- Paperback: 320 pages
- Publisher: RSMeans; 1 edition (September 29, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0876298226
- ISBN-13: 978-0876298220
- Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 1 x 10.6 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 12 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #347,665 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Understanding & NegotiatingConstruction Contracts
A Contractor's & Subcontractor's Guide to Protecting Company Assets
A practical desk reference to help identify and evaluate risky commercial terms and conditions, then negotiate or get help to resolve them.
Construction is a complex business. Each project has its own unique physical and commercial considerations. Since there's no such thing as a "standard" or "typical" construction project, construction contracts should not be looked on as standard either. They must be carefully managed in order to have a successful outcome and to protect the company's interests and assets.
This book will show you how to identify, understand, and evaluate high-risk terms and conditions typically found in construction contractsthen negotiate to lower or eliminate the risk, improve terms of payment, and reduce exposure to claims and disputes.
You don't have to be a lawyer to understand the risks and to be able to negotiate better and less risky commercial terms and conditions. The author has written this book without using "legalese," instead providing real-life examples you can relate to from actual projects????from small residential and retail to large commercial, industrial, and international work.
This book will help you manage all these elements of the contract:
Scope of Work & Schedule
Terms of Payment & Cash Flow
Assurances of Performance
Insurance, Bonding, Indemnity, & Warranties
Changes to the Contract
Disputes & Their Resolution
Termination & Suspension
About the Publisher:
RSMeans is the foremost source of construction cost information in North America, with 27 annual cost data products, a nationwide seminar program, and consulting services. Means also offers a library of reference books on construction estimating, project management, and many other topics.
About the Author
About the Author:
Kit Werremeyer is the owner and president of Southernstar Consultants LLC, of Valrico, Florida, a provider of training in construction contract negotiations and management and other services for U.S. and international engineering and construction companies. He has more than 30 years' experience in international sales, contracting, claims settlement, dispute resolution, and EPC project development, including work for major companies such as Bechtel, Kellogg Brown & Root, Fluor, J.A. Jones, Black & Veatch, DuPont, Shell Oil, Exxon/Mobil, BP/Amoco/ARCO, and many others.