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How One Software CEO is Combining Accountability and Software to Change the Future of Construction

AUSTIN, TX / ACCESSWIRE / January 25, 2022

It’s the one announcement that no school district superintendent or campus principal ever wants to make:

“We regret that due to unforeseen construction delays, your child will not begin the school year in a new, state-of-the-art school as planned…”

“The problem,” says Steve Harper, CEO of Austin-based Owner Insite, “is that owners trust their contractors to give them an accurate assessment of their project’s status. But if they’re not getting reliable information . . . well, it’s garbage-in, garbage-out at that point.”

Read more of Steve’s profile in Business Insider and learn why he’s passionate about empowering owners to hold their construction teams accountable for results . . . and how his company’s software can be a game-changer for school districts, hospitals,  universities, municipal governments, and commercial real estate developers.

Rapid Growth Requires Rapid Response: How OI and BondPlanner Aid Fast Growth School Districts with Their Planning and Construction


Dr. Guy Sconzo has seen a lot of changes in his over 40 years in education. Most recently, during his tenure as the superintendent of Humble ISD for over 15 years, the district grew from 23,000 to over 41,000 students. “By and large, we tracked everything with a spreadsheet. That’s a lot of moving parts to keep track of when you’re looking at building 14 new campuses. I’m not saying it was the worst way to do it, but making the ongoing changes, keeping up with the accuracy of edits and new information, and only having limited access was challenging.”

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Owner Insite's Founder Focuses On Helping School Districts


Much like Simon Sinek’s famous TedTalk and poignant and popular book, “Start with Why,” Steve Harper is passionate about his “why” when speaking about his company, Owner Insite (OI), and it’s role in helping school districts. “My drive behind OI is simply to the help schools keep an eye on their facilities and construction and help them to build a fantastic environment for the kids,” said Harper.  

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Owner Insite Develops New Post Construction Management Tool

AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) February 19,2018

In an effort to continually develop tools that are helpful to owners, Owner Insite (OI) rolls out their newest component that focuses on post construction issues. OI sought consultation with a leading post construction operations expert, Richard Ragsdale MBA CMRP, to focus on how the product can assist with handling and preparing for asset management, maintenance, and warranty management as a district is completing their construction projects.

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Allen ISD managing $180 million + worth of construction with Owner Insite

AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) January 17,2018

Owner Insite, LLC, has been assisting Allen ISD with multiple projects as part of their 2016 Bond Program. Brandon Boyer, Executive Director of Facilities, came to Allen ISD from a nearby school district that has also utilized Owner Insite for their construction projects. As an early adopter of using OI for a school district, Boyter has been one of the software’s biggest supporters.

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Owner Insite Expands Its Reach Into School Districts


Owner Insite, LLC, a leading construction project management and collaboration platform used by architects, general contractors, owner’s representatives and owners, announced that school districts are increasingly evaluating and choosing Owner Insite as their system of record.

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Owner Insite and Blue Lynk Announce Strategic Partnership to Enhance Construction Project Management


Owner Insite, LLC and Blue Lynk, LLC today announced a strategic partnership aimed at enhancing construction project management. The two industry-leading companies are teaming up to better integrate their services for collaboration and documentation of commercial construction projects.

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Owner Insite Expanding Relationships With Architects


Owner Insite, LLC, a leading construction project management and collaboration platform used by architects, general contractors, owner’s representatives and owners, announced that Rike Ogden Figueroa Allex Architects, Inc. of McAllen, TX choose Owner Insite as their collaboration and documentation platform. 

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