Construction contracts are oftentimes lengthy and complicated. The contracts underlying a construction project form the basis of the relationships between the signing parties, and provide an outline to how the project will go. A…Read More
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Subcontractors appear to have a tenuous relationship with Textura’s Construction Payment Management (CPM) platform.
In 2012, for example, American Subcontractor Association members were “grip[ing]” about the product, which general contractors were forcing them to use and pay for….Read More
The American Subcontractor Association just released a video explaining its Legal Defense Fund, which is a fund established to support the association’s mission of protecting subcontractors’ interest. In a world where subcontractors are saddled with…Read More
The 3rd annual ENR Construction Risk Summit is approaching, providing contractors, owners, sureties, attorneys, and other construction stakeholders a forum to discuss and debate industry risks. The event’s agenda promises to help all stakeholders better “manage costly risks to achieve project…Read More
Construction industry participants are protected against the risk of nonpayment by the mechanics lien and bond claim process. Parties at the very top of the payment chain are primarily concerned with managing the risk associated…Read More
Construction contracts, like many contracts, can be lengthy and complicated documents. While these agreements form the foundation for the relationship between the signing parties, they voluminous, and therefore, are rarely thoroughly examined. Even if the contract is examined, if the…Read More
The payment structure in the world of construction projects is unique. The credit heavy nature, and potential lack of visibility throughout a project, make payment issues paramount for parties at both the top and the bottom of the payment…Read More
Doesn’t it seem like there are three phases to most construction projects? — (1) Pre-Construction, (2) Construction, and (3) Lawsuit?
Contractors, subcontractors, and specialty contractors are optimists. They bid jobs regardless of difficulty, location or size. And, when they come in with the…Read More
This guest post comes from friend of the blog, Robert Wise, a construction law attorney in Mississippi (Sharpe & Wise PLLC). Robert was influential in the drafting and passing of Mississippi’s 2014 mechanics…Read More
We recently discussed the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision in Bricklayers of Western Pennsylvania Combined Funds, Inc. v. Scott’s Development Co. and Laborers’ Combined Funds of Western Pennsylvania, et al., v. Scott’s…Read More