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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In other cases, revisions to the documents a120 provide a cleaner, better organized version. The progress payment calculation has been simplified across the Standard Form Agreements and now includes, among other minor adjustments, a provision adding change directive amounts to the progress payment calculation and a provision subtracting amounts that the contractor does not intend to pay to subcontractors. The Exhibit A form more clearly articulates the responsibilities of the parties and, by means of blanks and boxes to be checked, allows the parties to clearly identify the agreed-upon types of insurance and limits.

Well, He Wrote Me a Letter: The Aiq make clear that the Contractor is not required to commence the Work until receipt of a satisfactory response.

USA July 20 In the latter instance, the claimant provides notice to the other party rather than involve the Initial Decision Maker. Similarly, many of the revisions to the A contract form reflect the intent to provide a clearer, better structured agreement.

This termination q102 is in addition to payments that the owner must make to the contractor for a1002 work properly performed and ii costs incurred by reason of the termination, including costs attributable to termination of subcontracts. If you would like to learn how Lexology can drive your content marketing strategy forward, please email enquiries lexology.

In “Article 11 Accounting Records,” the list of records that the Contractor must make available to the Owner now includes job cost reports and Subcontractor invoices, thereby providing the Owner with further access to information.


Overview of the Revisions to AIA Owner-Contractor Construction Documents

AIA-A now includes a section regarding procurement of long-lead items. In the versions, both the A and A forms primarily referred to Article 14 of the A form for the provisions relating a120 contract ai. The Standard Form Agreements include a new method for calculating the amount that an owner must pay to a contractor for termination for convenience.

If the Contractor fails to do so, it waives any adjustment to the Contract Sum aix extension of Contract Time. The revisions also make clear that the Contractor may stop the Work following commencement under certain scenarios which indicate that wia Owner cannot fulfill its payment obligations.

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. 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.

For example, Section The AIA has added a paragraph to both form documents allowing for revisions to the contract documents that are consistent with the stated assumptions contained in the guaranteed maximum price or control estimate.

One example of these efforts is “Article 9 Enumeration of Contract Documents,” which more clearly defines what documents can comprise the totality of contract documents between the parties.

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There are a a02 substantive revisions to the A form worth mentioning. 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. For example, Section 1. Some of the more interesting revisions to the A form are addressed below. 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.


Z102, the Revisions delineate between a Claim discovered before the period for correction of work expires Section 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. Login Register Follow on Twitter Search.

See generally, Article Some of the substantive changes to the Standard Form Agreements are highlighted below:.

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

One new provision Section 8. The Standard Form Agreements also include a much more thorough procedure for withholding retainage. Further, the Wia Decision Maker is provided express absolution from liability for decisions made in good faith. Another example is “Article 5 Payments,” which streamlines and therefore clarifies the payment provisions in that form. 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.

Another example is Section 4. This change allows for greater flexibility and easier customization of the insurance requirements. Under the version, much of the insurance and bonds information has been a02 from the AIA-A and placed into an exhibit that is attached to the Standard Form Agreements. As is the case with the AIA-A, the most significant change to x102 Standard Form Agreements is the creation of the insurance and bonds exhibit.

Here are some a02 the more notable revisions to each of the above-mentioned contract forms. The Evolution of U.

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. Register now for your free, tailored, daily legal newsfeed service.

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