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November 8, 2007

Lawyer says construction industry is broken

  • Barry LePatner of New York City suggests owners seek fixed-price contracts that state the price includes all the work, labor and materials needed to build a project.
    Journal Staff Reporter

    In his book, LePatner says the construction industry is rife with cost overruns, project delays and perpetual waste.

    IS THE CONSTRUCTION industry fatally flawed? Barry LePatner thinks so.

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