A™–, Exhibit A,. Insurance and Bonds, contemporaneously with this. Agreement. AIA Document A™–,. General Conditions of the. Contract for . AIA. ®. Document ATM. – Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor where the basis of payment is the Cost of the Work Plus a. AIA Document A– adopts by reference and is intended for use with AIA Document A™–, General Conditions of the Contract for Construction.

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This new section requires the contractor to prepare a list of long-lead items and allows the owner to procure such items on terms acceptable to the contractor. Share Facebook Twitter Linked In. The A and forms then provided spacing whereby the types of insurance or bond and limits could be included.

Preparing Job Sites for Hurricanes: There are a few noteworthy revisions to “Article 9 Payments and Completion. Another example is Section 4. In the versions, both the A and A forms primarily referred to Article 14 of the A form for the provisions relating to contract termination.

In the latter instance, the claimant provides notice to the other party rather than involve the Initial Decision Maker. Another example is Section 1.

My saved default Read later Folders shared with you. See generally, Article The Standard Form Agreements include a new method for calculating the amount that an owner must pay to a contractor for termination aka convenience.

Anyone attempting to use the form documents should carefully examine and compare the version with the form. As discussed in a May blog articlethe American Association of Architects AIA revise their form agreements between owner and contractor approximately every 10 years, and these form documents were recently revised by the AIA a couple of months ago.

Some of the more interesting revisions to the A form are addressed below. While new, this provision is consistent with Section 9. In “Article 12 Payments,” the section on Final Payments now gives the Owner ten days after completion of an audit to provide a written report of same to the Architect.


For example, Section 1. The same changes to “Payments” and “Enumeration of Contract Documents” referenced above are reflected in this form, but found in Articles 12 and 16, respectively. The Evolution of U. AIA-A now includes a section regarding procurement of long-lead items. In the versions, the A and A forms simply stated that the Contractor would purchase and maintain insurance and provide bonds as set forth in Article 11 of the A form.

AIA-A standard form agreement between owner and contractor where the basis of payment is a stipulated sum ; AIA-A standard form agreement between owner and contractor where the basis of payment is the cost of the work plus a fee with a guaranteed maximum price ; and AIA-A standard form agreement between owner and contractor where the basis of payment is cost of the work plus a fee without a guaranteed maximum price.

There are a few substantive revisions to the A form worth mentioning. The contract for the long-lead items are later assigned to the contractor and the contractor must accept full responsibility for those contracts.

In the Revisions, if the Contractor believes that such minor changes will affect the Contract Sum or Contract Time, the Contractor must notify the Architect and not proceed with the changed work.

Well, He Wrote Me a Letter: The A Revisions maintain many of the general provisions relating to insurance and bonds, but delete the provisions relating to the specific types of insurance required. Here are some of the more notable revisions to each of the above-mentioned contract forms.

Highlights of the Revisions to the AIA-A, A, and A – Lexology

Register now for your free, tailored, daily legal newsfeed service. The Standard Form Agreements also include a much more thorough procedure for withholding retainage. The AIA-A and AIA-A also include a new section forbidding the contractor from making advance payments to suppliers for materials that have not been delivered to the project site without the prior approval of the owner.

Some of the substantive changes to the Standard Form Agreements are a120 below: As is the case with the AIA-A, the most significant change to the Standard Form Agreements is the creation of the insurance and bonds exhibit. If you would like to learn how Lexology can drive your content marketing strategy iaa, please email enquiries lexology. The Revisions to the A form provide certain noteworthy clarifications regarding Claims. Article 11 of the A form laid out in detail the specific types of insurance to be furnished by the Contractor and the Owner, and also addressed related issues like subrogation.


Overview of the Revisions to AIA Owner-Contractor Construction Documents

Some of the substantive changes to the Standard Form Agreements are highlighted below:. Please contact customerservices lexology. This termination fee is in addition to payments that the owner must make to the contractor for i work properly performed and ii costs incurred by reason of aja termination, including costs attributable to termination of subcontracts.

Further, the Initial Decision Maker is provided express absolution from liability for decisions made in good faith.

Overview of the Revisions to AIA Owner-Contractor Construction Documents: King & Jurgens, L.L.C.

The AIA-A and AIA-A are occasionally executed before the contract documents are finalized and the guaranteed maximum price or control estimate may contain certain assumptions. Similarly, many of the revisions to the A contract form reflect the intent to provide a clearer, better structured agreement. This article highlights a number of the key revisions to two of the more utilized Owner-Contractor agreements, namely the A Payment of Stipulated Sum and A Payment of Cost Plus Fee and Guaranteed Maximum Priceand also the A General Conditions of the Contract for Construction agreement, which is customarily utilized in conjunction with the A and A contract forms.

As indicated above, AIA made other minor revisions to the Standard Form Agreements, and the list above is not comprehensive of all revisions.