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Design-Build Institute of America: Which Design-Build Contract is Right for You & Your Projects? - DBIA - AIA - CONSENSUS DOCS - EJCDC?

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October 06, 2015 - Philadelphia, PA

Edward Seglias will present at the Design-Build Institute of America Tri-State Chapter Inaugural Event on October 6, 2015 in Philadelphia. Ed and Kevin Peartree of Ernstrom & Dreste will discuss and compare form contracts commonly used in Design-Build Projects including AIA, Consensus Docs and EJCDC Design-Build Forms. Their discussion will highlight the benefits and risks associated with the standard forms for owners, contractors and designers alike. Talking points include:

  • How do the different forms address: Early Phases of a Design-Build Project, Setting the Price, Standards of Care, Performance Guarantees, Site Information, Responsibilities of the Owner, Contractor, and Designer, and Ownership of Documents.
  • What the design-build subcontractor should look for: Performance Based Contract, Scope of Work, Incorporation by Reference, and Flow-Down Clauses.
  • What you need in a Design-Build Teaming Agreement: Structure of the Team, Risk/Reward Sharing, Design-Builder and A/E Services, and Risk Allocation.

For more information and to register, please visit the DBIA website.