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Best Practices – Lab Reconfiguration

By Ciara McGurran

Given how tight the current real estate market is, it’s no wonder more and more life science labs are deciding to renovate and reconfigure their existing lab spaces rather than seek relocation.

Reconfigurations make sense on any number of levels – but they also come at a cost and have their own inherent set of complexities and problems. That’s because one of the biggest issues to reconfiguring an existing lab space is that, in most cases, the labs need to keep working during the renovation. Read More “Best Practices – Lab Reconfiguration”

Pat Gallagher

Lessons My Clients Have Taught Me and How Those Lessons Turned Me from a Project Manager into an Owner’s Representative

By Patrick Gallagher

My two career passions: working with firms who are using cutting edge scientific discovery to create products that make people’s lives better, and planning and managing the creation of new or expanded environments for our partners and clients to thrive in.

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The Five Steps for Developing a Real Estate Project Delivery Process

By Dayna Shatraw

Companies come in all shapes and sizes; each organization has its own internal culture and level of sophistication. Some organizations have been established for many years and have a mature process for managing capital projects. Others are in the early growth stages and just starting to find ways to execute multiple projects. For those companies in the “sweet spot” – between small company with one facilities person and growing company building out a facilities team – engaging a consultant can provide exceptional value. Read More “The Five Steps for Developing a Real Estate Project Delivery Process”

Building a Strong Community Outside the Workplace

We’ve been busy here at Hereva!

Over the past few months, we’ve participated in events that benefit our community, industry, and team.

These events reflect our core values: integrity, education, partnership, community and commitment – and we’ve dedicated a new page on our website to share our experiences. Some highlights include:

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Beyond Sustainability – Steps Project Managers Have Identified to Mitigate Real Estate Risk Through Resiliency Planning

By Robin Dorogusker

First, let me tell you who I am not.  I am not an environmental scientist, a climatologist, or an expert in resiliency.  I am not on any committees for climate change at the federal, state or local level.  I’ve not been studying climate change for years.  I’m not an expert by any stretch of the imagination.  However, I am a member of our real estate community.  I’m a program planner and a project manager – representing owners who are designing and building commercial real estate projects for their organizations.

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The Power of an Intern

By Ethan Weiss

I must begin this blog post by expressing my sincere appreciation and thanks to Hereva for taking a chance on an intern and giving me the biggest opportunity of my young life. Almost one year later I sit here reflecting on where I began and where I am now.

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