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How lien waivers can benefit entire projects
How lien waivers can benefit entire projects
The mechanics lien is a powerful legal tool available to construction parties, but often parties fear filing a lien may create bad blood or destroy a business relationship. Lien waivers exist to benefit all parties involved on construction projects and...
Report: Construction pays highest tax rate of any industry
Report: Construction pays highest tax rate of any industry
A new U.S. Department of the Treasury report found that from 2007 to 2010, on average, construction companies paid a higher effective federal tax rate than businesses in any other industry, the Associated Builders and Contractors reported. According to...
Complex demolition delays $100 million downtown Cincinnati project
Complex demolition delays $100 million downtown Cincinnati project
One of Cincinnati's oldest parking garages may get a two-month reprieve before it meets the wrecking ball. Initially planned to begin last month, demolition of the former Pogue's garage at Fourth and Race streets is being delayed until late July or ear...
Building a construction industry that includes women, too
Building a construction industry that includes women, too
Amid signs that demand for new construction may be softening in some areas, hiring in the industry has slowed. At the same time, unemployment has fallen to just 6 percent, adding to concerns that a shortage of skilled labor could delay or defer future ...