AIA commissioning services agreement updated

Earlier this year, the AIA published C203-2017, Standard Form of Consultant’s Services: Commissioning. The document has been significantly updated to reflect changes in the industry that have taken place since the prior version. The changes include: provisions describing the consultant’s role to help prepare the owner’s project requirements; detailed description of the consultant’s commissioning plan;... Continue Reading →

What is a “safe harbor” and does it really protect you?

A “safe harbor” provision establishes a contingency percentage for change order costs during construction. If written properly, it can be an effective risk management tool. We recently reviewed a professional services agreement that included the following provision: “It is understood that the nature of the design process is such that plans, specifications and other documentation... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑