Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse Project in Long Beach, California



Clark Construction’s Chip Hastie describes successful project in University of Maryland conference keynote – video now available online

11 June 2015 – College Park, MD, USA – The University of Maryland’s Project Management Center for Excellence has announced that a video and slides from a keynote presentation on 8 June by Chip Hastie, Vice President of Clark Construction Group, are now available online. Mr. Hastie delivered a keynote presentation on the topic of “Long Beach Courthouse: Influence of Performance Based Infrastructure on the Design-Build Process.” His slides, the video and background summary can be found at http://pm.umd.edu/page.php?id=894

To watch the video, click here.

150611-pmwj35-Hastie-PHOTOAccording to Mr. Hastie: “The Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse was the first social infrastructure project in the U.S. procured using the Performance Based Infrastructure (PBI) delivery methodology.   PBI represents a unique subset of PPP that captures long-term upkeep and associated operational performance guarantees.   The project was executed on an accelerated basis, roughly 2 years faster than typical California court construction, and included a number of unusual stakeholders associated with the unique approach and 35-year concession term…” Read more here

ENR California recently named Clark Vice President Chip Hastie as one of its Top 20 Under 40. Recipients were recognized for exhibiting outstanding leadership, dedication, and service to the community. Nominated by his peers and selected from a pool of candidates across the architectural/engineering/construction industry, Mr. Hastie was chosen for the list by an independent panel of six judges.

Mr. Hastie interned with Clark while in college, and joined the company as a full-time employee in 1998. After several years working on projects in the Mid-Atlantic Region, Mr. Hastie relocated to Clark’s Western Region where he helped lead construction efforts on many notable projects, including PETCO Park in San Diego, University of Southern California’s University Gateway in Los Angeles, and, most recently, the Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse in Long Beach…” Read more here

The 2nd Annual University of Maryland Project Management Symposium was held on the university campus in College Park, Maryland during 8-9 June 2015. Their 3rd annual conference will be held during 12-13 May 2016, so mark your calendars. For more about the symposium, visit website: http://pm.umd.edu/page.php?id=887

The University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering Project Management Center for Excellence’s provides high quality, challenging education in project management that encompasses breadth and depth, preparing graduates to be proficient as both contributing members of project teams and excellent project managers, to maintain a strong research program recognized for excellence in project management, and to provide project management training and development service to the university, the profession, and the community at large. For more information, visit the UMD Project Management Center for Excellence website.

Source: University of Maryland Project Management Center for Excellence