The standard verbiage from the AIA is so vague and open to interpretation that it hurts both parties. Continue reading Case Study – Standard of Care – A Lesson on how to Avoid Conflicts and Ensure Your Architect Meets Your Expectations.
Punitive delay claims are unenforceable and are likely to be overridden by the courts. Continue reading Penalties and Bonuses – How To Avoid Project Delays and Incentivize Timely Completion.
Allowing a vendor to add mark-up on top of the costs of his own resources leads to a double dip by the vendor. Continue reading How to solicit a Cost Plus Fee quote.
No matter how big or small, all construction projects follow the same basic phases of work. Spending an appropriate amount … Continue reading What are the phases of work of a typical project?
In Today’s HGTV world where entire room renovations happen “While you were out” and “Restaurant Impossible” re-brands failing eateries in a weekend, … Continue reading Working without a contract? The reasons why Owner’s should never allow it.
The New York Times recently published the article “Thriving in the robot workplace“. The article talks about how automation is … Continue reading Process Automation the wave of the future
Most people know that one of the best ways to qualify a contractor is to request references, but most never … Continue reading 10 questions to ask a Contractor Reference.