In my column for the Daily Journal of Commerce from two years ago, I wrote that proceeding with ongoing or planned construction was not without impact or risk tied to COVID-19, and I provided a checklist for owners, designers and contractors to help them decide whether to continue a project or start a new one given the circumstances. A year later, I noted the vastly increased amount of time I was spending working on force majeure provisions in construction or design contracts. In my latest column, I look at the impacts supply chain issues, labor shortages and inflation, as well as the conflict in Ukraine, are having within the construction industry. You can read the full article here.
Originally published as an Op-Ed by the Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce on April 14, 2022.