Published: August 26, 2015

Substantial completion is described in AIA Document A201™-2007 as “the stage in the progress of the Work when the Work or designated portion thereof is substantially complete in accordance with the Contract Documents so that the Owner can occupy or utilize the Work, in its entirety for its intend

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Published: July 9, 2015

Pay-if-paid clauses provide that a general contractor is not required to pay subcontractors unless and until it receives payment from the owner.  The ConsensusDocs Standard Agreement 655 provides the following example:

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Published: June 1, 2015

Construction contracts typically provide for changes in the scope of work through change orders, construction change directives and orders for minor changes.  AIA Document A201-2007 and the ConsensusDocs Standard Agreement similarly define a “Change Order” as a written instrument or order si

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Published: March 25, 2015

This clause defines the scope of work in a construction project and the definition varies by source.

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