This process occurs before the contractor presents an invoice.
A lien is a legal document that imparts ownership onto a third party until a specific debt is paid.
In other words, they made payments to the contractor without knowing what these payments were for.
The project provided the revitalization it was meant to, but the path it took was fraught with frustration.
You can download a PDF version of my ProcureCon presentation here.
Hundreds of the top Procurement Professionals in Facilities gathered to share industry best practices.
Design for Manufacturing and Assembly is a delivery model that could, "change the industry...to build better quality housing on time and at speed."
Since the fall of Carillion, the construction industry has been actively seeking a change.
If you have read any of the books on either of my lists, I would love to hear what you thought.
As you start to think about your goals for the New Year, I hope this video inspires you.
An Owner can be responsible for causing a delay and later collect liquidated damages against the contractor.
How all of us in construction (not just procurement) can drive our buildings towards an Internet of Things (IoT) reality.