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Steering Construction Projects Through Stormy Economic Seas

PHILADELPHIA - With the economic outlook uncertain, savvy project stakeholders should carefully examine construction documents concerning financing provisions, construction contingency, early commitments, and assignability.

Remember the Basics: Good Faith and Fair Dealing

NEWARK, N.J. - I learned to think of a contract as basically a handshake, though I am in no way saying that detailed contracts are not needed. In that regard, I always think of Robert Frost, and how “Good fences make good neighbors.”

Infrastructure Act: Legal Landscape

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - The White House announced that $110 billion of the trillion-dollar Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) has been distributed to states, with another $100 billion available to fund infrastructure projects.

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Biden Vows To Speed Environmental Reviews

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new press release from the White House outlines a plan to release a new Permitting Action Plan to strengthen and accelerate Federal permitting and environmental reviews.

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AGC Urges End To Tariffs

ARLINGTON, VA - Prices of materials and services for nonresidential construction leaped nearly 21 percent from year-ago levels, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data.

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Pandemic Lessons Loom

LAS VEGAS – Everyone hopes the pandemic is a once-in-a-century event, but contract language never sleeps. Construction attorneys, contractors, and governments can learn from pandemic issues in a variety of ways.

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AGC Calls For Tariff Relief

AGC urged the Biden administration to relieve major cost pressures by removing remaining tariffs.

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Industry News: $125K Fine; White House Budget; Giordano Appointed

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James announced via press release that her office secured $125,000 from a contractor who skirted diversity requirements.

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Pete Fowler Construction Services – A Problem Solver

SAN CLEMENTE, CA – After 25 years in the consulting business, the employees at Pete Fowler Construction Services (PFCS) have seen a lot. While much has changed since the San Clemente-based consulting firm opened its doors in 1997, some things r