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Construction Contract Primer

All construction projects incur risk and require leaps of faith between both the owner and the contractor.  One of the primary purposes of the construction contract is to balance the risk associated with what can be a complicated and risk-laden endeavor. In the design-build process, there are primarily three contract types. 1.       Lump Sum (fixed …

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Design Professionals Play Critical Role in the Design-Build Process

One of the more common misconceptions about the design-build process is that the contractor actually has architects and engineers on staff that create the design documents.  Although some design-build contractors do complete working drawings with their staff, Paul Hemmer Company believes that the objectivity of third party design professionals is crucial to a design-build project’s …

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