change order Archive

Simple Ways to Improve Your Progress Meeting Minutes

Job meeting minutes are frequently prepared by architects or owner’s representatives and distributed to contractors and subcontractors who dutifully accept them without much input or involvement. Occasionally, the minutes will specifically provide that if there is no objection made within a short amount of time after distribution, all recipients will be presumed to be in […]

Performing Change Order Work? Know Your “Conditions Precedent” to Getting Paid

One of the many contract clauses we see on a daily basis in the construction industry is what some might call the “change order” provision. That provision requires a contractor, before the contractor performs work outside its original scope, to seek prior written approval from the owner. These “change order” provisions are seen across the […]

How to Build a Large School Early + Under Budget

School administrators are often frustrated by cost overruns and delays on much needed capital improvement projects in recent years. Yet many of those same administrators and their counsel continue to employ the same techniques and methodologies that have failed in the past. Our firm had the opportunity to serve as counsel on probably the largest […]