Tag: Construction Industry

What if I Don’t Have a Change Order?

A California appellate court has clarified for public owners and contractors (a) what the results may be if the owner does not timely sign a change order and (b) under what circumstances a change order is required. In G. Voskanian Construction, Inc. v. Alhambra Unified School District, No. B221005 (Cal. Ct. App. Mar. 29, 2012), … Continue Reading

A Recovery in the Construction Industry?

The Department of Labor’s latest jobs report includes some encouraging news for the construction industry. In January, construction jobs increased by 21,000 and jobs in architectural and engineering services increased by 7,000. Over the past two months, “nonresidential specialty trade contractors” added 30,000 jobs. We’ll keep a close eye on next month’s jobs report to … Continue Reading

Live Blog From ABA Forum Meeting – Part 1

2/1/2012; 4:37 p.m. I’m heading down to Houston for a meeting of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry.  You can learn about the Forum on the ABA website. It has subdivisions that focus on various interests such as insurance, owners and lenders, etc. I’ll try to "live blog" from the meeting, describing papers of interest that … Continue Reading
LexBlog