White elephant projects. Budgets need to allow more than just money for construction. Projects must be staffed, operated, and maintained. Governments are good at building white elephant projects.
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Government are now in a rush to spend money on new construction projects in an attempt to create jobs and stimulate economies after covid 19. Have these been well thought through? Are they the best use of tax payer funds? Will there be long term benefits or will the next generation be paying for wasted expenditure? How many white elephants will be created - unused infrastructure and empty apartments?
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Many construction projects are doomed to fail long before construction even begins. They are the wrong project, built in the wrong place at the wrong time. The design is inadequate, the budget is wrong, a poor team is selected, and investigations are incomplete. At any stage your project can go wrong if it’s not managed correctly! But, good project management and planning will make your project a success.
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