George Mason: Understanding the Basics of Commercial Building Construction

Real estate professionals routinely interact with construction teams in the design, building, delivery and management of commercial properties and spaces and capital replacement projects. You will learn basic familiarity with different types of construction projects and processes, different ways of structuring construction contracts and legal documents, and how to understand and manage construction schedules. You will learn about the important members of construction teams and their roles, and how project scopes and drawings are organized. The latest trends in new technology and methods will also be discussed.

Lecturer: Sarah Forrest, Hensel Phelps Construction


Date: March 12, 2020



Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: George Mason University, Arlington Campus, Van Metre Hall
3351 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
Fee: $100
Registration: Registration Now Closed
For more information, please contact:
Name: Eric Maribojoc
Email: [email protected]

*Mason MRED Student/Alumni, please contact Eric Maribojoc at [email protected] for a discount.


About the Lecturer: Sarah Forrest, Hensel Phelps Construction

Sarah Forrest is Chief Estimator at Hensel Phelps Construction Co., one of the largest general contractors and construction managers in the U.S. and ranked consistently among Engineering News-Record’s top 20 contractors. Sarah began her career at Hensel Phelps as a field engineer in 1996. She has a BS in Construction Science and Management from Kansas State University.



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