Why I Chose Construction Management

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ANTWAN HATCHETT INTRO TO CONSTRUCTION MANGEMENT CORNELIUS D. GRIGGS 1 page paper on why I choose construction manaement

Construction has been in my background since 1988, when my father purchased his first piece of property. My brother and I wanted our room designed a certain way so we begged our father to fulfill our wants. In my father words, he said if you and your brother want your room other then the way im designing it, then you two have to help build it. And that started my life in construction. As I furthered my education and my experience grew in the construction field I also started to dabble in the business word.
At the age of 17, I worked for my first construction company, Cap Stone Constructions. There, I was on the demolition crew like most people that start off in the construction field. Not only did I demo, but I also learned how to frame, drywall, tape and mud. Not to long after my first job, my father started his construction company and brought me on to work for him. There I worked various job in the residential sector as well as managed his crew in his absence. From the outside looking in, it had seemed as though my father was making good money rehabbing buildings, renting them out and collecting money. As time went on, I started to notice that the residential sector was all that we dabbed in and even that sector was being run wrong. Yet, this was his construction company. Then I realized that his company was actually a company of family members, and him doing all the work. He was vary over worked in the construction field, and under educated in the in the business realm. For those reasons my father continued to make the same mistakes, and in turn get the same results. Till eventually, he ran himself into the ground wondering why he worked so hard with minimal success.
I am an entrepreneur by heart, so that means that different types of businesses interest me. I’ve owned several businesses from furniture stores to

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