Articles from November 2013



Rise in Construction Defects Leads to Litigation, Costly Settlements

November 25, 2013 The November issue of Construction Headline News highlights the ongoing multi-million dollar battles between owners and contractors over construction defect claims. Civil, infrastructure, and building projects are seeing the most defect litigation, some of them many years after project completion. While some lawsuits are just getting started, others are being averted through [...]

Death, Taxes… and Changes: A Glimpse

November 4, 2013 By: Gray Slocum It’s not too late to check out the October 2013 issue of Modern Contractor Magazine for Interface Consulting vice president and principal consultant Chris Sullivan’s article, “Death, Taxes… and Changes.” In the article, he summarizes the importance an effective change management process, provides insight into potential issues, and recommends [...]

Construction Industry Hangs in Suspense over Government Shutdown

November 4, 2013 The October issue of Construction Headline News focuses on the impact the government shutdown had on the construction industry. While US congress members wrangled over spending bills and healthcare, the construction industry hung in suspense over how the government shutdown will affect projects both in the works and ongoing. From defense infrastructure [...]