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Tariffs and Construction Part 1

Typically, contractors are more successful when they don’t have to focus on international trade. You have secure connections to materials suppliers and your cost estimates are regularly produced to your benefit. On most projects, you walk away with a sizable profit and a grin stretched across your face. And then everything changes. The headlines are […]

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Construction Financing for Contractors

Contractors are tasked with charting a project’s path forward by disseminating finances according to the cash flow profile of expenses established in the cost estimate and design stage of a particular construction project. As a rule of thumb, the cash flow profile of expenses and incomes follow the progress of a construction project. In other […]

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Artificial Intelligence on Construction Sites Part 2

As the construction industry strives to improve efficiency, decrease costs, and embrace new technologies, artificial intelligence (AI) will undoubtedly become an integral tool on large-scale project sites globally. The construction industry typically lags behind other industries when it comes to embracing new technologies. Fortunately, a joint venture between IBM and Fluor, a global engineering and […]

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Artificial Intelligence on Construction Sites Part 1

Artificial intelligence (AI), or machine intelligence, is an area of computer science dedicated to building computers and machines that think and act like real human beings. You’ve probably heard fantastical stories about robots rising up to overtake humanity, but the truth is that AI is going to play an integral role in our future. In […]

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Cotney Construction Law Welcomes Attorney Elizabeth Tipping

Tampa, Florida, September 25, 2018 – Cotney Construction Law, LLP, a leading national law firm for construction, specialty trades, and OSHA law, is pleased to announce the addition of Elizabeth Tipping as the managing partner of the Nashville office. Tipping brings 15 years of experience as a trial lawyer which includes handling numerous mediations, trials, […]

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Roscoe Green Named General Counsel to the National Association of Minority Contractors Central FL Chapter

Orlando, Florida, September 20, 2018 – Attorney Roscoe Green of Cotney Construction Law was recently named General Counsel of the National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) Central Florida Chapter. As General Counsel, Roscoe will provide a number of pro bono legal services to the association’s board of directors with regard to the organizational structure, governance […]

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Trent Cotney Named General Counsel to Western States Roofing Contractors Association

                                     San Francisco, CA, September 12, 2018 – Trent Cotney, CEO of Cotney Construction Law, was recently named General Counsel of the Western States Roofing Contractors Association (WSRCA). As General Counsel, Cotney will provide a variety of pro bono services […]

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Fixing Miami’s Traffic Problem Part 2

Miami’s traffic issues are well-documented. I-95, the East Coast’s main Interstate Highway, stretches 1,915 miles from Florida to Maine. The deadliest strip of I-95 is located in the Miami-Dade portion. Driving in Miami can be fatal, but it also wastes a lot of time. Data from a study at Texas A&M University showed that Miami […]

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Fixing Miami’s Traffic Problem Part 1

Miami’s neverending battle with traffic has been a consistent burden for generations of South Floridians. Miami’s traffic woes, especially along the downtown corridor of I-95, have become famous across the globe. Some studies rank Miami’s traffic as the 10th worst in the world. The daily gridlock during Miami’s rush hour can last hours, and despite […]

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Catching Up with Mobile’s Latest Construction Projects Part 2

The recent boom in Mobile’s construction development has led to a sharp increase in opportunities for construction professionals to lend a hand in a number of new projects. In part one of this two-part series, our contractor attorneys examined four of Mobile’s latest construction projects including the Walmart Distribution Center, a Publix shopping center, an […]

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