Adapting on the Fly: The Role of Change Orders in Construction

Change orders are a crucial tool in the construction industry, used to formally request, document, and approve modifications or adjustments to the original scope of work or contract agreement. They provide flexibility, scope clarification, budget and timeline management, and legal protection. Companies like RForm offer contract administration software that streamlines the creation and implementation of change orders, enhancing communication and efficiency among stakeholders. By effectively mitigating risks and addressing unforeseen challenges, change orders ensure project integrity, standard adherence, and overall client satisfaction.

What is an RFI: Your Guide to Requests for Information

In the construction industry, Request for Information (RFI) is a core communication tool used to seek clarification, resolve ambiguities, control costs, ensure compliance, and maintain quality. RFIs can come from various stakeholders like contractors, subcontractors, or clients. They may be prompted by uncertainties in project documents like plans or contracts. Contract administration software such as RForm helps in managing RFIs effectively, ensuring a smoother project progression. This tool aims to lift the burden off architects, construction professionals, and project managers, streamlining the construction contract administration process.

The Epekwitk Assembly of Councils Building

RForm Case Study – Epekwitk Assembly of Councils Building

Managing the Many Layers of Funding, Construction, and Documentation of the Epekwitk Assembly of Councils Building When Coast Design Inc. began the design of the new Epekwitk Assembly of Councils Building that would sit on the waterfront in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, there were several important considerations that guided the project.  Owned, operated, and occupied …

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Cash allowance or contingency?

You are designing a new condominium building, and you’re not a landscape architect, however the development company your client has requested that the the landscaping for the building be included in the construction contract. You are behind schedule, the tender deadline is nearing, and there is no time to hire a landscape architect. What do …

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