Meeting/Event Information

    SMPS Hawaii holds an event each month alternating between Lunch programs and casual Lunch+Learns. Our Lunch Programs are held at the Plaza Club and educational Lunch+Learns (bring your own lunch) are held at AIA Honolulu. We offer AIA Continuing Education credits for many of our events. 

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    December 2017 Lunch Program Construction Cost Trends and Forecast with RLB

    December 13, 2017
    11:30 AM HST to 1:30 PM HST
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    Plaza Club (20th floor)
    900 Fort Street Mall
    Honolulu, HI 96813


    $35.00 SMPS Member

    $55.00 Non-SMPS Member



    The Road Ahead: Construction Industry Trends for 2018 and Beyond

    What will influence construction costs in 2018 and how are they trending locally and globally?  As we wrap up 2017, SMPS Hawaii features Paul Brussow from Rider Levett Bucknall, who will give us an independent perspective about factors driving the local construction market, identify the influencers of construction costs, and provide insight into the direction of our industry and what to expect in the year ahead.

    What will you take back to work with you?

    • The economic trends influencing construction costs.
    • How construction cost escalation is impacting our market and how it's tracking


      Speaker:  Paul Brussow, Executive Vice President, North America, Rider Levett Bucknall.

    Rider Levett Bucknall is a global professional construction advisory firm providing clients with independent, unbiased, expert advice and management for all aspects of feasibility, cost and time of major construction projects, from project conception and site acquisition to final completion and commissioning. 



    **Cancellation/No-Show Policy:  If you are unable to attend, you may 1) transfer your ticket to another member of your firm or 2) notify SMPS Hawaii 48 hours prior to the event so we can refund you.  NO REFUNDS will be issued after the event has taken place.

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