Seattle and Bellevue’s strong real estate markets present a plethora of lucrative business opportunities for Canadian product manufacturers and suppliers.  Because Washington-based developers and contractors are perhaps more litigious than their Canadian counterparts,  Canadian-based product manufacturers and suppliers should consider a full spectrum of risk management and mitigation strategies before engaging in cross-border business activities. In her latest article for the Journal of Commerce of Canada, Loni L. Hinton provides a high-level checklist of tools for such manufacturers and suppliers to consider before embarking on their first project in Washington. Read the full article here.

Originally published as “Industry Voices Op-Ed: What Canadian-based product manufacturers and suppliers in cross-border construction projects need to know” by Journal of Commerce (of Canada), June 7, 2019.