President Trump’s new tariffs and ongoing trade negotiations concerning building commodities like steel, aluminum, and lumber have resulted in uncertain market conditions for those in the construction industry, making it nearly impossible for owners, developers, contractors, and suppliers to accurately analyze and allocate risks during construction contract negotiations. In my latest article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, I provide owners and developers with an overview of the new tariffs on building materials and the key contract provisions they should review and revise to hedge against the risks associated with the uncertain market conditions. Read the full article here.

Originally published as “New tariffs on building materials have owners revising construction contracts” on August 23, 2018, by the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce.