Construction Strategies

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Sanford C Loy CCM BArch MSCE


Bachelor of Architecture, with Honors –Univ of Tenn, Knoxville, 1976

Master of Science in Civil Engineering –Univ of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1982


Certified Construction Manager #1432

TN License General Contractor #27768-Unlimited-Reciprocated in most states


2009-Pres        Construction Strategies, Knoxville, TN

                            Founder and President

1988-Pres        Construction Plus Inc., Knoxville, TN,

                           Founder and President

1986-1988        Belz Enterprises, Memphis, TN,

                           Dir of New Const. and Dev.

1985-1986        Christman Construction, Memphis, TN,

                           Project Manager

1984-1985        American Institute of Steel Construction, Regional Engineer

1976-1984        TN Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN,

                           Director of Engineering Serv.

Memberships and Associations

Construction Management Association of America

American Society of Civil Engineers

American Institute of Architects


¤   Author, School cost investigated (multi​-week series), Knoxville Focus

¤   2010 National Blue Ribbon Award from US COC for Business excellence

¤   Author, Mold: the Insidious Invader, published in Knoxville News Sentinel

¤   2005 Pinnacle Award for Business Excellence

¤   1998 EXCEL Award for 25 fastest growing companies in East Tennessee

¤   1996 Enterpriser Award from Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership

¤   Lecturer at Pellissippi State Community College; Land Use and Development

¤   Lecturer for the AISC, Steel Design Current Practice Lecture Series at numerous college and university sites throughout the Southeast

¤   Lecturer for Tennessee Association of Building

Inspectors; Steel Framing Inspection Techniques

Continuing Education

Over my 43 year career I have attended far too many continuing education events to list them all.

Below is a representative list showing a cross-section of the courses and seminars pertinent to my technical, business and consulting skills.

¥ The art of negotiating, Seminar,
¥ Missile design of concrete slabs,
¥ CPM scheduling for engineering and construction,
¥ Marketing construction services,
¥ Design of structural bolted connections, AISC,
¥ Professional Practice Lecture Series on AISC design,
¥ ACI Slab design specification review,
¥ Design of welded connections, AISC,
¥ Earthquake design of concrete structures, UTK Series,
¥ Risk management for construction projects, ASCE,
¥ Estimating for commercial construction projects,
¥ Construction Management Methodology, CMAA,
¥ CM Professional Practice Standards, CMAA,
¥ Bonding construction projects in the 21 Century,
¥ The Construction Manager Cost Accounting System,
¥ Business law for construction,
¥ Motivating today’s professional workforce

Consulting Exerience

¤ Provided pre-construction services for HUD multi-family 401(c)(3) financed apartments, including development of HUD form 2328 for estimated costs and CPM schedule.

¤ Provided value engineering services for school building and maintenance program for a county wide school system.

¤ Provided inspections and reporting of construction inadequacies including corrective measures and cost estimates for claims by owner against builder.

¤ Provided inspections and reporting of construction inadequacies including corrective measures and cost estimates for claims by owner against designers.

¤ Provided cost estimates for completion of projects abandoned by a defaulting contractor.

¤ Provided cost estimates for corrective work as determined by third party engineering firm for claim by owners.

¤ Provided expert testimony in litigation against a defaulting contractor.

¤ Provided expert testimony for owner in bond claim/arbitration involving dispute between subcontractors.

¤ Provided professional services developing internal real estate department for multi-state retail store chain to achieve accelerated growth plan of 40 stores per year in multi-state region.