Project Controls

 “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.”  – Peter Drucker Capital projects support the goals of an organization, but they also pose significant risk. To ensure project success, goals must be established as early as possible for scope, schedule, budget, and quality.  Defining roles and responsibilities of the project team as well as…

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Project Update: Malcolm X

The Malcolm X College project is nearing completion! The City of Chicago issued the certificate of Occupancy on December 29th and the official ribbon cutting ceremony was held on January 7th with Mayor Emmanuel in attendance.  The new campus opened on-time for classes on January 19th.  This project was challenging on several fronts.  The design…

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Project Update: Loyola Water Tower Campus

Cotter has completed another project for Loyola University Chicago’s Water Tower Campus. The John and Kathy Schreiber Center, a part of the Quinlan School of Business, has reached completion. Joyce Scholefield served as Project Manager. The ten-story facility modernized the school with advanced classrooms, gathering spaces, and a presentation area on the first floor to…

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Project Update: CONRAC

The project consists of construction of the new Joint Use Consolidated Rental Car/Public Parking Facility & ATS Extension Fixed Facilities, comprising a 3 level rental car ready/return structure for 4,200 stalls and a 2 level public parking facility with approximately 2,700 stalls that is designed to add on an two more levels and increase total…

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Project Update: Chicago Riverwalk

Cotter Consulting Company is continuing to provide sub-consultant construction engineering services to Alfred Benesch & Company Engineers on the Chicago Deparment of Transportation’s Riverwalk upgrade project. The scope of the $100 million project was to create an architectural landscape for pedestrians. In phase one and two, the City constructed a large riverfront theater, and built…

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Deeta Bernstein Speaks at CMAA Conference

Deeta Bernstein, Cotter’s Sustainable Services Group Manager, recently spoke (pictured below) at the CMAA National Conference and Tradeshow, discussing industry trends in sustainable remediation. The conference ran from October 11-13 in Orlando, FL. Read more about Deeta’s topic here. Deeta was also a featured instructor at the CMAA-PCM Course, speaking about sustainability issues with fellow instructor Helen…

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