BRAGB CSL Renewals - 1 CEU in Cost/Estimating, 1 CEU in Contracts - May 16, 19
New Content! Job Costing & Estimating
Fully understand the economics of home building or remodeling. Learn how to monitor mateiral and labor costs. Know where the money is coming from and going to before the job starts. Not after the home is complete.
As a small business, one of the most important things you can is to position your company to price and sell appropriately towards your goals, and to manage the risks that will arise through proper assessment and realistic projections. Regardless of your sales strategy or presentation model, understanding what it costs to be in business, beyond just what it costs to build or place your product, is the critical and often overlooked place to start.
- Pricing right
- High end remodeling
- Managing costs
- Labor resources
- projecting outcomes
Contracts for Contractors
Andrea Goldman is a litigator, arbitrator and mediator who focuses on construction/contractor, business and employment matters. Andrea is General Counsel for the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB), a division of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). She represents construction companies, developers/owners, contractors, suppliers, subcontractors and designers. Andrea serves as the trusted advisor for construction companies and businesses in drafting contracts and other legal issues in managing their businesses. She has extensive experience handling both sides of contractor/homeowner disputes and helps get projects back on track.
- What every Contractor needs to know about contracts?
- What types of contracts are needed?
- What are reasonable contactors terms?
- Why do I have to do this?
- What is the worst that could happen?
Instructor: Andrea frequently gives presentations on construction issues including: contracts, mechanic's liens, green construction, Prompt Pay, and the EPA's Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule. Significant construction projects include the following: represented subcontractor in Prompt Pay claim against contractor, represented subcontractor in defending prevailing wage claim; representing owner in claim for delay and other damages against subcontractor in the renovation of a large apartment complex; represented a general contractor/owner in dispute between contractor and subcontractor involving claims of job abandonment and material breach of AIA contract during construction of a hotel; represented contractor when surety company sued on its bond; represented construction company in dispute over unforeseen conditions that significantly delayed building of bridge. Andrea also represents parties in disputes involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and the formation and dissolution of businesses. She also handles Wage Act, prevailing wage and wrongful termination claims. Prior to forming Goldman Law Group, Andrea was the Managing Partner at Rosen Law Office, P.C. and a Partner, Gately & Goldman, LLP.
583 Worcester St.
Natick, MA 01760
Class starts at 4 pm
Class ends approximately 6 pm
BRAGB will keep track CEU's for Members