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A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

One question that is raised all the time by prospective clients is how our value compares to our fee.  The challenge with answering this question is that we really cannot prove a negative; when a project goes smoothly under our guidance, we can’t show how […]

Renovation Project Management: yeah, it is harder than new construction

Renovation Project Management: yeah, it is harder than new construction

I have had three different conversations in the last few months that went something like this: I meet someone new and we discover we both work in the construction industry doing construction or project management.  We ask about the types of clients and projects we […]

Understanding Roles in Construction Projects

Understanding Roles in Construction Projects

One of the issues that we see time and time again is a project that failed to live up to expectations. There are many reasons why projects fail to deliver, but in my experience the failure can frequently be traced back to a fundamental misunderstanding […]

Is a Construction Manager Worth the Cost?

A question that I often get asked is why someone should hire a third party owner’s representative or construction manager. (Note – these terms can be used interchangeably, so let’s just shorten it to CM). Frequently, this question is coming from a volunteer board who […]

Risk Management Strategies – Contracts

“Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get when you don’t.” – Pete Seeger I know that many attorneys hate it when this happens, but sometimes the best legal advice comes from experience and common sense and not from attorneys. […]

SCPC Project Featured in National Publication

An SCPC project has been featured in a national publication, Worship Facilities Designer. Check out the write up on the First Unitarian Universalist Church Welcome Center and Campus Renovation at under current issue.

New Creation Church Project Complete

SCPC is pleased to announce that the New Creation Church Parking Lot Lighting project is now complete. The project was performed on time, on budget, and the congregation is thrilled. Please visit our Projects section of our website to see the project photos.

San Diego Orchid Awards Project Submission

Southern Cross Property Consultants is pleased to announce that Mission Hills United Methodist Church Restoration has been submitted for a San Diego Architectural Foundation Orchid Award. People’s choice voting will start in September on the Orchids and Onions website

SCPC’s 11th Anniversary

SCPC’s 11th Anniversary

As Southern Cross Property Consultants celebrates our 11th anniversary, we wanted to take this opportunity to thank our clients, fellow professionals, and friends for helping to make the past year so successful. The success of our business is based entirely on the relationships that we […]

New Creation Church – Project Update

Here is a photo from last weeks preparation for the pole base pour at New Creation Church in the lower lot. The project is 57% complete and next week the parking lots will get slurry sealed and striped.