Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog


Cobb to Speak at AGC Construction Professionals Conference

Posted in AGC Georgia,Good Business Practices,Honors & Awards,Practical Tips by Blue Blog on the April 14th, 2014

It’s not too late!  Although over 325 construction professionals have already signed up to attend, the AGC Georgia (the Associated General Contractors of Georgia) still has space for you to participate in its inaugural Construction Professionals Conference & Marketplace. With over forty learning sessions, the event is divided into four-tracks catering to the construction industry:
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New Years Resolutions for Contractors and Suppliers

Posted in Practical Tips by Blue Blog on the January 24th, 2014

  by Mark A. Cobb Welcome to the new year!  It’s January and that means there are new-years resolutions being made in great abundance.  Self-improvement is always a good idea, but January can also be used to break bad business habits and replace them with better practices.  Thus, we hereby offers our New Year’s Resolutions
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25 Simple Tips Material Supplier Credit Managers Can Do to Increase Recovery

Posted in Creditors' Rights,Practical Tips by Blue Blog on the July 1st, 2013

by Mark A. Cobb In today’s economy, a dollar means more than it has in a long time; thus, every dollar that your credit department is able to collect helps build your company’s bottom line.  Since our firm focuses on construction collections throughout Georgia, we have observed that small steps taken by sales and credit
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3 BIG TIPS for Using A Georgia Notice of Commencement to Your Advantage

by:  Mark A. Cobb Although it is not a scientific representation, we get the sense from our contractor clients that the construction industry is picking up throughout Georgia.  One measure that we use is the number of Notices of Commencement that we have been asked to prepare, and this number has steadily increased which, hopefully,
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Protect Your Revenues (Steps To Improve Your Collection Rate)

Posted in Commercial Collections,Practical Tips by Blue Blog on the April 3rd, 2013

  by:  Mark A. Cobb Over the weekend, I was speaking with an older gentleman who had held a prominent job in sales.  He had served in that capacity for decades despite changes in technology, product and the opening of foreign markets.  What were his secrets to longevity?  This question became even more pertinent after
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Cobb Law Group Competes for Best Construction Blog 2013–Please Vote!

Posted in Miscellaneous,Practical Tips by Blue Blog on the January 23rd, 2013

For the fourth year, the Construction Marketing Ideas blog is hosting a competition for the Best Construction Blog.  And, our firm’s blog, Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Law Blog, has been nominated to compete for this prestigious contest. Cobb Law Group’s Founding Partner, Mark Cobb, was honored to be included in this competition.  “Construction Marketing
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Joint Venture Contracting in Georgia (Part II)

Posted in Joint Ventures,Practical Tips by Blue Blog on the January 8th, 2013

by:  Mark A. Cobb In an earlier blog article entitled Joint Venture Contracting in Georgia (Part I), we discussed the advantages and disadvantages of entering into joint venture agreements on Georgia construction projects.  In this article, we discuss some of the key issues involving operational aspects which every joint venturer should consider prior to putting
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Payment Bonds on Private Sector Construction Projects in Georgia (how to recover more money)

Posted in Payment Bonds,Practical Tips by Administrator on the August 3rd, 2012

by Mark A. Cobb Cobb Law Group Most credit professionals involved in the construction industry understand the general rule that there are unique remedies for non-payment issues on Georgia construction projects.  Furthermore, they understand that filing and perfecting payment bond claims and materialmen’s liens are among the most useful tools to ensure payment on bad
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Tips for Starting a New Business in Georgia!

Posted in Business Law,Practical Tips by Administrator on the July 12th, 2012

Proper business skills are an absolute necessity in today’s competitive economy, and the Cobb Law Group is frequently asked some of the essential characteristics of a well-run business.  The principles which we espouse are true whether you are a start-up company or an established business seeking to improve your market share, image and professionalism. Tip
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GEORGIA LIEN WAIVERS MAY SHORTEN THE DEADLINE FOR FILING A MATERIALMEN’S LIEN TO SIXTY DAYS!

By:  Mark A. Cobb Cobb Law Group Most of the subcontractors and specialty trade suppliers we speak to understand that all materialmen’s liens filed in Georgia must be filed within ninety days of the last day in which they worked or supplied materials to the job.  However, very few of them understand that signing an
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