Tandem Industry Leader: Lean Construction

Around mid-2016 Tandem Inc. first heard about the concept of Lean Construction and the began to understand the importance of it. After researching, they started implementing a few practices with the construction team.  What’s special about the lean approach is how it focuses on creating value by relentlessly cutting waste and rework. In addition to this, the core values are efficiency, collaboration, accountability and transparency. These perfectly aligned with Tandem’s own values and commitment to building. An important step on Tandem’s “lean journey” was hiring industry leader Rich Seiler from Unified Works to train the team and help the tradespeople […]

Tandem Coffee Talk: Tony Andrews, VP of Construction

Why Tandem? I am fortunate enough that I have always known what I have wanted to do. Tandem started when I was 5 or 6 years old. I just did not know it back then. What do you do at Tandem? I do all the construction hiring, make final contractor selections and strategize about the direction and what the next year will look like. What excites you about your work? The most exciting thing is the all all-star team in front of me. Watching their innate skills makes me proud to be around every one of them. Not only because of […]