Federal Government Construction Contracts

Author: Michael A. Branca
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 1604427515
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Law

Federal Government Construction Contracts provides the construction practitioner with a strong understanding of the detailed regulations developed by the government that rule almost every aspect of construction contracting, from procurement of the construction services to final payment under the contract to the standard contract clauses that provide for a reasonable allocation of risk between the government and the contractor.

Smith Currie Hancock s Federal Government Construction Contracts

Author: Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470539767
Release Date: 2010-03-29
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Federal Construction Law for Construction Professionals Any firm intent on benefitting from the boom in federal government construction contracts must navigate an increasingly complicated and demanding set of laws, regulations, and practices that govern these projects and the contractors performing them. To help guide you through this maze, here is the updated edition of the easy-to-understand guide to the practical reality of these special requirements, and how managers and owners of construction industry firms can use them to effectively avoid pitfalls on current projects and compete successfully for new projects. Smith, Currie & Hancock's Federal Government Construction Contracts, Second Edition walks the reader through actual federal contracts, highlights critical clauses, and simplifies governmental and legal jargon to provide ease of use by the nonlawyer. Updates to this Second Edition include: Coverage of the newly enacted American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Specifics of federal government grants to state and local public construction contracts New insights on Design-Build, Early Contractor Involvement (ECI), BIM, Green Construction, and Web-based project management techniques used by the federal government A revised look at the increasingly detailed business ethics and compliance program requirements for contractors and subcontractors as mandated by the federal government for its contractors A unique Web site at www.wiley.com/go/federalconstructionlaw provides the user with a Table of Acronyms and Terms commonly found in federal government contracts, an extensive list of Web sites of interest to federal government construction contractors, checklists, sample forms, as well as specifications related to innovations in project delivery By making transparent the many rights, risks, and legal responsibilities involved in a federal government construction project, Smith, Currie & Hancock's Federal Government Construction Contracts, Second Edition provides construction industry professionals—from general contractors, subcontractors, and designers to surety bond agents—with the insight and understanding they need to avoid problems and run a successful project from start to finish.

Federal Construction Contracting Made Easy

Author: Stan Uhlig
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 9781567263725
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Follow the Path to Success in Federal Construction Contracting Opportunities abound in federal government construction contracting, but the devil is in the details. Companies performing work for the federal government must plan and operate based on very specific guidelines and regulations. Knowing how to work within those strict parameters makes the difference between success and failure. Federal Construction Contracting Made Easy is your road map to successfully identifying, planning, and completing government construction projects. This book guides you in finding opportunities, preparing winning proposals, and staying in compliance on construction projects. It is the one resource you will need to work in this competitive arena. The book provides guidance on: • Understanding the Federal Acquisition Regulation and knowing when and how to use it for your benefit and protection • Preparing quality control and safety programs that comply with federal regulations and processes • Determining when a change order is required and how to price and properly process • Identifying a claim and knowing how to process it Federal Construction Contracting Made Easy is an invaluable resource for construction firms, architect/engineer firms, subcontractors, and vendors that want to do business with the federal government. Plus! A handy glossary of terms is included. Bonus: Federal Construction Contracting Made Easy: A Field Guide to the FAR is available as a supplement for project superintendents.

Federal construction contracts

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee No. 2
ISBN: LOC:00183858269
Release Date: 1957
Genre: Architecture

The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America

Author: Internal Revenue Service
ISBN: STANFORD:36105063476274
Release Date: 1975
Genre: Administrative law

The Code of Federal Regulations is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

Retainage on Government Construction Contracts

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Federal Expenditures, Research, and Rules
ISBN: STANFORD:36105045364267
Release Date: 1983
Genre: Construction contracts

Government contracts in a nutshell

Author: W. Noel Keyes
ISBN: STANFORD:36105044610298
Release Date: 1979-10
Genre: Law

The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) System; Improper Practices and Conflicts of Interest; Competition Requirements; Make or Buy; Contractor Qualifications; Market Research; Commercial Items; Simplified Procedures; Sealed Bidding; Negotiation; Types of Contracts; Special Methods; Small Business; Labor Laws; Environment; Privacy and Freedom of Information; Foreign Acquisition; Patents and Copyrights; Bonds and Insurance; Taxes; Cost Accounting Standards; Contract Cost Principles; Financing; Protest and Disputes; Major Systems; Research and Development; Construction and A-E Contracts; Service Contracting; Federal Supply; Utilities; Modifications; Subcontracting; Government Property; Quality Assurance; Transportation; Value Engineering; Termination; Extraordinary Actions; Government Sources; Clauses and Forms.

Principles of Federal Construction Contracting

Author: Stan Uhlig
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1453734309
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Technology & Engineering

"Principles of Federal Construction Contracting," is a thorough, practical introduction to the federal market for small construction firms seeking to understand how to do business with the federal government. As Stan's book demonstrates, it is not enough to be excellent in your construction services to succeed with the government client, one has to understand the structure of a federal construction contract in order to minimize bid risk and enhance one's ability to satisfy the customer. In this book Stan has presented an excellent systematic analysis of the most common terms and conditions presented in federal construction solicitations, explained in Stan's no-nonsense language from one construction professional to another. If you are thinking about or starting to pursue federal construction business, Stan Uhlig's "Principles Of Federal Construction Contracting" is a must read.” Director, Contracts & Procurement, Nobis-Engineering Inc “Principles of Federal Construction Contracting helped us diversify the business. We have been able to thrive at a time when others are struggling just to stay in business.” Owner Silverdale, WA"Principles of Federal Construction Contracting has become a great resource for us. Whenever we have a question about a project we are bidding, I know where to find the answer." Greg Tozer Operations Manager"It is really hard to find people that truly understand construction and even harder to find people that understand Federal work--Stan is very knowledgeable and I highly recommend Principles of Federal Construction Contracting if you would like to grow your business and be profitable." OwnerWhat This Book Will Do for YouPrinciples of Federal Construction Contracting is designed to be your complete reference for the rules, regulations, procedures, and processes of doing business with the federal government in construction contracting. The manual has been designed around U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operating methods and their rules, processes, and procedures. While other federal government agencies operate under the same laws and regulations, they may have slightly different processes and requirements. This manual will help all levels of construction firms, architectural engineering firms, subcontractors, and vendors who want to do business with the federal government as well as help firms that are already in the field become more effective and thus more profitable. It will empower firms with the knowledge of the federal processes, rules, regulations, and procedures needed to be successful in federal construction contracting. Principles of Federal Construction Contracting is your complete guide to:•Finding federal construction projects to bid on•Understanding federal government solicitations and contracts•Understanding what constitutes a winning proposal•Building a strategy for your firm that meets your goals and enhances your business plan•Understanding federal government rules, regulations, and procedures for producing project design for both design-bid-build and design-build contracts•Preparing quality control and safety programs that comply with federal regulations and processes•Comprehending the meaning of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and knowing when to use them and how to use them for your benefit and protection•Determining when a change order (modification) is required and how to price and properly process it•Identifying the claim and how to process it•Each of the sections is designed to provide you with:•An in-depth guide to how the process works•A complete understanding of how to use the process, regulation, or procedure for your benefit and protection•Checklists, where appropriate, that help you decipher requirements•Recommendations and tips to help you through the process and protect you from potential claim situations•Copies of federal government forms•Knowledge so that the federal government must deal with you as an equal

Smith Currie Hancock s Common Sense Construction Law

Author: Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471662099
Release Date: 2005-02-04
Genre: Law

The bestselling guide to the laws that govern construction Knowledge of construction law and employment law is essential to running a successful construction business. Now, industry professionals don′t have to rely on lawyers to translate the sometimes–confusing theories, principles, and established rules that regulate the business. In plain English, Smith, Currie & Hancock′s Common Sense Construction Law, Third Edition provides a practical introduction to the significant legal topics and questions affecting construction industry professionals. General contractors, subcontractors, owners, and surety bond agents will turn to this updated edition of the bestselling guide again and again for: ∗ Information on intrastate licensure and practice ∗ Advice on "Best Value" source selection and alternative project delivery systems ∗ Recent trends in claim resolution, including recovery of compensation for delays, extra work, and differing site conditions ∗ Expanded coverage on industry safety and environmental issues, including the latest information on project safety, indemnity, mold risks, and insurance coverage issues ∗ Helpful "Points to Remember" summarizing important concepts and useful "Checklists" make concepts easy to implement in real–world practice ∗ Advice on successfully managing employment issues in the construction industry Complete with a CD–ROM containing over 180 sample contracts and documents from AIA, AGC, and EJCDC, Smith, Currie & Hancock′s Common Sense Construction Law, Third Edition is an invaluable reference for industry professionals whose jobs rely on their ability to avoid unwelcome legal surprises that can cripple a project or kill a business.

Smith Currie and Hancock s Common Sense Construction Law

Author: Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118858158
Release Date: 2014-11-20
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Cut through the legalese to truly understand construction law Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law is a guide for non-lawyers, presenting a practical introduction to the significant legal topics and questions affecting the construction industry. Now in its fifth edition, this useful guide has been updated to reflect the most current developments in the field, with new information on Public Private Partnerships, international construction projects, and more. Readers will find full guidance toward the new forms being produced by the AIA, AGC, and EJDC, including a full review, comparison to the old forms, areas of concern, and advice for transitioning to the new forms. The companion website features samples of these documents for ease of reference, and end of chapter summaries and checklists help readers make use of the concepts in practice. The updated instructor support material includes scenario exercises, sample curriculum, student problems, and notes highlighting the key points student responses should contain. Construction is one of the nation's single largest industries, but its fractured nature and vast economic performance leave it heavily dependent upon construction law for proper functioning. This book is a plain-English guide to how state and federal law affects the business, with practical advice on avoiding disputes and liability. Understand construction law without wading through legal theory Get information on an emerging method of funding large-scale projects Parse the complexities presented by international and overseas projects Migrate to the new AIA, AGC, and EJDC forms smoothly and confidently This book doesn't cover legal theory or serve as a lawyer's guide to case law and commentary – its strength is the clear, unaffected common-sense approach that caters to the construction professional's perspective. For a better understanding of construction law, Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law is an efficient reference.