The construction industry is slowly rising from the ashes of the Great Recession, and contractors are breaking out the big guns.
Or rather, the big cranes.
Builders requested 92.4 percent more commercial building permits in 2012 than in 2011, according to Thornton Oliver Keller’s Market Watch Year-end 2012 Report, and large projects like Jack’s Urban Meeting Place ...
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It has become a maxim that there are too many lawyers and that there is ongoing softness in demand for legal services. (Parenthetically, I disagree; there is, in fact, a dislocation between the supply and the demand for specific legal services, which the organized bar has never been able to address successfully.) Assuming for the [...]
No one doubts the adage “time is money,” particularly in bringing construction projects on-line on time and on budget. Spend any time within spitting distance of a project and you’ll instantly feel the vibe; the crush of time pressures affects those involved in varying ways with multiple ripple effects. There's also pressure on contract negotiators [...]