Entries by Tellus

Has Your Contractor Really Been in Business That Long?

Being that only around 35% of contractors actually stay in business after becoming licensed, your builder’s longevity in the construction industry may be the best indicator of the future success of your upcoming project. Of course, knowing this could be a deal-breaker, contractors, more often than not, misrepresent their business experience and work history. Here’s […]

How to Protect Yourself from a Predatory Design and Build Contract

It is now, of course, widely accepted that a comprehensive Design and Build process—as opposed to the traditional Design-Bid-Build approach—is a more cost-effective and efficient way to contract and complete a construction project. Studies have shown projects are delivered approximately 33% faster and end up costing and average of 6% less when choosing this method. […]