substantial completion

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Stage or designated portion of a construction project that is sufficiently complete in accordance with a contract for the owner to occupy and/or utilize it for its intended use, without undue interference.

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Often times we try to make sure that we have substantial completion of a project before continuing on to the next phase.
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The building was evaluated by the contractor to have substantial completion which allowed the business to enter the facility without the threat of harm to the employees.
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The construction contracting company had completed the shopping mall up to the point of the mutually agreed upon contractual substantial completion phase, allowing the tenants to start moving in.
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