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Monthly Archives: June 2011
Shakespeare once wrote: “What’s in a name? that which we call a rose; By any other name [is probably a limited purpose LLC with no assets].” OK, the bracketed language is mine, but in the context of construction contracts, listen … Continue reading
After several years of trying, real estate brokers were given lien rights by the North Carolina General Assembly. House Bill 174 amends Chapter 44A (the mechanic’s lien law) by adding a Part 4 that gives brokers a lien on commercial … Continue reading
The Law(s) Governing Federal Contracts By: Charlie Cole, Guest Blogger Private construction projects are governed primarily by contracts. As such, the parties are able to allocate risks and responsibilities through the negotiation process. Contractors and suppliers new to the federal … Continue reading
A Framework for Understanding Federal Contracting By: Charlie Cole, Guest Blogger When the Great Recession struck, many businesses turned their focus to the federal market. This is particularly true with respect to construction. In fact, according to the Savannah US … Continue reading
The largest owner in the construction world is the federal government. As the commercial construction market evaporated, many contractors and subcontractors looked to the burgeoning world of federal contracting, including work on military bases in the Carolinas, as new … Continue reading
By Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.constructionlawcarolinas.com The purpose of this pamphlet is to provide a summary of the rights available under North Carolina’s construction lien law. This pamphlet covers the basics of the lien … Continue reading