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By: David K. Taylor
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
The most ignored set of laws in Tennessee which impact owners, prime contractors and subcontractors are the construction “retainage” laws which are unique in the United States. Serious mistakes are still being made, and failure to know what the law requires can go right to the bottom line. While the lawyers may love the new cases and legal fees that retainage mistakes can generate, it does not do any good for the companies involved. The purpose of this article is to provide a summary primer of the law and what mistakes are being made.

David K. Taylor
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
1600 Division Street, Suite 700
P.O. Box 340025
Nashville, TN 37203

David is a member of the AGC Middle TN Legal Advisory Committee. Learn more about that committee here:
2019 Silver Sponsor
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AGC Members with Tennessee State Architect, Ann McGuaran at June Membership Luncheon

Left to Right: Casin Swann, Pavement Restorations; Johnny Stites, TN BIZ GPS; Ann McGauran , State Architect; Darek Bell, Bell & Associates
AGC June Membership Luncheon. Be sure to join us at our next membership luncheon for great networking, fellowship, and food!

Plus, we heard AGC is giving away tickets at the July luncheon to see LeAnn Rimes and meet her back stage at the Ryman.
Devin Righter with Sunbelt Shoring Solutions was the winner of the Ringo Starr tickets at the June membership luncheon.

The Middle TN Branch of the AGC of TN is giving away tickets at each membership luncheon. All members eligible, but can only win one set per year!
Last Chance to Purchase Tickets: 1st Annual Hardhats with Heart event with the American Heart Association!
What is Hard Hats with Heart?
Nashville area construction companies joining together with our community’s corporate partners for a networking event in support of the life-saving mission of the American Heart Association.

All attendees will enjoy a special evening that includes:

  • Networking with industry leaders and healthcare professionals
  • Discover the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in the construction industry
  • The opportunity to hear from a local cardiovascular disease survivor
  • Light appetizers and beverages throughout the evening

Why Hard Hats with Heart? Life is Why.
Heart disease is still the number 1 killer of Americans and stroke is number 5. For those in the construction industry, the risk of developing cardiovascular disease is greater than the national average. We know that our most challenging work lies ahead of us and that we are the organization that can meet the challenge. By bringing together professionals from the construction, healthcare, and greater business communities, we can continue our work of funding groundbreaking research, developing guidelines to improve patient care, and help educate our community on how to lower their risk factors for heart disease and stroke.

Nashville Hard Hats with Heart
Thursday, June 13, 2019
4:00pm - 7:00pm
TailGate Brewery
7300 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37209

All proceeds benefit American Heart Association

Healthy for Good Sponsor

Vanderbilt Heart

Event Sponsors

Middle TN Branch of the Associated General Contractors of Tennessee

Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Tennessee

Additional Sponsors

Civil Constructors
Gould Turner Group, P.C.
Hardaway Construction

Feyen Zylstra
Hereford Dooley Architects
Insurance Group of America
Messer Construction
S.M. Lawrence

Construction Leadership Council of Middle TN Hosts Membership Drive at Top Golf June 20, 4-6 p.m.
2019 CLC Leadership Development Conference
September 11-13, Philadelphia, PA
Join CLC members from across the United States this September for the annual CLC Leadership Development Conference. Mid-level professionals will have the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and gain information on CLC best practices and how to grow local CLC groups. Plus, attend unique networking and job site events! More info: http://meetings.agc.org/clc/
Upcoming Events
June CLC Top Golf Event & Construction Leadership Graduation Luncheon
Hard Hats with Heart
June 13 at TailGate Brewery

CLC Top Golf Membership Drive
June 20 at Top Golf Nashville

July Membership Luncheon : Construction Leadership Program Graduation. Speaker TBA
July 16 at Richland Country Club

Work with the Airport!
Upcoming projects for bid:

  • ITB Joint Information Training Center 1914 Bid: June 27


ELECTRONIC PROPOSALS for LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT TRAINING PROGRAM shall be received by the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, not later than 2:00 p.m. (central time), Friday, June 28, 2019.
A Non-Mandatory Pre-Proposal Meeting will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. (central time), Thursday, May 30, 2019, in the Nashville International Airport, Board Room, 4th Floor, Terminal Building, Nashville, Tennessee. Attendance at this meeting is NON-MANDATORY.
Copies of the Documents (RFP, Proposal Schedule, Attachments, etc.) will be available on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, and may be obtained electronically from www.aerobidz.aero, an online tendering service.
Select: The (SMDBE) Small Minority Woman-Owned Business level established for this project is Zero Percent (0%) Race and Gender neutral. For information on eligible SMWBE or ACDBE firms, proposers should contact the Director, Business Diversity Development, (615) 275-2718, or visit https://www.flynashville.com/business-diversity-development/Pages/default.aspx.
Further detail concerning this proposal may be obtained from the MNAA web site: https://www.flynashville.com/business-opportunities/Pages/default.aspx
Quick Links
Bid List
Some architects and project owners from TN and surrounding states use AGC to share bid opportunities. This list is for members only. Contact Jennifer Finley ( jfinley@tnagc.org ) for current password. Current Bid List & Docs on File (Updated May 28)
AGC Member Discounts
Did you know that many AGC members save more than they spend in dues by utilizing members-only discounts? Find out more
The Constructor Magazine Online
Check out the most recent edition of AGC of America's publication: May/June 2019 Constructor Magazine