Overview of Construction Teaming Agreements in Florida

Jimerson Firm

Teaming agreements in the construction world, also referred to as teaming arrangements, are agreements between two or more independent companies to combine their resources, abilities, and knowledge, for the purpose of obtaining and, if successful, performing a competitive bid construction contract.

What are the Types of Damages a Property Owner Can Recover for Construction Defects?

Jimerson Firm

When a property owner experiences construction defects in their property, one of the important considerations as to whether or not to pursue a construction defect lawsuit is what types of damages may be available to remedy the defects.

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Construction and Real Estate E-Note October 2021

Burr Forman

Pandemic Keeps Creating Challenges for Construction Industry (Source: Construction Executive, 2021-09-21). Climate Change Expected to Challenge Construction Industry (Source: Insurance Journal, 2021-10-01). Resources. COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for Federal Contractors.

Construction Industry Webinar: Construction Delay Claims – Best Practices for Subcontractors

Jimerson Firm

Construction Delay Claims: Best Practices for Subcontractors aired on Thursday, September 10, 2020. This Managing Problem Projects webinar was geared towards Subcontractors and was presented by three of our partners from the construction industry team.

New Licensing Requirements That Construction Contractors Need to Know About (The Occupational Freedom and Opportunity Act)

Jimerson Firm

On July 1, 2020, the Occupational Freedom and Opportunity Act (the “Act”) became law, which eliminated some barriers for construction contractors to become licensed in Florida. Background of Construction Contractor Licensing Requirements.

Construction Bid Protests in Florida: Top 10 Things Contractors Should Know

Jimerson Firm

Filing a construction bid protest must be done quickly, and it comes with its fair share of risks. This article provides an overview of the top ten things contractors should know about construction bid protests in Florida. Top 10 Grounds for Construction Bid Protests in Florida.

Five Key Construction Contract Terms That Every Building Owner Needs to Negotiate

Jimerson Firm

When a building owners hires a contractor to construct a building or other construction project, the contractor is often significantly more experienced when it comes to the ins and outs of the construction contract as well as the overall construction process.

Construction Jobs Take a Hit in January

NACM

The construction industry took a hit in January after losing 3,000 jobs on net, which Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chief Economist Anirban Basu likened to "the damage to many state and local government balance sheets."

Webinar: 15 Critical Construction Contract Provisions

Jimerson Firm

On Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM, three of our partners will present 15 Critical Construction Contract Provisions: How to Use Them to Protect the Project and Your Bottom Line. “Joby” Birr will lead this one-hour webinar for the construction industry.

Construction Industry Webinar: Lien Law for Prime Contractors

Jimerson Firm

Managing Problem Construction Projects in Turbulent Times: Tools for Success is a multi-part education series designed for business owners and leaders in the construction industry. This webinar was presented by three of our partners from the construction industry team.

Five Key Construction Contract Terms That Every Subcontractor Needs to Negotiate

Jimerson Firm

One of the most important aspects of construction project success for subcontractors can be the subcontract agreement. Other subcontract provisions are also important, so having an attorney experienced in construction law evaluate the subcontract is recommended.

Construction Industry Webinar: Liens and Protecting Your Right to Get Paid

Jimerson Firm

Managing Problem Construction Projects in Turbulent Times: Tools for Success is a multi-part education series designed for business owners and leaders in the construction industry. This webinar is presented by three of our partners from the construction industry team.

Construction Industry Webinar: Bond Law for Subcontractors and Suppliers

Jimerson Firm

Managing Problem Construction Projects in Turbulent Times: Tools for Success is a multi-part education series designed for business owners and leaders in the construction industry. This webinar is presented by three of our partners from the construction industry team.

New Florida Law Substantially Reduces Retainage Rate on Government Construction Projects

Jimerson Firm

On September 18, 2020, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 101, an act relating to public construction , into law. The new law reduces the maximum retainage rate on public construction projects to a flat 5%. What Public Construction Projects are Affected?

Subcontractors: What to Do If You Are Not Getting Paid on a Construction Project

Jimerson Firm

If a subcontractor is not getting paid for work on a construction project, the subcontractor must first determine whether the general contractor has grounds to withhold payment and consult the subcontract. Construction Industry Legal Blog

Construction Spending Climbs in August

NACM

Construction spending in the U.S. The Census Bureau announced earlier this week that construction spending in August increased 1.4% is near levels seen at the beginning of the year. to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,412.8 billion. This is also 2.5% above the August 2019 data.

Construction Industry Webinar: You’ve stopped getting paid, now what?

Jimerson Firm

The webinar covered options subcontractors and suppliers can take upon nonpayment on a construction project. This webinar was the sixth of a multi-part education series for business owners and leaders in the Construction Industry. Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

Contractors and Owners in Florida Beware: Higher Interest Rates and Increased Penalties for Withholding or Misapplying Construction Funds

Jimerson Firm

On July 1, 2021, Florida Senate Bill 378 takes effect and amends a number of Florida Statutes governing prompt payment on various types of Florida construction projects. These changes apply to any construction contracts executed on or after July 1, 2021.

Perfecting Rights Under the Miller Act for Federal Construction Projects

Jimerson Firm

Contractors cannot file mechanic’s liens on public construction projects, such as work on military bases, courthouses, or government owned buildings. The Miller Act only applies to federal construction projects; it does not apply to commercial, private, or state construction projects.

Another Rise in Construction Input Prices

NACM

Construction input prices rose once again in August by more than half of a percent, according to Associated Builders and Contractors, where Chief Economist Anirban Basu said inflation is "a bit hotter than anticipated."Based

Construction and Real Estate E-Note August 2021

Burr Forman

Mike Rich joins Burr & Forman’s Mobile, Alabama office as Counsel in the firm’s Construction and Project Development practice group. Laura also has litigation experience in construction defect, environmental defense, and premises liability cases. Data Show Residential Construction Gaining Strength (Source: Archinect, 2021-07-21). Report Finds Lodging Construction Pipeline Down 14% Over Year (Source: HotelBusiness.com , 2021-07-26). Resources.

Webinar: Navigating the Post-Pandemic Era of Rapidly Escalating Construction Prices

Jimerson Firm

On Wednesday, August 25, 2021 from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM, three of our partners will present Navigating the Post-Pandemic Era of Rapidly Escalating Construction Prices: A Panel Discussion on Trends, Tips and Best Practices.

How to Start a Construction Company

Nerd Wallet

There’s a lot that goes into learning how to start a construction company, and not just on the financial side. The article How to Start a Construction Company originally appeared on NerdWallet.

Construction Employment Remains Below Pre-Covid Levels in 39 States

NACM

?Continuous demand coupled with labor shortages in the construction industry has halted production across the majority of the U.S. The construction industry.

Collection Agency for Construction Equipment Rental

Nexa Collect

Construction equipment companies have an ongoing requirement for debt collection from businesses (and sometimes individuals) who do not pay the agreed-upon rental dues on time.

Pay-if-Paid Provisions in Construction Subcontracts: They Are Not All Created Equal

Jimerson Firm

Construction contracts may contain either a pay-if-paid provision or a pay-when-paid provision. Pace Construction Corp. The post Pay-if-Paid Provisions in Construction Subcontracts: They Are Not All Created Equal appeared first on Jimerson Birr.

Nonresidential Building Construction Employment Takes Another Hit

NACM

The construction industry may have added 20,000 jobs on net last month, but July's nonresidential construction employment dwindled.

How to Get Construction Business Insurance

Nerd Wallet

Commercial insurance isn’t just essential for construction businesses, it is often required — either by the state or client — for contractors and developers. The article How to Get Construction Business Insurance originally appeared on NerdWallet.

Construction Input Prices 'Virtually Unchanged' in October

NACM

The common proverb, "No news is good news," rang true for the construction industry last month after the U.S. Although construction input prices increased just over 1% in October year over year (YOY.

Construction Industry Ends 2020 with an Uptick in Jobs

NACM

The construction industry ended 2020 on a positive note with the addition of 51,000 net new jobs in December and a recovery of more than 79% of construction jobs lost since the pandemic struck the U.S.

US Sees Decline in Construction Output

NACM

Construction may be considered essential during these troubling economic times, but that doesn't mean the industry is immune to the crisis.

Navigating the Era of Rapidly Escalating Construction Prices Webinar

Jimerson Firm

On Wednesday, August 25 from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM, two of our partners and members of our construction industry team hosted a virtual panel discussion with industry leaders on the hot button issue of the rapid escalation of construction material and labor prices we are experiencing across the industry.

Critical Construction Contract Provisions for Subcontractors

Jimerson Firm

On Wednesday, March 31, 2021 from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM, three of our partners presented Critical Construction Contract Provisions: What Subcontractors Should Know to Protect Their Bottom Line. The post Critical Construction Contract Provisions for Subcontractors appeared first on Jimerson Birr.

Construction Industry Webinar: 15 Critical Construction Contract Provisions (for General Contractors)

Jimerson Firm

On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, three of our partners and members of our Construction Industry team presented 15 Critical Construction Contract Provisions: How to Use Them to Protect the Project and Your Bottom Line.

Nonresidential Construction Adds More Jobs

NACM

The construction industry is likely to see a slowdown in the coming winter months, but a promising start was shown in November in part by the addition of 27,000 net new jobs. According to Associated Builders and Contractors' (ABC) analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, the latest round of new jobs brings the industry's new added job tota. Nacm Blog