Changing Legal Landscape for Public Project Delivery

3/19/2012 Articles

Published in California Constructor

Few areas in the construction industry have received as much attention during the last five years, both in the industry at large and in the field of construction law, as that of project delivery systems and their use and availability on both public and private projects.

There are many reasons for this focus. First, as contractors, owners, and design professionals have become more sophisticated in their understanding of why and how projects are completed successfully, on time and on budget, they also have come to understand the benefits of using non-standard project delivery systems which focus more on collaboration and coordination among all project, and less on the individual roles and activities of those participants under traditional project delivery models. [Click on PDF to read article]