In this ARE 5.0 Construction and Evaluation Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 CE exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Construction and Evaluation Exam.
Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to bidding and negotiation processes, support of the construction process, and evaluation of completed projects.
When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Construction and Evaluation Exam including construction contract execution, construction support services, payment request processing, and project closeout.
Transcript summary — log in to access this content in full.
I was working on a $200 million construction budget multifamily project, 500 unit apartment building in Brooklyn and of course the project was over budget and the owner was looking for ways to save some money, so they asked the CM to value engineer and submit their suggestions to the architect's office, my office. One of the suggestions was to revise this steamer and bench, which previously had two levels of seating, so that it only had one level of seating. Keep in mind that this is a 10 foot long steamer and bench on a $200 million construction project.
Log in to access files