Publications, News, Articles & Events

CORE opens new office in Houston, TX (Sugar Land, TX)

January 29, 2020 - CORE International Consulting has opened a regional office in Houston (Sugar Land), Texas. This new location will help CORE better serve our clients in the Industrial and Infrastructure construction sectors, and provide a base for our regional CORE professionals throughout greater Texas."  Read more:

ARTICLE:  Expert’s View on Conducting Construction Management Due Diligence in Construction Dispute Resolutions (S.Huyghe)

April, 2019 - Article focuses on construction project delays and their respective cost overruns as increasingly fueling construction litigation and legal arbitrations worldwide. In projects involving high labor cost or deployment of skilled workers, project delays are also driving massive claims in relation to losses of productivity. READ MORE HERE

Learn more about CORE's involvement in the construction law profession and in community activities by reading the entries below.

CORE opens new office in Bethesda, MD

May 26, 2020: CORE International Consulting has opened a new regional office in Bethesda, MD to better serve the Washington, DC and east coast areas. This new location will give CORE’s clients direct access to CORE professionals in the area. Read more:


CORE expands Expert Witness Testimony Services

April, 2019 - Steve Huyghe, founder and chairman of CORE International Consulting, announced today an alliance with seasoned expert testimony experts Paul Stynchcomb and G. Scott Norris. "With the addition of Paul and Scott on CORE's expert testimony team, we are able to provide our clients with an even greater depth of experience and accessibility to construction experts," stated Mr. Huyghe. "Please join me in welcoming them to CORE International Consulting."  READ RELEASE HERE.

Huyghe testifies as construction expert on Hung Hom Station Project in Hong Kong

In early January 2019, CORE founder Steve Huyghe testified as the Construction Expert on the topic of "Construction Project Management" on the widely controversial Hung Hom Subway Station Project in Hong Kong. The all-public hearing was broadcast on news stations throughout Hong Kong and on world news, honing in on the performance of the actual project management procedures provided during the course of construction by the parties involved.

Construction Superconference 2018 in Las Vegas

This year's Construction Superconference, held December 12-14, 2018 in  Las Vegas, was the backdrop for CORE's participation in a panel on:  "Coming to America: International Arbitration Procedures in Domestic US Arbitrations - A Better Mouse Trap or the Emperor's New Clothes?"  -  Although the AAA and JAMS rules that govern the majority of construction arbitrations in the US have not materially changed over the years, in the last decade or so the parties and/or the arbitrators appointed under those rules are increasingly adopting procedures from international arbitration. Steve Huyghe joined Chad Theriot and Neal Sweeney, Partners at Jones Walker LLP, and Roger Peters, Esq. FAIC, in a  lively debate based on their deep experience in international arbitrations.

Construction: The Perfect Storm, by Steve Huyghe

In Construction: The Perfect Storm, the reader is taken back to the “basics” of construction, which in Steve's view, are diminishing in the profession for reasons explained within this book. This book is especially beneficial to construction professionals and persons interested in a career in construction, with first-hand tips and recommendations provided from Steve's wealth of experience on expansive and high-profile construction projects around the world.


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Global Village Project Recognizes CORE as Silver Sponsor of their

2018 "Tribute to Education" Initiative

The Global Village Project (Atlanta, Georgia) recently acknowledged CORE for their support of GVP's "Tribute to Education 2018" event by being a Silver Sponsor. Corporate sponsors like CORE International Consulting help provide the financial support needed by Global Village Project to continue to give refugee girls access to life-changing educational opportunities. For more information, visit  (#GlobalVillageProject)


"The Evolution and Role of Experts in US and International Construction Disputes"  -  An excerpt from 2015 Construction Law Update

For the past 21 years, legal and business professionals in the construction law industry have anticipated the annual release of the Construction Law Update. This best selling publication chronicles and communicates changes in the construction law industry. It is with great pleasure that I present to you an abstract of the article “The Evolution and Role of Experts in US and International Construction Disputes.” This chapter introduces some of the latest thinking on and practices of construction experts in major construction project disputes worldwide. I sincerely hope that you glean useful information from this chapter excerpt and I welcome your feedback. 

Global Village Project Acknowledges CORE International Consulting for 2017 "Connecting Communities Walk" sponsorship

The Global Village Project is an innovative special purpose middle school for refugee girls with interrupted schooling. Each year, the Global Village Project sponsors a "Connecting Communities Walk" to raise critical funds needed to provide education and assimilation skills to these refugee girls. For more information on the Global Village Project, visit:

Dr. Fred Rahbar, CORE Saudi Arabia Managing Director,
Chairs Technical Committee at the 15th PMI-AGC Conference in Bahrain 

The 15th PMI-AGC Conference was held at the Gulf Hotel Convention Center in the Kingdom of Bahrain from January 19 – 21, 2015.The theme of the conference was “Delivering GCC 2030 Vision through Excellent Project Management." This event serves as a forum for project management practitioners, engineers, planners, academicians and management to interact, share their experiences, improve their knowledge and showcase their projects and best practices. CORE managing director -- Dr. Fred Rahbar--served as Session Chairman of the conference's Technical Committee. Steve Huyghe also participated in the conference as a speaker. For more information on this and future conferences, visit:

 The Evolution of Expert Witness Law under U.K. and U.S. Jurisdiction 

The use of expert testimony in construction disputes is not new, but as the technical and logistical complexity of construction projects has increased, so has the need for expert testimony to assist the court to understand and resolve the issues of the dispute. Steve Huyghe, CORE founder and chairman, presented "The Evolution of Expert Witness Law under U.K. and U.S. Jurisdiction " to the Society for Construction Law in Hong Kong in 2014. For more information on this topic and to download the content of this presentation, visit: 

CORE Sponsors Global Village Project Annual Fundraiser Event

Hosted by Atlanta International School (AIS)

Atlanta International School hosted the Global Village Project's major fundraising event. The AIS auditorium was the site for this engaging evening bringing together Atlanta business leaders, AIS parents and area philanthropists key to raising funds to support GVP's mission and operating costs. CORE sponsored this event and CORE founder, Steve Huyghe, attended to help raise funds for this very worthwhile organization. For more information on GVP,  visit www.globalvillage And for more information on AIS, visit:

CORE Announces Expanded Service Offerings

Arbitration Neutral Expert Services
Expanded Claims Mitigation & Project Advisory Services

CORE Founder, Steve Huyghe, Testimony Referenced in THE CONSTRUCTION LAWYER, Winter 2016 issue

"Loss of Productivity Damages: Pros and Cons of Using Industry Studies to Quantify Loss of Labor Productivity" (Kovars, Ibbs, Stynchcomb)

Himalytics joins CORE to offer expanded documentation services for large construction projects

ATLANTA, GA USA, 6 September 2016:  CORE International Consulting is pleased to announce that it has teamed with Himalytics, an enterprise dedicated to applying data science technique in analyzing construction claims.  Himalytics is founded by Tsang Wong whose partnership with Steve Huyghe and CORE International Consulting is able to provide construction lawyers, owners and contractors access to expert documentation and data retrieval methods and efficiencies on large-scale and data/documentation-intensive construction projects.

CORE International Consulting, LLC Launches Global

Construction Advisory and Claims Mitigation Services

January 1, 2015, CORE International Consulting, LLC launched its global construction advisory and claims mitigation services worldwide. Through its alliance members, regional directors and managing directors, CORE has assembled an impressive and exceptional array of construction industry experts who excel in their respective countries and specializations. Their client, project advisory, and expert witness experience ranks among the most knowledgeable among global construction practices. For detailed information on this press release, visit: