Related Links: ASA Supports Sub in Forum-Selection Cases Homepage of Bigane Paving Why is it still a radical idea that subcontractors and vendors should be paid promptly for work properly performed? While a lot has changed about this aspect of the construction industry, old forms of payment abuse continue and some new ones are becoming popular. If the industry doesn't reform itself, I promise that subcontractors will push for new laws against these practices.When my Chicago firm, Bigane Paving, works as a subcontractor, most final payment on public work comes about a year after completion, but it can take as
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.