Variations

Does a Variation Lead to One Claim or Three?

In my work for my consultancy practice and in my role as tutor for Claims Class students, I get asked a lot of questions. And here's one…


Construction Information Management: Proactive Tips to Increase Your Success Rate of Claims, a 5-Part Series – Part 3

Part 3:  “Extra, Extra, …!” – Dealing with Extra and Changed Work Despite the best efforts of design professionals to establish a…


Variations and Additional Preliminaries

I was asked an interesting question recently: "if a variation causes the contractor to incur additional preliminary costs, should these be…


An Alternative Dispute Resolution for Variations in Construction Contracts

The purpose of this article is to suggest and discuss an alternative method of resolving construction disputes with respect to variations,…