Contractors Should Know Exclusions in CGL Policy

sbabonds Uncategorized 0 Comments

Whether you are a developer, builder, design professional, subcontractor, or supplier, one of the most important aspects of risk management is ensuring both you, and any entities with whom you contract, have good insurance. But, do you really know if you have enough insurance and the types of coverage you need? Ask yourself the following questions and speak to your …

Construction Schedules, Supply Chain to Feel Harvey

sbabonds Uncategorized 0 Comments

Hurricane Harvey’s immediate impact on the construction sector will be a disruption in the supply chain for key materials, along with scheduling problems for projects that were under construction. As the cleanup and eventual rebuilding proceed, increased demand for materials and labor will push costs upward and contractors will be scrambling to secure supplies and workers. Read the full article …

Opinion: Trump Infrastructure Plan Has Roots in Privatized Indiana Toll Road

sbabonds Uncategorized 0 Comments

President Donald Trump’s $1 trillion plan to rebuild America’s infrastructure may be unprecedented in size and ambition, but it mimics a controversial scheme championed by Vice President Mike Pence when he was the governor of Indiana. That’s why Pence is the public face of the Trump initiative, and executives from financial firms that helped privatize Indiana’s toll road are in …

Contractors: Craft Workers, Supervisors, Field Employees Hard to Find

sbabonds Uncategorized 0 Comments

Seventy percent of construction contractors in the United State report having a hard time finding hourly craft workers, and more than 35 percent are having a hard time hiring salaried office and field employees, according to a study released August 29 by the Association of General Contractors of America and Autodesk. Read the full article >>>

Builder’s Risk Insurance Can Mitigate Effect of Catastrophic Event

sbabonds Uncategorized 0 Comments

Hurricane Harvey caused severe destruction in Texas with its significant winds and historic rainfall. But Harvey may also prove to be a costly lesson for many project owners and contractors. As Texas begins to focus on recovery in the coming weeks, Harvey will further serve as a reminder to all construction industry stakeholders that hurricanes, and other “acts of God”, …