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Prime Delays Sub's Installation With Impunity Schedule; Subcontractors

Tuesday, January 03, 2006 05:03 pm

 
Prime Delays Sub's Installation With Impunity Schedule; Subcontractors

A New York court has ruled that a prime contractor was entitled to postpone a subcontractor's commencement of its installation work with no liability for delay damages.

Sweet Associates, Inc. was the prime contractor on a building project. Sweet awarded a subcontract to Modern Mosaic, Ltd. to fabricate and install approximately 500 precast concrete panels for the exterior of the building.

The subcontract stated that Modern Mosaic would perform its work "in accordance with the project schedule developed by Sweet."The subcontract also gave Sweet the right, without limitation, to make changes in the [...]

 
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