People in the construction industry may have heard about an interesting development in the controversial San Francisco waterfront development case. In June of 2014, a ballot initiative known as Proposition B gave San Francisco citizens the authority to vote on the allowable height of any and all proposed waterfront developments on land managed by the Port of San Francisco. This measure basically gave the voters the right to decide what and how projects would be built in this area.
People in the construction business know that there is no substitute for experience. No two projects are ever the same, and the dozens of minor issues that are likely to arise in the course of a construction project may not have the same solution every time. So how do construction professionals and small businesses get the edge they need to successfully compete for bids, complete projects and avoid the common pitfalls that are common in the industry, all while turning a profit? The answer lies in having the experience and knowledge to handle any construction litigation situation.
People in California may have heard about the state's plans to develop and construct one of the nation's largest and most ambitious high-speed rail systems, which will ultimately span the majority of the length of the state from Sacramento to Southern California. This massive undertaking has garnered a lot of attention from the media and the construction industry from the get-go, with the latest controversy coming in in the form of the winning construction bid, which came in unexpectedly low.