Building a Win-Win Relationship

Building a Win-Win Relationship

Part 1: What Subcontractors Want from General Contractors

Like most challenges in life, the success or failure of a construction project usually comes down to people. And while there are many important players on the team, the general contractor and subcontractors are on the front line. When they work well together, the result is often a successful project. When they do not, everyone loses. What does working together mean to subcontractors and general contractors? What do they need from each other to have a win-win relationship? We tapped the opinions and insights of some seasoned construction professionals, from Knutson and our valued subcontractor partners, to answer this question.
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Part 2: What General Contractors Want from their Subcontractors

What does working together mean to subcontractors (Subs) and general contractors (GCs)? What do they need from each other so that both benefit from the relationship? We interviewed numerous individuals on both sides of the Sub/GC relationship to gain insight into the elements that contribute to successful construction projects. The first article focused on what Subs want from the GCs they work with. In Part II, we address what Knutson, as a GC, looks for from its working relationships with Subs.
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