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 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. Login Register Follow on Twitter Search. Further, the Initial Decision Maker is provided express absolution from liability for decisions made in good faith.

The AIA-A and AIA-A are occasionally executed before the contract documents aa102 finalized and the guaranteed maximum price or control estimate may contain certain assumptions.

Overview of the Revisions to AIA Owner-Contractor Construction Documents

The Revisions to the A form provide certain noteworthy clarifications regarding Claims. 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. Some of the more interesting revisions to the Zia form are addressed below.

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 aja 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.

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.


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

Some of the substantive changes to the Standard Form Agreements are highlighted below:. AIA-A now includes a section regarding procurement of long-lead items. 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. This article focuses on comparing the changes from the version to the version of the following documents: Similarly, many of the revisions to the A contract form reflect the intent to provide a clearer, better structured agreement.

Another example is Section 1.

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. There are several notable revisions to the A form regarding contract administration.

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 xia of insurance and limits.

The Standard Form Agreements include a new method for calculating the amount that an owner must pay to a contractor for termination for convenience. 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.

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.

Share Facebook Twitter Linked In. 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.

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 the termination, including costs attributable to termination of subcontracts.


Another example regards minor changes to the work Section 7. While new, this provision is consistent with Section 9. Please contact customerservices lexology.

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

While the wording and organization of aa number of provisions is different, in large measure the revisions are simply for purposes of a providing a clearer, better structured document, cleaning up some ambiguities from the version. Another example is “Article 5 Payments,” which streamlines and therefore clarifies the payment provisions in that form. 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 a12 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.

In the versions, both aja A and A forms primarily referred to Article 14 of the A form for the provisions relating to contract termination. If the Contractor fails to do xia, it waives any adjustment to the Contract Sum or extension of Contract Time.

For example, Section In the Revisions, if the Contractor a1022 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. Some of the substantive changes to the Standard Form Agreements are highlighted below: The contract for the long-lead items are later assigned to the contractor and the contractor must accept full responsibility for those contracts.

There are a few substantive revisions to the A form worth mentioning.