Negotiate Like a Boss – Tips to Score the Best Construction Contract Part 2

Negotiate Like a Boss – Tips to Score the Best Construction Contract Part 2

Hey there, construction pros! This episode of The Lien Zone Podcast with Alex Barthet dives into tips 4 and 5 of the 3-part series on mastering construction contract negotiations.

Tip 4: Keep Negotiations Open

Alex emphasizes the importance of not rushing to your best offer. Keep room for negotiation and have alternative proposals ready. This strategy ensures you don’t sell yourself short in the initial stages of a deal.

Tip 5: Final Contract Review

The last step before sealing the deal is crucial. Alex advises thoroughly reviewing the final contract, paying close attention to ensure all changes reflect your understanding of the project’s scope, schedule, and price. This helps avoid any discrepancies post-agreement.


These tips are part of the broader strategy to help you score the best construction contracts. They’re not just about getting a good deal but about ensuring clarity and fairness in your agreements. Stay tuned for more insightful tips in upcoming episodes!

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About Alex Barthet

Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering.  He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in Miami, and maintains a construction law blog at He can be reached at 305-347-5295 or