Impacts of Hurricane Irma on South Florida’s Construction Industry

2019-02-16T06:55:21-05:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: Industry News, OSHA|Tags: |

Likely impacts that Hurricane Irma will have on South Florida’s construction industry include: Strain on availability of construction materials, resulting in increased construction costs. (Does your contract have an escalation clause?) Additional strain on availability of qualified labor Delays in contractor availability to perform work, as contractors (especially roofing contractors) dry-in as many buildings as possible with follow-on repair and installation work being performed as resources become available Increased presence of [...]