Second Attempt for Heritage-Listed City Tattersalls Club
Old Building Materials Find a New Life
Melbourne's Superhighway Gets Green Light
GBK 2018: Construction in the Land of Fire and Ice
How Winning an Award Can Win You Business
Saving Endangered Eagles Through Smart Technology
A Bright Future for Fishermans Bend
AIA Winners Come in all Shapes and Sizes
By Procore Editorial staff
April 12, 2016
Headquartered in Santa Clarita, California, Bottenfield Construction is a commercial and residential provider of construction management services. With the president of their company over 300 miles away, Bottenfield needed a way to keep everyone on the same page.
According to Jerry, an exceptional feature of Procore is the technical building functionality. What is drawn on plans and what people would like to see are sometimes different from what is actually created in the field. In that case, the company creates an RFI so everyone is aware of the changes the architect has made. All changes are documented, as a point of record, directly within Procore. Bottenfield no longer has to go through the process of phone calls, emails, or faxes. Not only does this speed up collaboration, but it also eliminates the potential for errors.
Jerry explains, "For instance, Terry Bottenfield, the president of our company, is in Sacramento. Not only is he involved, but he weighs in and has a thorough understanding of why we do certain things and why a particular dollar value is affixed to it. In our position, Procore is becoming more and more invaluable every day."
The transparency of Procore is very important for Bottenfield. All relevant parties can access company documents from within Procore in real time. "Any questions or RFIs can easily be followed up by a photograph and a clear explanation. That's a huge benefit for us." In addition, Procore's robust security features allow project documents to be hidden or made private between users so there is no risk of accidental data deletion.
Jerry said that he has already recommended Procore to other contractors. He believes that instead of trying to sell someone on the product, all that is necessary is to educate people about what Procore is capable of. "I've showed other contractors how easy it is to implement Procore into what they do every day. It's an honest testimonial and Procore just sells itself."
Tooey Talk: The Future of Construction
If only there was a go-to template or formula you could follow in order to guarantee success in the bidding process. Long story short, there is no one right answer or solution. However, that doesn’... Read More
Hear Brad Hyatt, Associate Professor at California State University Fresno, discuss what students are learning in school to prepare them for const... Read More
Budget. Schedule. Quality. The trifecta of a project. But balancing that trifecta isn't easy to do. Our webinar, led by construction industry exper... Read More
Building in the "Big Easy" sometimes isn't. The challenges faced by Landis Construction aren't often understood by out-of-towners, because when it'... Read More
When Nancy Novak was a young girl, she would often accompany her father, a construction superintendent, to his job sites. Those visits sparked her ... Read More
Depending on your role in construction, you might feel as though you don't have a personal life. However, there are strategies you can use to impro... Read More
As more states approve marijuana businesses operating within their borders, there is a growing cadre of contractors finding regular work serving th... Read More