New Project-Based IPD Insurance

By: Daniel M. Drewry One of the early concerns with Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) dealt with how to obtain insurance on an IPD project.  The standard insurance products, whether it be Commercial General Liability, Errors and Omissions, etc., were structured around well-defined roles of… Read More >

Indiana Infrastructure gets a D+ on its Report Card

By: Daniel M. Drewry The Indiana chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (“ASCE”) recently issued a report grading the infrastructure of the state. The report focused on Indiana’s wastewater treatment facilities, airports, bridges, roads, rail, and drinking water. The result? Indiana was… Read More >

Rhode Island: First State to Adopt IGCC

By: William E. Kelley, Jr., LEED AP In a November 17, 2009 blog post here, we commented on Rhode Island’s adoption of its Green Buildings Act, which imposed energy efficiency and sustainable design requirements on all new public projects in that state.  Now, Rhode… Read More >

DSV to Move to the Carmel City Center

By: Daniel M. Drewry DSV recently announced that we are relocating our headquarters to the Carmel City Center in January 2011 and further expanding by opening an office in downtown Indianapolis.  (http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/newsitem.asp?ID=43598)  Although any move offers some degree of trepidation and excitement, we are… Read More >

BIM Mandate – OH to join WI and TX in requiring BIM?

By: Daniel M. Drewry Since 2008, the debate over the cost/benefits of Building Information Modeling (“BIM”) has reached a fever pitch.  What was once easier to categorize as a technology or innovation with only limited practical application outside of the large scale or institutional… Read More >

Bid Protest Statistics for 2009

By: Andrew C. Briscoe On January 25, 2010, the United States Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) released its annual compilation of bid protest statistics for the 2009 fiscal year.  The statistics revealed that contractors filed 1,989 protests, a 20% increase from the prior fiscal year,… Read More >