Cumming, Gibbs Giden to Host 24th Annual Southern California Development Overview, Legal Review Preview

Industry Experts to Discuss the Commercial Construction Outlook and Trends

LOS ANGELES – (Feb. 22, 2018) – Cumming, an international project management and cost consulting firm, along with leading construction law firm, Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP, announced today that they will be hosting the 24th Annual Southern California Development Overview.

The construction and legal-focused conference will be held at the L.A. Hotel Downtown on Thursday, March 15, 2018 and will provide Southern California-focused owners, developers, design professionals, in-house counsel, and contractors with a comprehensive market analysis and update. Industry leading experts will share information on the latest developments, market shifts, and legal changes, and discuss specific construction trends shaping the region.

Looking to help decisionmakers anticipate troubled waters and capitalize on ideal swells when they appear, keynote speaker Christopher Thornberg, Ph.D, Founding Partner of Beacon Economics, will discuss today’s fluctuating economy allowing industry leaders to seize opportunities that various economic trends present. Morning speaker sessions will cover a broad range of topics, including:

  • Charting the course with alternative delivery methods, including cost + time bidding
  • Legislative updates, including the Buy Clean California Act
  • Owner’s risk management tools – identifying and neutralizing development risk
  • Changes and the future of retail design
  • Challenges and opportunities for retaining and attracting talent
  • The new wave of AIA contract forms
  • Alternative delivery methods and the effects on project cost and time bidding

Headquartered in Los Angeles, Cumming specializes in the commercial, hospitality, retail, entertainment, education, healthcare, and high-end residential sectors. Experts in construction project and cost management services, Cumming’s portfolio includes a diverse array of work. The firm has more than 400 assignments underway at any given time, and has worked on projects worldwide with a collective value in excess of $150 billion.

Serving the unique legal interests of the construction industry, Gibbs Giden is involved in projects, transactions and litigation throughout the United States. The firm represents owners, design professionals, general contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers, providing guidance and counseling to its clients at every stage of a construction project.

For more information about the 24th Annual Southern California Development Overview or to register, please visit: http://www.ccorpusa.com/2018-construction-conference-southern-california/

Attendees will receive legal MCLE, RICS and AIA Continuing Education credits.

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About Cumming

Cumming is an international project and cost management firm with 26 domestic and five international offices. Since opening for business in 1996, Cumming has provided efficient and cost-effective solutions to ensure that projects in the commercial, hospitality, retail, entertainment, education, healthcare, and high-end residential sectors are executed on time and within budget. Cumming provides a solutions-oriented suite of services that specifically addresses its clients’ unique challenges, thus enabling them to achieve extraordinary results. For more information, please visit www.ccorpusa.com.

About Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP

Founded in 1978, Gibbs Giden is a leader in providing client-focused, cost-effective legal services to clients nationwide with offices in California and Nevada. Gibbs Giden is recognized in the Chambers USA, The Legal 500, U.S. News’ Best Law Firms and Best Lawyers, and its attorneys are rated by Martindale-Hubbell and Super Lawyers. For more information, visit www.gibbsgiden.com

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