Why an Architect might consider releasing drawings that are not complete to be a “good practice”?
Most simply take it for granted that the drawings are as they should be or they simply don’t know where to start.
The top 7 things that cause uncertainty in construction and recommendations for how to mitigate their impact.
These characterizations and the terms used to describe them, show a fundamental ignorance about these procurement concepts and how they work.
This had the net effect of holding back the Contractor’s entire fee as a guarantee that they would complete the work.
Be sure that when you move into contracting, you have a firm understanding of how your contract is structured.
Everyone from Laborers to Architects have a fundamentally principle duty to ensure everyone on a construction site is safe.
If you must go down this path, be aware of how these shortcuts impact you.
Despite alignment on quoting these costs separately, there still seems to be little to no consistency.
This process occurs before the contractor presents an invoice.
Substantial completion is the single most important date of any project.
A lien is a legal document that imparts ownership onto a third party until a specific debt is paid.