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  • Sec. 202 development preserved at Kirby Manor

    Cleveland—Before it was rescued by National Church Residences (NCR), the Villa St. Rose of Kirby Manor (Kirby Manor) was headed straight to default and eventually to the auction block.

  • Allocating Risk With "Additional Insureds"

    You're starting to get contracts on bigger and bigger jobs, even — can you believe it? — government contracts. Good for you. But it's important to know what you're getting into: These contracts may contain terms you don't typically see on smaller jobs.

  • Letters

    Borate-treated lumber; illegal day laborers; slanted-news charge; of lawyers and engineers

  • When a Customer or Supplier Goes Bankrupt

    There you are, just trying to make an honest living as a contractor, when all of a sudden somebody you're doing business with declares bankruptcy. How will this affect you?

  • Business

    Insuring the remodeling site; staying in touch with clients

  • Letters

    When designs don't meet code; New Jersey reality check; gutter detail; sprinklers; more

  • Attitude Adjustment: How to Think Like a Company

    How to think like a company; protect yourself from employee theft

  • Protect Yourself With a Job Journal

    In 1988 I went to work for a large commercial-residential electrical contractor. One of the first projects I worked on was a program to document what was happening on site.

  • Protecting Your Retirement

    Contractors who have spent years trying to make money often fail to think about how they will protect their assets once it's time to sell or close down the business.

  • Overtime Pay Laws

    What you need to know about the new overtime pay laws