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better method," Balfour Beatty says. "Achieving zero waste requires
us to bring the best people on our team with the right DNA and set
ourselves up to execute consistently - to become good at identifying,
sharing and learning best practices from across our organization and
develop, train and adopt new capabilities.
"Over the past several years we've researched, tested and developed innovative project solutions that take our clients' projects from
planning through design, construction and operation focused on
reducing waste and optimizing the long-term performance of the
facility," it adds.

Making a Difference

Balfour Beatty says its people
are good at identifying and
learning best practices.

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Balfour Beatty's values also include employee inspiration. "Any team
that sets out on a mission to change the world needs to have the
right people with the right DNA to make it happen," it says.
"We're building a company where people love to come to work,
where they feel they can make a difference," Balfour Beatty says.
"We invest in our talent so they want to build their careers here, and
so our clients and partners get to work with the best commercial
construction teams in the nation."
The company notes that its associates have a passion to innovate.
"This passion means developing a relentless curiosity, an eye to see
waste and inefficiency, and the determination to find a better way," it
says. "This creates a progressive environment that is exciting for our
teammates, which adds tremendous value to our clients."

a dog run and grilling areas, and a 24-hour Alta Fitness Club. The
project also will feature a parking garage for residents and carcharging stations.
The development aims to connect tenants to the city of Atlanta.
"Alta Midtown puts [them] right where [they] want to be - within
close distance to Piedmont Park, Fox Theatre, the Atlanta Botanical
Garden, Georgia Tech and much more," it says. "This is Midtown
Atlanta - in the heart of it all."

Adding Value
Balfour Beatty has implemented a "zero waste" goal for its work.
"One of the greatest opportunities for our clients and our industry
is to eliminate the waste too long associated with commercial construction," the company says.
"At Balfour Beatty, we believe we can add value to our clients as
a trusted advisor who strives to eliminate the waste and inefficiency on every project, every time," it states. "We deliver this promise
through innovative ideas, processes, technologies and people."
According to the company, credible studies have proven that
more than 40 percent of the cost of projects consists of waste.
"More than ever before, clients are coming to us to construct
projects in a more innovative way, deliver buildings that operate
more efficiently, and are designed to better fit their culture and
business goals," it states.
"As a result, we've explored the key areas of waste, including team
behaviors, processes, procurement, rework, supply chain inefficiency, unused materials and unplanned time - to help us design a

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