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The poster child for construction risk is a differing site conditions clause. Construction contract definitions vary, but generally a differing site condition occurs when, unbeknownst to the owner and contractor at the time of the contract signing, the subsurface of a construction site contains a physical object or lacks a physical property assumed to be present. Continue »

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You know that old saying, “He can’t see the forest for the trees.” It’s easy for us to get sidetracked by the responsibilities, projects and people we tend to every day and ignore the bigger picture. Executives and business owners can sometimes miss out on where and how they can improve output and efficiency, simply by being too close to the project. We know that we need to pay attention to processes and stay on top of the latest tools coming out of the tech industry, but this is not always feasible in the fast paced world of construction. That’s why getting a pair of experienced, fresh eyes to take a look on how things are being delegated is the best way to save money while increasing productivity and morale. Continue »