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AIA Agreements Part 2

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AIA Agreements Part 2 by Aaron Pierce

In part two, we will continue the discussion on AIA agreements. If you’re an owner, a contractor or subcontractor, contact me here with questions or comments about AIA agreements.

Get landlord signoffs wherever appropriate.

The owner of the property, the landlord, has to sign off on practically every little bit of work before it is started. If not, the work will likely be considered a breach of your lease agreement. In this case, you could end up spending a quarter of a million dollars having work done on your property only to have the landlord then claim you breached the lease in doing so, and may even be able to have you evicted.

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What Is in an AIA Agreement? Part 1

What Is in an AIA Agreement? Part 1 by Aaron Pierce

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The AIA A101 is the standard form of agreement furnished by the American Institute of Architects which is used in generating well-defined business relationships between a Pand a contractor. These contracts have been crafted, published, and promoted by a very influential and nationally renowned industry group. Consequently, the standardized version is designed to protect the interests of the contractor and can be protective of a contractor to the sometimes-costly detriment of the rights and flexibilities of the owner.           

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