Monthly Archives: September 2013

Retainage Revisited: For How Long Can A Public Owner Withhold Retainage?

September 3rd, 2013 (No Comments)

Retainage is always sore point for contractors, especially where an owner holds retainage for seemingly no good reason.  On public works projects, for how long can retainage be withheld? More and more, I am seeing public contracts in Pennsylvania where the public owner – oftentimes townships or local authorities or school districts – will grant itself […]