes the mold to release its spores. According to Discover, due to the nature of their work, archaeologists are often susceptible to … Continue reading Valley Fever: Occupational hazard for archaeologists, farm workers and construction professionals