Feature Story: Partnering in the City and County of San Francisco
Effective January 1, 2013 each of the City and County of San Francisco's six agencies with construction programs will adopt a formalized Partnering structure for all new construction projects - based on the IPI Collaborative Partnering Model.
In executive directive 12-01 signed December 18th, 2012 by San Francisco Mayer Ed Lee, six San Francisco departments, committed to utilizing Collaborative Partnering for all future City construction contracts and will include partnering language in bid specifications and contracts.
To read more about this outstanding breakthrough for the City and County of San Francisco, for IPI, and for Industry in the Bay Area, download the Jan/Feb Partnering News and jump to Page 2.
IPI Launches Owner's Toolbox Website
IPI has launched the IPI Owner's Toolbox Website. The website is a vital resource for agencies, municipalities, and other project owners seeking to adopt a collaborative culture on their construction projects. IPI Committees have already created Sample Partnering Specifications, Facilitator Evaluations, a Partnering Potential Indicator and other tools. The "Toolbox" comprises a series of must-haves in order to help your agency ensure project success through a collaborative approach.
(To learn more, download the Jan/Feb Partnering News and read Page 3).
IPI Award Applications are Available!
IPI Awards Applications are online and will be accepted until February 15, 2013!
Make sure to reconnect with the Project Teams from your successfully Partnered projects and apply for the IPI John L. Martin Partnered Project of the Year, or one of IPI's four Industry Partnering Awards!
3 Simple Criteria to Apply:
- Project Completed between Jan 1 and Dec 31 2012.
- Application submitted by an Owner, Owner's Rep, Designer, Contractor, or Facilitator
- Project Team has an IPI Member on it.
IPI Welcomes Four New Member Organizations!
To learn more, click here and jump to Page 5.