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Featured Organization: MNABC ABC, or the Associated Builders and Contractors, is a national construction industry trade organization representing more than 21,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms. Although there are 70 chapters across the United States, MNCLS would like to shine a spotlight on the local branch of ABC, Contractors of North Dakota and Minnesota, […]
Housing Shortage in Minnesota We’re currently experiencing a housing shortage in Minnesota. The competition, prices, and regulations of homes only continue to rise. Finding a home is becoming a battlefield. Buying a home is breaking the bank and the regulations for building or remodeling homes are accumulating at an absurd (and unnecessary) speed. The housing […]
We don’t just say that “we are different from other law firms,” we live by those words. Every interaction, process, and decision works to create our distinction and provide our clients with a legal and business partner, not just a fancy lawyer oblivious to how construction actually works. A core way we demonstrate our differentiation […]
Have you prepared your business for the year ahead? As contractors, the beginning of the year is often reserved for laying the groundwork for the remainder of the year. While the past year has disrupted normal business planning sessions, it is important to make sure those pieces do not fall through the cracks. To make […]
Why You Need to Plan for Retirement When do you want to retire? Is there an age or benchmark that you want to reach before retiring? Retirement is not like selling a car, it is not a transaction that can be prepared, marketed, and sold in a couple of weeks or even a few months. […]
Imagine you’re told to build a birdhouse from a template. The template should come with an image of what the final birdhouse should look like and the step by step instructions to build the birdhouse. Now imagine you didn’t receive what the picture of the birdhouse should look like, or the instructions in order to […]
Why You Need a Master Electrician A master electrician, otherwise referred to as the responsible licensed individual (RLI), is the top position in the electrician trade. Since an RLI meets specific master electrician requirements, as compared to a Journeyman license, they are the person responsible for overseeing the project so everything is planned, designed, and […]
What is an entity? In the eyes of the law, an entity is a person that is separate from other businesses or individuals. An entity is a business, and it allows the business to act as its own person outside the direct connection to the owner. Legal entity formation is the business equivalent to giving […]
We Don’t Serve Contractors, We Work Alongside Them Minnesota Construction Law Services (MNCLS) is a law firm that doesn’t just serve contractors, we are personally involved in the industry right alongside them. We don’t sit looking down from skyscrapers downtown, instead, we visit with our clients at their job sites. We focus on the individual […]