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An Evaluation of BAM Construct’s Business Performance

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BAM Construct has emerged as the leading player in the education and health care sectors. BAM Construct has effectively deployed best practices, and leveraged on the abilities of specialists for the management of risks, and achieve the highest levels of performance. Despite the financial downturn, BAM Construct has achieved good financial performance. Recommendations include the use of IT and use of appropriate tools for visualization of a workflow. BAM Construct (2010b) is one of the biggest and busiest construction companies in the UK, with business activity going back to 1874. The company’s innovative and versatile approach has been responsible for its growth. The company has acquired a wide knowledge and skill base acquiring the tools for being responsive to the industry’s changing demands and issues. The company has access to seven regional bases within the UK and has a project portfolio covering every major town and city. BAM Construct has been responsible for the delivery of the highest caliber buildings in the UK on time and on budget. BAM has a team of experts for the delivery of construction, property development, design, services engineering, and the management of facilities. BAM is a worldwide construction service enterprise and works with BAM Nutall and with BAM PPP, that has a specific focus on public-private partnerships. BAM Construct is responsible for building, refurbishing and extending buildings in the UK. BAM has a strong regional presence allowing foster trust and beneficial partnerships with stakeholders including customers, consultants, and members of the supply chain. A brief description of projects under construction has been included in table A-1. BAM Construct (BAM, 2010b) has been responsible for building a range of facilities such as schools and hospitals, shops and offices, and other landmark developments. Projects vary in terms of size, complexity, and methods applied for construction. The company has an emphasis on satisfying customer’s needs in terms of timing, quality, and budget, helping the company to differentiate from its competitors. The company also emphasizes its responsibilities towards the communities and environments of its operation. BAM Construct (BAM, 2010b) employs approximately 1400 people in sites, regional offices, and support services. Employees are considered an asset, and the company attributes its success to its employees. The company has reaffirmed that it is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing high caliber staff at all levels. Investment in professional development allows development of skill which is passed on to customers as evidenced by the quality of work.