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ASA Publishes White Paper on Negotiating Mechanic’s Lien Provisions

ASA’s new white paper, Mastering Negotiations on Mechanics Liens, recommends that construction subcontractors and suppliers become thoroughly familiar with the lien laws of the states in which they operate. This includes procedures for designated notices, filing methods and timing, priorities of claims, etc. One source for this information is the Foundation of ASA’s Lien and … READ MORE

TEXAS CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION OFFERS ASA-HC MEMBERS MANY BENEFITS

The Texas Construction Association (TCA) is the legislative arm of the ASA chapters in Texas, as well as 15 other statewide Texas specialty trade associations. All members of ASA chapters in Texas are members of TCA. In addition to the legislative activity TCA does for ASA-HC members, TCA also offers a variety of money saving … READ MORE

TAP INTO ASA: CARR, RIGGS & INGRAM

Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC has been serving construction companies from North Carolina to Texas over the last 60 plus years.  Our clients include general contractors, prime subcontractors, industrial contractors and construction industry suppliers.  With such a diverse practice we are well versed in the unique accounting and tax complexities faced by companies in the … READ MORE

2017 EXCELLENCE IN CONSTRUCTION (EIC) NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN

On February 9, 2018 Houston area general contractors and architects/engineers will be recognized at ASA-HC’s 21st annual Excellence in Construction awards event. Winners will be selected by the members of ASA-Houston Chapter through nomination and voting. Nominations are due Nov. 10. There is no limit to the number of nomination forms each member of ASA-HC … READ MORE

SCHMOOZE & MINGLE WITH DPR CONSTRUCTION

Join ASA-Houston Chapter for a Schmooze & Mingle event! This is a great opportunity to be introduced and visit with ASA-HC members and individuals from event host DPR Construction in a relaxed atmosphere. There is no registration fee for this event. Appetizers will be served and each participant will receive one complimentary drink ticket. Event … READ MORE

CONTRACT LANGUAGE SEMINAR THIS THURSDAY

For the ninth year, ASA-HC member Jason Walker of Andrews Myers, P.C., will present a jam-packed three-hour seminar on contract language/clauses that all subcontractors need to be aware of and understand. Space is limited, so register today if you plan to attend. EVENT DETAILS

TAP INTO ASA: J D HERBERGER & ASSOCIATES, PC

J D Herberger & Associates, PC, a proud member of ASA – Houston since 2004, represents contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and owners in all phases of construction projects.  We have in depth experience with construction contracts, mechanics and materialmen’s liens, surety bonds, construction litigation, and other topics related to the construction industry.  J D Herberger & … READ MORE

SUBMIT YOUR COMPANY’S ‘NEWS OF NOTE’

ASA-HC Members: If you have news in your company that you would like ASA-HC to share, send it to Brianna Wright, asa@asahouston.org. News will be shared on ASA-HC’s social media platforms and in the monthly e-newsletter The SubScript.

ASA Has Specialty LinkedIn Discussion Forums for Project Managers, Estimators and More!

ASA is committed to providing national networking opportunities for its members—such as in-person special events and activities during SUBExcel 2018, as well as online networking through ASA’s social media channels like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. To expand opportunities for project managers, superintendents/foremen, estimators and many others, ASA has created 11 specialty discussion forums on LinkedIn … READ MORE

FASA Video-on-Demand Examines ‘Prompt Payment and How/When to Suspend Work’

In the video-on-demand, “Prompt Payment and How/When to Suspend Work,” presenter Jason Ebe, Esq., Snell & Wilmer, LLP, discusses best practices for ensuring prompt payment of invoices and shares tips for how to mitigate your own damages by suspending work without breaching your subcontract and getting yourself fired, replaced and sued. “Prompt Payment and How/When … READ MORE