VOLUME 6   ISSUE 13   MARCH 31, 2017


By Bruce Jervis


It’s a common standoff when there is a final payment and close-out for construction work. It occurs between owner and contractor as well as contractor and subcontractor. The payer doesn’t want to pay until it has received a waiver and release. The payee doesn’t want to waive its rights until it has received payment. There must be ways to handle this situation without a face-to-face “closing.” In some states, the mechanic’s lien statutes expressly address the issue. Read more.


 This week's blog highlights from across the industry look at:


  • BIM Implementation Guidance
  • 8 Tips to Double Your Net Profits
  • Smart Cities - Construction and Connectivity

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Covered previously here in ConstructionPro Week (Nov. 2015 and Oct. 2016), the Mercedes-Benz stadium is taking its final shape in preparation for completion this summer.  Read more.






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