The Runjob Review highlights weekly news, topics, and trends in the construction industry.
- Week of March 20, 2017 -
Jury Finds City Acted in Bad Faith and Contractor Still Pays His Own Attorney's Fees
Kevin McKeon, Senior Partner at Watt Tieder (McLean, Virginia), reported in their firm's Fall 2016 newsletter on an interesting case in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.  Despite the jury finding the City of Allentown acted in bad faith, the trial judge, at her discretion as permitted by law, did not award attorney's fees and penalty to the Contractor when said award was... Read More >    
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Killer Clauses: No Damages for Delay
A presentation on March 8, 2017 at the 98th Annual AGC Convention reviewed ten (10) "killer clauses" in contracts.  The "No Damages for Delay Clause" was #4; it is  discussed,  and proposed language to neutralize the clause is presented.   A presentation prepared by Brian Perlberg (Senior Counsel, Construction Law, AGC of America), Michael Zisa (Partner, Peckar & Abramson, Washington ... Read More >    
A Contractor's Cash Flow: Acknowledgement and Improvement
Managing cash flow is imperative and it never hurts to see these challenges on paper.  This article reminds you  as  the owner, the chief financial officer, or as a member of the project management team of the challenge of staying cash positive.   If you've had a career with a large cash-rich company ... Read More >    
Killer Clauses:  No Damages for Delay
A Contractor's Cash Flow: Acknowledgement and Improvement 
Best Way to Save Money is to Not Spend It
Hawaii News
Developer plans to build 80-unit hotel on Kauai's North Shore 
Report: Rail Could Save Big With Private Financing
Developer starts construction on 410-home, off-grid Hawaii project
Outrigger completes $2.5 million renovation of The Plaza Hotel near Honolulu airport
Sun Noodle planning multi-million dollar renovation project for Kalihi headquarters
Hawaii Road Work Alerts
Top Industry Stories
Feds reveal additional specs for Mexico border wall
Construction executive pay expected to rise 4% in 2017
Architecture, engineering firm Stantec to establish HI office
Crawler crane erects new Pittsburgh bridge deck during parkway shutdown
FUNDING: California Transportation Commission distributes funds to fix state highways, bridges, rail systems
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