As a single dad of a handful of kids, my evenings and weekends are always a joyful ride. Just last weekend, I had a mini trial with one of my Littles who, get this, wanted to spend the night at a friend’s house, but also wanted to go to the movies with her other siblings.
ConsensusDOCS Releases New Teaming Agreement
ConsensusDocs released the new ConsensusDocs 498 Design-Build Teaming Agreement today, which provides a standard contract for parties desiring to form a team for the purpose of submitting a bid on a design-build project.
According to the press release, this agreement has the flexibility for those team members to include design professionals, contractors and other parties.
Construction Contracts Online: ConsensusDOCS and AIA Go Head-to-Head
Today, read about the online, head-to-head competition between ConsensusDOCS and AIA.
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Construction Contracts: New Technology for ConsensusDocs to be Released
I just received an email this morning from ConsensusDocs, announcing that they will be offering a new and significantly improved new technology platform for ConsensusDocs contracts within the next two weeks that will improve the contract process.
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Top 20 Contract Issues for Contractors and Subcontractors (Part 1)
I generally follow a "put it writing" rule, which means that if something is in writing it is more than likely to be achieved. Whether you are a list-maker or a goal-setter, your efforts will be rewarded if you put those lists and goals in writing.
In this first part of a four-part series…
ConsensusDOCS Releases New and Updated Construction Contract Documents
I will admit it. I am open-minded. I will try anything (…well, almost anything…) at least once. So, a few years ago when ConsensusDOCS hit the market, I was happy to take the construction documents for a spin … and I was even happier to learn that ConsensusDOCS offered a metered account that allowed…
Make Up Your Mind Mother Nature: Construction Law and Weather Delays
My children have been mad at Mother Nature over the past month. One day … jeans, turtle necks and jackets. The next day … shorts and flip-flops. At least in the South we have not had to deal with 30 inches of snow like on the East Coast. That kind of weather can cripple a…
Lessons from a Bankruptcy Judge: Learn How to Write
"Pay me less before the dispute erupts … or pay me more after the dispute erupts …" is a phrase that many construction litigators have said to their clients. What that means, practically, is that if you invest the time and money to have your attorney review construction contracts before the job starts, you will save time, money and effort later when the dispute…
Hot Off the Press: ConsensusDOCS Releases Green Building Addendum
As much as possible, I like to highlight various forms of construction contract documents. In most of my green building presentations over the past few months, I have talked about the "soon to be released" Green Building Addendum from ConsensusDOCS. Well, that day has finally come!
Based upon my preliminary review of the 310…
ConsensusDOCS Beats AIA to the Punch: Releases Federal Gov’t Contract
In case you have not heard, on June 11, 2009, ConsensusDOCS released what is reported to be the first and only standard contract designed specifically for federal government construction projects. The ConsensusDOCS 752-Subcontract for Federal Construction Projects provides all of the necessary terms and conditions essential to comply with the Federal Acquisition Regulation ("FAR"). In…