The AIA Contract Documents program has been active in providing both articles and discussions on the impact of COVID-19 constraints on the operations of design professionals, contractual obligations of construction companies, and exposures of project owners. Many of the presentations look at how the standard AIA contract forms address extensions of contract time and recovery for additional services and delay costs. Working with the AIA government affairs program, the presentation series also addresses possible federal government support for design firms.
Here are the available sessions on the AIA Contract Documents program’s YouTube channel:
- How AIA documents Handle Contractor Delays and Extensions of Time due to COVID-19
Has your project been delayed due to COVID-19? Learn how the AIA documents, including A201-2017, handle contractor delays and extensions of time.
- The Architect’s Standard of Care and COVID-19
Learn whether COVID-19 has affected the architect’s standard of care and what the architect can do to meet its standard.
- Issues to Consider when Negotiating a Contract during COVID-19
Learn what things to consider when negotiating a new contract during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Mechanic’s Liens and other Payment Avenues during COVID-19
Learn the basics of mechanic’s liens and other payment options that might be available during COVID-19.
- What Architects Need to Know About the CARES Act
Learn the most important aspects of the CARES Act and how the AIA is working to help architects during COVID-19 so you can protect your firm.
And don’t forget to visit the Victor website for information and links to our webinars on COVID-19 issues for design firms.
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