Busy, busy, busy! I have reviewed five new construction contracts in the past two weeks. If you are a contractor, there are a number of key provisions that you will want to be on the “look out” before you sign the agreement. Check out my series on the Top 20 Contract Issues for Contractors and
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.
Today, read about the online, head-to-head competition between ConsensusDOCS and AIA.
Continue Reading Construction Contracts Online: ConsensusDOCS and AIA Go Head-to-Head
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.
Continue Reading Construction Contracts: New Technology for ConsensusDocs to be Released
Noted author and business attorney, Peter Siviglia, often talks about “forms of writing”… In today’s post, I discuss some tips on drafting development and construction contracts.
Continue Reading Development and Construction Contracts: What You Need to Know
You probably thought you would never see the finish line to this series of posts on the Top 20 contract issues for contractors and subcontractors. Well, here we are, at the finish line.
In this final part of the four-part series, I share the last few areas of concern for contractors and subcontractors when…
My friend Melissa Brumback of Construction Law in North Carolina said that my post yesterday on construction contract issues was SCARY (…although I think she only wanted a shout-out…). In any event, I am glad that I am receiving good feedback on my list of Top 20 Contract Issues.
In this third part…
After yesterday’s post, I received an email from a reader saying that the post was SWEET. Thanks for the comment! (This picture is for you!) To start a SOUR trend, today I am going to address terminations and changes.
In this second part of a four-part series, I will share some of the contract issues…
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…
Yesterday, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced a marketing partnership agreement that is designed to foster a greater understanding and exchange of ideas between architects and contractors in the construction industry.
According to the press release, the industry giants have great things to say about each other.