Chapter 1. Early Contractor Involvement – An Overview

  1. David Mosey

Published Online: 1 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309867.ch1

Early Contractor Involvement in Building Procurement: Contracts, Partnering and Project Management

Early Contractor Involvement in Building Procurement: Contracts, Partnering and Project Management

How to Cite

Mosey, D. (2009) Early Contractor Involvement – An Overview, in Early Contractor Involvement in Building Procurement: Contracts, Partnering and Project Management, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309867.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196451

Online ISBN: 9781444309867

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Keywords:

  • early contractor involvement;
  • published standard form building contracts;
  • main contractor and subcontractor appointment;
  • heating, ventilation and air conditioning (‘HVAC’);
  • early contractor involvement and project pricing;
  • early contractor involvement and risk transfer;
  • early contractor involvement and payment;
  • building contract role;
  • limits of construction phase building contracts;
  • influence of project managers and project partnering

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Early contractor involvement – why bother?

  • Early contractor involvement and project pricing

  • Early contractor involvement and risk transfer

  • Early contractor involvement and payment

  • The role of building contracts

  • The limits of construction phase building contracts

  • Contractor contributions to design, pricing and risk management

  • The client, communications and project programmes

  • But do you need an early building contract?

  • Preconstruction commitments under framework agreements

  • The influence of project managers and project partnering

  • So what is stopping us?

  • Government and industry support