Construction Organizations in the Philippines

Cement Manufacturers’ Association of the Philippines (CEMAP) Address: Corporal Cruz Street cor. E. Rodriguez, Jr. Avenue, Bagong Ilog Pasig City Email: cementinfo@cemap.org.ph Website www.cemap.org.ph Tel: 671-7585, 671-7586 Fax: 671-7585, 671-7586 Council of Engineering Consultant in the Philippines (CECOPHIL) Address: 4/F Sol Building, Amorsolo St., Makati City Tel.8104586 loc 259 Telefax: 8105902 Email: cecophil@yahoo.com, secretariat@cecophil.com Website: www.cecophil.com Construction Project Management Association of the Philippines (CPMAP) Address: 9/F Feliza Building, Herrera St., Legaspi Village, Makati City Email: cpmap_secretariat@yahoo.com.ph Website: cpmap.ph Confederation of Filipino Consulting Organization of the Philippines (COFILCO) 14F 1404 Prestige Tower,F. Ortigas, Jr. Road,OrtigasCenter,PasigCity1605 Tel: 6317520-21 Fax: 6313080 or 7063335 Email: cofilco2008@gmail.com Website: www.cofilco.org Geodetic Engineers of the Philip…
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Tips for getting a good contractor

Tips on getting a construction supplier & what to avoid. Even before canvassing for an Engineer, Architect, Interior Designer or a building contractor, you should know exactly what you want. These will not only help the supplier or designer quote more accurately, but it will also give the impression you are in control of the project – not the supplier. Designers and construction suppliers normally have large contingency and sometimes, way too large that you can actually save as much as 30% if you know what you want.

Ask yourself the following: 1. What is your time-frame? 2. Make a list of specific things you want (Cut and paste pictures from magazines of things you want in your construction) 3. Set a maximum budget and a contingency fund (If you have set your maximum budget, you may declare this amount to the contractor less 30%, as your buffer or contingency fund should things go unplanned) 4. Make a rough sketch of your desired floor plan. 5. Witho…

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