Construction disputes – why they’re bad and how to avoid them

Sometimes construction projects end in disputes between General Contractors and their customers. Also, disputes regularly occur between the General Contractor and their Subcontractors and Suppliers. These disputes sometimes end in legal action, result in media attention and even disrupt the project – sometimes bringing it to a halt. Usually it’s only lawyers that benefit from disputes. Yet, somehow disputes are …

Are your subcontractors making money? Why you should care.

Many General Contractors are probably unconcerned with whether their subcontractors make or lose money on their construction projects. Why should it impact them? It would after all seem to be an anomaly, because if a subcontractor is making money it’s probably at the project’s expense? But no! In fact some GC’s make a habit of squeezing their subcontractors so the GC can …

Tips for Improving Your Construction Company and Projects in 2016

A new year brings new opportunity So here we are almost a solid month into a brand new year!  As many of us struggle to hold on to those New Year’s resolutions that will make us a better person by 2017,  let’s not lose sight of the fact that research suggests that 1 in 3 of us will ditch our vows …