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FEx2+C+U=CCM (Formal Education/Field Experience+Capability+Understanding =Certified CM)


Paul Oberhaus, Vice President , CPMI recently achieved certification through the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). The Certified Construction Manager (CCM) distinction is a sure sign that an individual has both the technical knowledge and the proven practical experience to guide their projects to success.
Administered by The Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI), the CCM is the “gold standard” in personnel credentials for the Construction Management prof...

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CPMI Affiliate is Successful on Five Recent Bids

CPMI Construction LC has recently been awarded the general construction contracts on the following projects:

·         Curtiss Hall, Iowa State University in Ames, IA: CPMI was awarded three contracts for Phase 1 in the historic Curtiss Hall Building. The first is the Student Service Mall,a 20,000 SF renovation, the second is to install a new sprinkler system and the third is a renovation to Rooms 008 & 009.
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Phased Preservation & Adaption

By incorporating sustainable building materials, enhanced energy-efficient natural and artificial lighting, and attractive finishes, Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) has transformed the interior of Lommen Hall into a unique new venue for service and education while maintaining the timelessness of the building’s original design. The redesign of the building also incorporated exterior enhancements including window replacement, roof replacement, foundation waterproofing, masonry restoration, and a new handicapped accessibl...

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FAIA Honor Bestowed

Larry Gleason, CPMI Vice President, has recently been named the honor of fellowship by the 2011 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA).  He was nominated for elevation to fellowship by AIA Minnesota. Out of a membership of over 80,000, there are fewer than 2,700 AIA members distinguished with the honor of fellowship. It is conferred on architects with at least 10 years of membership in the AIA who have made significant contributions in the following areas: the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession; the standards of architectural ed...

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Successful Cost Management: WI Case Study


CPMI successfully partnered with our client, Frisbie Architects, to provided cost management services for the Memorial Student Center Renovation project located on the University of Wisconsin – Stout campus in Menomonie, Wisconsin. 
CPMI provided a base bid estimate of $13,660,000. The low combined bid result was $13,182,500, 3.5% below CPMI’s estimate and 4.7% below the $13,833,000 budget. The bid range from high to low was 25%. In the time of economic uncertainty, the Owner was very pleased with the proje...

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