Effective supplier relationship management

Owner’s who demand the highest standards of care and want to attract the best Suppliers are best served by more balanced contracts

Industry Watch – Request For Information – How One Contractor Revealed His Unscrupulous Nature And How You Can Guard Against Similar Behaviors.

Recently, I was on a webinar hosted by the American Institute of Architects.  The discussion topic was about how to improve relationships between Architects and Contractors.   I expected a lively discussion about scope of work and maybe some dialogue about design-build versus design-bid-build.   The panelists included an Architect, a Developer, and a General…

Industry Watch – Pay-When-Paid – A Common but Illegal Term that Exists In Most Construction Contracts.

General Contractor should not rely on the Owner’s contract to define the terms and obligations between the Contractor and his subcontractors. Rather, the GC should specifically state any and all of their sub-contractor terms (including payment obligations) independently of the Owner’s obligations to the GC. The Contractor should adhere to those terms independent of what may or may not be happening between the Contractor and the Owner.

Commentary – Why 2020 Was The Worst Year and How To Give Yourself Space to Be Creative.

Despite these blessings, you may know, that this year, my drive for continuing this blog waned.  I shared how my workload was at an all-time high, but my motivation was at an all-time low.

Since that time, I would not say that things have changed very much.

We are still in a pandemic. My work load remains high. Motivation for writing this blog remains low.