A general contractor is a manager and possibly also a tradesman that is employed by a client, usually upon the advice of the project's architect or engineer. A general contractor is responsible for the overall coordination of a project.
Building information modeling (BIM) is a process supported by various tools, technologies and contracts involving the generation and management of digital representations of physical and functional characteristics of places.
Design–build is a project delivery system used in the construction industry. It is a method to deliver a project in which the design and construction services are contracted by a single entity known as the design–builder or design–build contractor.
Construction is the process of constructing a building or infrastructure.Construction differs from manufacturing in that manufacturing typically involves mass production of similar items without a designated purchaser, while construction typically takes place on location for a known client.
Pre-construction services are used in planning a construction project before the actual construction begins. These services are often referred to as preconstruction or precon.
Construction management (CM) is a professional service that uses specialized, project management techniques to oversee the planning, design, and construction of a project, from its beginning to its end.