UNDERSTAND PROJECT DELIVERY METHODS SO THAT YOU SELECT A METHOD THAT BEST MEETS YOUR NEEDS

There are numerous project delivery methods or a method to deliver an owner the design and construction of a project.  Selecting a project delivery method requires the owner to consider many factors including the 1) project size, complexity, and scope, 2) insurance, 3) emerging technology such as building information modeling, 4) lean construction, 5) sustainability, 6) risk allocation, 7) control, 8) internal resources, 9) budget, 10) schedule, 11) contractor input during preconstruction, 12) risk allocation, 13) dispute resolution, and 14) collaboration amongst ownership, the design team, and the construction team. After carefully considering all of these factors, the objective is for an owner to select the project delivery method that will best bring it value including allocating responsibility of the design and construction to those best equipped to manage and handle that responsibility.  Learn more about the following project delivery methods by analyzing  considerations and perspectives of each method in the attached primer:

 

1. Design-bid-build

2. Multi-prime

3. Design-build

4. CM-agency

5. CM-at risk

6. Integrated project delivery

7. Public private partnership

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