Category Archives: Business of Construction

Why Accounts Age And Solutions For Construction Industry Credit Managers

Originally posted 2013-01-25 09:00:34. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome back Scott Wolfe.  Scott is the CEO of Zlien, a company that provides software and services to help building material supply and construction companies reduce their credit risk and default receivables through the management of mechanics…

Do We Really Want Courts Deciding if Our Construction Contracts are Fair?

As I posted recently, the Virginia General Assembly has passed, and I can see no reason why the governor won’t sign, a bill that would essentially invalidate preemptive contractual waivers of lien rights as they relate to subcontractors and material suppliers.  It does not apply to General Contractors, but it is a step in what…

The Value of Pre-qualifying Contractors On Public Construction Projects

Originally posted 2011-05-06 09:00:08. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome Harold (Hal) Good, CPPO.  Hal is the director of Purchasing for Frederick County Government and First Vice President of the National Purchasing Institute, (NPI).  Prior positions include: Director of Procurement and Contracting for the city of…

Why should anyone write a blog posting every day, for 8.5 years? How about half-a-million dollars . . .

This week, Musings welcomes back Mark Buckshon of the Construction Marketing Ideas blog to Guest Post Friday. Mark publishes several regional construction industry newspapers and websites. He can be reached at 888-627-8717 ext 224 or by email at buckshon@cnrgp.com. Some projects are labors of love, with surprisingly important and valuable results. However, I could never…

More on Duty to Defend a Subcontractor

Originally posted 2013-06-17 09:00:24. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWhile we don’t often discuss insurance coverage issues here at Construction Law Musings, occasionally a case comes up that makes the grade for a post.  One such case was Erie Insurance Exchange v. Salvi, where the question of an “occurrence” that warranted coverage and defense under an…

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