Tag: construction contracts


The Dotted Line: Reviewing construction contracts with recession in mind

February 28, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

Construction attorney Eric Singer is a huge Game of Thrones fan, so it’s fitting that he points to the HBO series’ best known mantra when it comes to a potential recession in 2023: Winter is coming. Like the members of […]

Construction Processes, Legal

The Dotted Line: How to include anti-bias clauses in construction contracts

October 25, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

With the recurrence of racist and sexist incidents on jobsites receiving increased attention in the construction industry, contractors have developed playbooks for responding to these events. Included in those policies are site-wide stand downs to review what happened and counsel […]


95% of Massachusetts construction contracts fall short for women

March 9, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Massachusetts State Auditor Suzanne Bump’s report is the latest example of a nationwide trend that shows the construction industry’s “diversity and inclusion” campaign has done little to change hiring practices or the field’s macho and racist image. The tone of […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Illinois contractor convicted of bribing mayor to win work

May 17, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Even though the government tries to make high-profile examples out of contractors who engage in fraud, it seems that there are always individuals who are willing to bet their reputations and futures in order to take in some extra cash […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Hawaii set to spend $3.4B on capital construction projects

May 2, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

A big Hawaii construction project is not in line for state funding through this latest measure but is still drawing major attention — the $9.2 billion, 20-mile Honolulu commuter rail line. Earlier this year, the Hawaii state auditor’s office issued […]


AGC: Contractors expect growth in 2019 amid labor supply worries

January 4, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

One of the issues federal lawmakers are fighting over is U.S.-Mexico border wall funding, a sticking point that led to a partial federal shutdown that is still underway after two weeks. The Trump administration wants $5 billion for the wall, […]

Construction Processes, Legal

What Is Inefficient Risk Transfer? The Use of Indemnification in Construction Contracts

May 4, 2017

Via: Best Practices Construction Law

As a father of seven children, I am always being asked to determine the “responsible party” when something breaks, gets lost, or is simply missing. In parenting, there is no written contract between the adult and to child to transfer […]