Andre Childers, preconstruction services manager at Pacific Building Group, uses a “lean construction” process that is gaining wide acceptance in the contracting industry. The process includes precise collaboration among client, architect and contractor throughout a project’s planning and execution and allows the client to maintain operations during construction.

Andre Childers, preconstruction services manager at Pacific Building Group, uses a “lean construction” process that is gaining wide acceptance in the contracting industry. The process includes precise collaboration among client, architect and contractor throughout a project’s planning and execution and allows the client to maintain operations during construction. Photo by Stephen Whalen.

Tenant improvements and site renovations have been crucial to the business enhancement efforts of local contracting companies over the past five years, as work assignments in new-construction projects remain tough to come by in San Diego County and elsewhere...

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