Previous tools: Internally developed solution, Microsoft Excel Since its founding in 1967, the GE Johnson Construction Company has had the intention of being people and collaboration oriented. This attitude extends to clients and employees and continues to exist today. “We’re not chasing projects,” says Mike Dennis, Operations Manager for GE Johnson whose primary responsibilities include
Previous tools: Whiteboards, Microsoft Excel Monthly time saved: 15 hours Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Irving, Texas, JPI Construction is a national developer, builder, and investment manager. They focus on Class A multifamily property types such as low-density garden apartments, mid- to high-density wrap and podium projects, student-living housing projects, and mixed-use high-rise developments.
Previous tools: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project Andres Construction Services was founded in Dallas in 1991 by the Andres family. The tiny three-person family business has since grown to 183 employees and is in the midst of a growth spurt. Despite the growth, Andres retains family-like elements, including care for its employees and the desire to
Previous tool: Microsoft ProjectBi-weekly manpower meetings: Cut by 50%Resource planning prep time: Cut by 84% Compass Construction, located in Kirkland, Washington, just outside of Seattle, was established in 1988. The company specializes in delivering mixed-use, multi-family, and student housing and assisted living facilities in high density neighborhoods and urban settings. And they do it well, as
Previous tool: Microsoft ExcelBi-weekly manpower meetings: Cut by 50%Monthly time saved: 20 hours Gardon Construction is a family-based business in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The 50-person firm was incorporated in 1984 and specializes in providing general contracting, construction management, and design-build professional services. The company completes 20–25 projects per year at an average of $1 million