You Get What You Pay For (and other hard truths)

You Get What You Pay For (and other hard truths)

One of the challenges that my team and I find ourselves confronted with regularly is when a prospective client, or even a current client, gets frustrated because they come to us with an assessment or scope of work for a project which we review and 

4 Things to Expect When Working with a Property Consultant

4 Things to Expect When Working with a Property Consultant

This article was originally written for the Congregational Loan Committee of the California-Pacific Conference of the United Methodist Church and has been slightly modified for a general audience. In order to understand what to expect from a property consultant, it is important to understand what 

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.

SCPC New Project – Master Plan Evaluation

Southern Cross Property Consultants has been retained by Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in La Mesa to perform an evaluation of their campus master plan and recommend updates that coincide with their Church’s mission.

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 

Enhanced SCPC Website & Social Media Integration

Southern Cross Property Consultants is pleased to announce our newly redesigned and enhanced website and integrated social media platforms. Joe Chisholm on the SCPC team and Armand Gilbert Web Design have done a great job and we’re excited to show it off. We invite you