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The needs of construction companies are complex as a result of an ever-changing and highly regulated environment, laws that vary by both state and local jurisdictions, and various banking and surety bond requirements. We are ready to address these and other related concerns, and help anticipate major issues that might adversely impact your business.
Our firm’s National Construction Practice brings decades of residential, industrial, commercial, and heavy construction experience working with a wide range of key industry segments including general contractors and subcontractors; underground and underwater construction; tunnel, bridge, road and highway contractors; institutional construction; and suppliers. Our clients range in size from startups to $1 billion in annual revenue.
Our professionals are among the country’s foremost authorities on tax, accounting and business issues for the construction industry. We pride ourselves on being a learning organization and strive to keep our clients and staff abreast of evolving and relevant industry topics.
We offer the highest quality of personal service and delivery of an exceptional product on every engagement. Our hands-on partners are committed to providing you “The Next Level of Service” for all of your construction needs.
We all know how important the well-being of the Great Lakes are to Michiganders. Currently, there is a potential threat of an oil spill that could destroy hundreds of miles of shorelines and damage lakes due to 65 year old twin crude oil pipes that are located at the bottom of the straits of Mackinac.
On Dec. 12, 2018, The Michigan Legislature made a significant change to the Michigan Construction Lien Act, which will take immediate effect, to allow for design professionals, defined as architects, professional engineers, servers, and their subcontractors, to now record liens for design services performed prior to the first physical improvement made to a property.
Tax year 2018 has wrapped up, and tax return filing season has begun. This is the first year the new tax laws put into place in December 2017 took effect. There are several items that could affect construction contractors.
As 2018 comes to an end, it is important for construction companies to be aware of the trends that are expected to be seen in 2019.
Over the past few years, Detroit has seen a building boom in an effort to rebuild the city to its former glory. In November; Bedrock, Barton Malow Company and Turner Construction hosted the Ready.Set.Build! Construction Career Expo at Detroit’s Cobo Center. Types of trades at the expo included plumbers, pipefitters, electricians, welders, and many more. The Ready. Set. Build! expo gave job seekers hands-on approaches to learning trades with virtual simulators and participation in live demonstrations.