Durability + Design
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Visit the TPC Store
Search the site

 

D+D News

Main News Page


Contractor Hit with Slew of Project Lawsuits

Monday, April 9, 2018

More items for Good Technical Practice

Comment | More

Hunt Construction Group (Indianapolis) is being hit with an eighth lawsuit regarding its Florida Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, this one coming from North Carolina-based CCK Construction Services for $1.2 million.

What Happened

According to the lawsuit, CCK says its owed the $1.2 million in unpaid invoices for cast-in-place concrete services that the company provided on the $489 million ballpark project.

Hunt entered into a $6.2 million contract with CCK at the end of 2015 and the lawsuit alleges that Hunt refused to pay $1.2 million of undisputed labor and materials that CCK provided.

The park is serving as a spring training facility for Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros and Washington Nationals. The Real Deal reports that the teams received $113 million in tourist tax revenue from Palm Beach County and another $50 million from the state to finance some of the ballpark’s cost.

Other money, however, went up in the air when the teams alleged they found shoddy construction work on the site, such as improperly installed windows. Because of this, some payments to the general contracting joint venture of Hunt Straticon Messam and Cooper (which Hunt Construction led) to be withheld, allegedly causing some subcontractors not to get paid at all.

Neither Hunt nor CCK have officially commented on the suit.

Other Suits

In addition to the CCK lawsuit, other companies have filed lawsuits for monies owed, including Davco Electrical, which says its owed $6 million; Mancils Tractor Service, which is claiming $4 million; and MIK Construction, which says it has an unpaid claim of $500,000.

   

Tagged categories: Laws and litigation; Lawsuits; Stadiums/Sports Facilities; Subcontractors

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Advertisements
 
Keim Mineral Coatings
 
Mineral Silicate Paints + Stains Fuse to Concrete
 
• Forms permanent chemical bonds
• Becomes part of the concrete
• Will never peel
• Looks completely natural
 

 
Shield Industries, Inc
 
FireGuard® E-84 Intumescent Coating - Shield Industries, Inc
 
Trust the certified protection of the industry’s most innovative intumescent coating FireGuard® E-84 to provide you with the 1 and 2 hour fire ratings you need.
 

 
Novatek Corporation
 
Novatek Portable Air Filtration Systems
 
Air Scrubbers/Negative Air machines for restoration, abatement, dust & odor control, hazardous contaminant removal from job sites to clean rooms and hospitals. Portable, affordable!
 

 
 
 

Technology Publishing Co., 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 2008, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@durabilityanddesign.com


The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

 

© Copyright 2012-2018, Technology Publishing Co., All rights reserved