Category: Podcast

Survival Strategies for your Construction Business

Survival Strategies for your Construction Business

Today we have a summary update on how the Coronavirus is impacting construction.  In this episode, we cover what we are seeing on the ground with project and government offices, some tips to avoid delays in payment and securing your lien rights, some contract provisions to look out for, and some financial aid and loan …

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Don’t Wait to Lien. How the Coronavirus is Impacting Lien and Bond Claim Deadlines

Don’t Wait to Lien. How the Coronavirus is Impacting Lien and Bond Claim Deadlines

We all know you have 45 days to serve a Notice to Owner and 90 days to record your lien, but how has the Coronavirus changed these deadlines?  Today I talk to Nick Fernandez of The Barthet Construction Law Firm about some of the side effects the Coronavirus is causing on timely securing your rights …

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A Miami Contractor’s Perspective on Coronavirus’s Impact on #MiamiConstruction

A Miami Contractor’s Perspective on Coronavirus’s Impact on #MiamiConstruction

What are contractors in Miami seeing and feeling?  We interview Oscar Morejon of John Bell Construction about how he is dealing with the Coronavirus in the current Miami Construction market.  From adapting in the field, to making difficult decisions for his company, to his backlog, to job shutdowns, we cover it all.  You can learn …

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Coronavirus OSHA Compliance 101

Coronavirus OSHA Compliance 101

How is OSHA dealing with the Coronavirus on construction projects?  We talk to Brent Huffman, a safety and OSHA expert and trainer.  Brent walks us through the issues contractors are facing on site, from masks to gloves to “keeping your distance”.  He also tells us about what he is seeing happening on the ground from the …

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Employee Issues in Light of the Coronavirus

Employee Issues in Light of the Coronavirus

SEE OUR MORE RECENT INTERVIEW WITH JORGE RIVERO FOR UPDATES ON THE FFCRA Even if your jobs have not stopped, you need to get ready to deal with the impact of the Coronavirus COVID-19 on your business.  Today, I interview Jorge Rivero of HR Management.  Jorge tells us the up-to-the-minute information on how the new …

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Buying Smarter. How to Get a Better Deal on Construction Supplies.

Buying Smarter. How to Get a Better Deal on Construction Supplies.

One of the top expenses of any contractor or subcontractor is the purchase of construction supplies and materials.  Be it plumbing fixtures, roofing shingles, or rebar, managing how you buy materials can make or break your company.  In this episode, we talk to Jesse Weissburg or Billd on some simple techniques you can employ to …

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Get That Agreement in Writing

Get That Agreement in Writing

Having well-drafted construction contracts in place is a necessary first step for all parties involved in the construction process – from the owner to the design professional, the general contractor to the subcontractors and the suppliers on the job.  On this episode, Alex goes over the benefits of having a written agreement. Make sure to …

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How to Avoid Bookkeeper Theft in a Construction Company

How to Avoid Bookkeeper Theft in a Construction Company

How can you avoid bookkeeper theft and minimize your risk? Alex Barthet interviews Daniel Nieda and Keungling Lee, CPAs at Lee & Nieda, to get some insider knowledge. Make sure to follow us on our dedicated construction site as well as our podcast, YouTube videos and social media including Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Alexander Barthet …

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How Do I Lien for Tenant Improvements?

How Do I Lien for Tenant Improvements?

Your rights, especially your lien rights, when dealing with work in tenant space are very limited. Listen to your options. Make sure to follow us on our dedicated construction site as well as our podcast, YouTube videos and social media including Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and …

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How & When Should You Record a Claim of Lien

How & When Should You Record a Claim of Lien

A construction lien is a right available to those who provide materials, services or labor to real property. If one who provides these services or materials is not paid, he or she may be able to force the sale of the real property on which the improvement was made in order to recover monies owed. On this …

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