Understanding the Role of Construction Administration

Understanding the Role of Construction Administration

Understanding the Role of Construction Administration

Understanding the Role of Construction Administration

Seven Questions for an Architecture Firm's Construction Administrator

Completing construction on capital investments on time and on budget requires preparation, strong partnerships, and excellent communication. The right construction administrator can smooth out the construction process and improve a project’s outcome.

Though the title construction administrator (CA) may seem ambiguous, they function as a liaison between the owner, architect and contractor. A CA’s duties stretch far beyond administration and include conducting site visits to detect deficiencies early in the construction process and ensure quality control. They also complete photographic documentation, coordinate change orders, and communicate regularly with owners and the construction and design team to elevate the final product.

A great construction administrator can be an asset to any owner. In this article for NAIOP Development Magazine’s Summer Issue, MPS Lead Construction Administrator in Greenville, South Carolina, Penny Mashtare, shares seven questions owners and facility managers should be asking their CA.

Download the full interview in PDF, here.

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Penny Mashtare

Penny Mashtare

Assoc. AIA

Associate, Lead Construction Administration

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