The Texas Trust Fund Act governs how contractors, subcontractors, and, sometimes owners, can use funds they receive on construction projects in Texas. Download the full article.
The Texas Prompt Pay act has two forms: the government code contains the prompt pay act that applies to public works and the property code contains a similar act that applies to private projects. Download the full article.
While the dust from the presidential election is still settling, Texas is moving right into the 85th Legislative Session. Download the full article.
In my last column, I wrote about project management as a tool for claim resolution. The discussion focused largely on best practices for dealing with claims at the project level. In this column, I will provide a discussion about contractual provisions that can be included in standard terms and conditions [...]
Last month's article focused on one of the two design-build alternative delivery methods provided by Texas procurement law: the Design-Build: Vertical method. In this article, we will discuss the second framework: the Design-Build: Civil (D/B Civil) method. Download the full article here .
This month, we will discuss the Design-Build: Vertical (D/B Vertical) alternative delivery method. Before we delve into the details of the D/B Vertical method, it is import-ant to first provide a general overview of design-build. Download the full article.
This month’s column is focused on the Construction Manager-At-Risk (CMAR) alternative delivery method. Alternative delivery methods are the new normal for many types of procurement, and CMAR is one of the most popular in Texas. Download the full article.
This is the third column in a multi-part series regarding alternative delivery methods. If you have read the previous monthly columns, you know that alternative delivery methods are becoming the new normal for many types of procurement in the heavy construction industry. Download the full article.
In my last column, I introduced the discussion of alternative delivery methods for public construction projects. In this month’s column, I will discuss the legal framework for alternative project delivery. Download the full article.
For the heavy construction industry, alternative delivery methods are the new normal for many types of procurement. Many local governmental entities, municipalities, utility districts, counties, and even state-agencies are frequently turning to alternative procurement methods for projects. Download the full article.