Investing in America

For more than a decade, I’ve covered the lack of skilled workers in the trades impacting productivity, profits, and projects across the nation. I’ve...

Insurance Contract Terms

By Luke J. Farley and Dixie T. Wells One of the most important functions of a construction contract is to allocate risk between the parties....

Promising Tech

By Christopher Scott D'Angelo Challenging times can also be opportunities, but only if one knows where to look and has the drive—and capital—for it. Challenging...

Innovative Materials

By Danielle Waltz & Alexis Hailpern We live in an age of innovation where change in our environment creates change in technology and materials. While...

Cost Escalation Clauses

By Luke J. Farley and Dixie T. Wells  The construction industry has been left scrambling due to materials shortages and volatile pricing brought on by...

Renewable Energy

By William S. Thomas In May 2021, the Biden Administration unveiled an aggressive agenda to curb carbon emissions created by the construction sector. The plan...

Formal Mediation

By Christopher S. Drewry Mediation can be a successful tool in resolving many different types of cases, but in the context of construction disputes utilizing...

Construction Claims

By Aman Kahlon When negotiating a complex change order or preparing to litigate a claim, calculating actual recoverable costs incurred can be a difficult exercise....

Compensable Time

By Christopher Scott D'Angelo The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced that it reached a settlement and the entry of a Consent Order with...

“As-Built” Documents

By William S. Thomas  Current versions of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) family of contracts address responsibility for preparation of project documentation which reflects...