Spire provided claims and litigation support services for the 901,000 square-foot Convention Center Hotel and Condominiums located in San Antonio, Texas. The hotel includes 34 stories, 1,000 hotel rooms, 147 private luxury residences, and 76,000 square feet of ballroom and meeting space. Spire’s construction engineering consultants assisted the contractor with a dispute over cost-related issues with a subcontractor.

Spire’s analysis included a detailed review of the subcontractor’s schedule of values, demobilization costs, and the overhead and profit received. In addition, Spire provided expert witness testimony to address the following items: the schedule of values and whether it was or was not a reliable measure of the value of work-in-place at the time of termination;  demobilization costs attributable to the termination of the subcontract; the overhead and profit subcontractor received for the work performed before the termination of their subcontract; and the total amount that subcontractor was owed for the work-in-place, materials, and equipment turned over to the contractor, and demobilization costs.

Spire’s team of experts is comprised of experienced construction engineering professionals that understand the range of risks companies face throughout the dispute resolution process. From managing claims and quantifying damages to assessing productivity loss, calculating schedule delays, and evaluating standard of care, Spire’s litigation support experts analyze each particular dispute situation to ensure the best outcome for its clients.

Resolving construction disputes is challenging. From mediation to arbitration and litigation support, Spire can provide guidance in navigating the technical challenges throughout the dispute resolution process to provide your case the support it requires. Spire’s construction claims and litigation support experts bring years of hands-on construction experience to every dispute and render opinions that are clear, concise, and objective to help make the strongest case possible. 

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