This column will focus on mediation as a process and provide suggestions and recommendations that may assist parties to a dispute with a successful mediation. Download full article.
This article discusses the challenges created by both the pandemic and global market conditions and discusses various approaches contractors can take to mitigate risks and overcome impacts to dollars and time. Download full article.
This article will focus on understanding and protecting a contractor's lien rights. Download the full article.
This column, and a short series of columns to follow, will provide information about how to prepare and protect construction companies from nonpayment in advance of a recession. Download the full article.
This article discusses ideas for effectively responding to a competitive sealed proposal. Download the full article.
Pricing in contractor selection is an issue that draws debate frequently in the industry because alternative delivery methods differ so greatly from traditional methods. Download the full article.
Alternative delivery methods such as design-build continue to gain momentum across Texas. Typical design-build contracts address the risks and responsibilities as to the owner, but those agreements do not attend to the issues that exist between design-build teams. Download the full article.
This column will discuss contractor liability for design in detail to provide contractors an understanding of the issue and provide tools and tips to address this concern. Download the full article.
This article provides an overview of key dates for the 86th regular session, potential measures that will directly impact the construction industry, and issues that may dominate the already limited timetable for the 2019 session. Download the full article.
This article takes a deeper look into the use of change order requests as a means of protecting your right to payment. We'll also discuss how a contractor can preserve a claim using a change order request when the contract terms are unfavorable to such action. Download the full article. [...]