Best Practices – Architectural Services – How to Negotiate Your Architect’s Rates?

Once you have a short list of candidates based on qualifications, (and ONLY then) you can consider price.

Best Practices – Standard Form Agreements – The World’s Equivalent to the AIA

There are a number of organizations around the world that also offer standard construction forms.

Best Practices – Self-Performing Contractors – Do Self-Performing Contractors Improve Your Bottom Line?

Self-performance does create additional revenue streams for the general contractor and you do need to address this.

Best Practices – Standard Form Agreements – Why AIA Contracts May Not Be Right For You?

The AIA is the predominant source for standard forms, but it isn't the only source.

Best Practices – Cost Levers – How to Reduce Cost in Construction?

When we consider how to save costs in construction, we are essentially trying to avoid paying extra costs.

Industry Watch – AIA Contracts – Why You May Not Be Able to Close Your Contracts This November.

This latest 2017 edition of the AIA Contract Documents is the sixteenth edition of these documents.

Best Practices – Contractor Overhead and Profit – Why Lowest Bids Does Not Mean Best Value.

Low-ball contractor's win bids with the intention of making up losses through change orders.

Industry Watch – A Seat at the Table – Should Architects and Procurement Professionals be Relegated to an Administrative Function?

There is no degree of change that will ever replace these roles.  They are required on every job.