James Pease

James is an expert in the set-up and structure of large, complex capital projects using Lean and Integrated Project Delivery to drive highly reliable results.

He has negotiated IPD contracts and delivered over $650M in complex healthcare projects as an Owner's Representative with multiparty contracts, aligned team incentives and collaborative delivery models.

Setting contingecy in IPD contracts

Why thinking holistically is important when setting contingencies in IPD contracts

​​One of the biggest challenges project owners, contractors and design firms have is negotiating a contract price and setting a contingency in lean IPD contracts. In a lump sum project, that’s not an issue, as the owner usually chooses the lowest bid for a contract without having any transparency into […]

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delivery models for commercial design and construction projects

Four delivery models for commercial design and construction projects

In this article, you will read about the most typical delivery models for commercial construction projects across complex industries, such as healthcare, semiconductors or pharmaceutical manufacturing.    Design Bid Build Design Bid Build is very common in Public Works and with many private owners. Early in my career, the majority

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Who benefits from innovation in design and construction, James Pease, LeanIPD

Who Benefits from Innovation in Design and Construction?

According to the Oxford dictionary, to innovate means “to make changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods, ideas, or products.” Innovation is the action or process of innovating. Innovation inherently is something that hasn’t been done before. Why don’t we have more innovation in design and construction? It

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the secret behind successful construction projects, lean IPD, James Pease

Going with the Flow: The Secret behind Successful Construction Projects

Have you ever felt you did everything right on your construction project? You hired a design firm familiar with your campus and the project type. The general contractor joined the project early and did numerous constructability reviews. The design incorporates feedback from the construction team in the permitted documents. The

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concert, digital project delivery, sofi stadiium, HKS, lean IPD

Concert Enables Digital Project Delivery and Trusted Data Exchange for Lean Project Teams

SoFi Stadium is a state-of-the-art sports and entertainment destination in Inglewood, CA. It opened in September 2020 and is, with 3.1 million square feet, the largest and the first “indoor-outdoor” stadium in the NFL. It is also the home of the Los Angeles Chargers and the Los Angeles Rams who

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