Once you have a short list of candidates based on qualifications, (and ONLY then) you can consider price.
Subcontractors like Hardware Direct were being exercised by Ebert right up until the day the announcement was made.
At IBM Procurement Services (IPS) we provide procurement consulting services to a variety of Clients.
There are a number of organizations around the world that also offer standard construction forms.
Create a pool of suppliers that cover the broad spectrum of services.
Self-performance does create additional revenue streams for the general contractor and you do need to address this.
The AIA is the predominant source for standard forms, but it isn't the only source.
When we consider how to save costs in construction, we are essentially trying to avoid paying extra costs.
This latest 2017 edition of the AIA Contract Documents is the sixteenth edition of these documents.
Low-ball contractor's win bids with the intention of making up losses through change orders.
There is no degree of change that will ever replace these roles. They are required on every job.
If you are a start-up with a need to focus on your core business, this model may be for you, just not for too long.