Nothing slows down a project like a dispute. Supply or site problems can make a job drag on and on but, when there's a dispute, it comes to a grinding halt that throws the whole system out of sync. Budgets skyrocket and legal fees add up.
Owning and operating a construction company is a tough way to make a living. It means hard work and constant oversight. Between material costs, permits, licenses and employees, the margin for making profit seems to get slimmer each year. Of course, some businesses appear to have money just thrown at them.