Surety Bond Quarterly - Fall 2015 - (Page 13)

Feature Alternative Project Delivery, Alternative Risks Are construction managers more at risk? BY MICHAEL C. ZISA AND WARREN E. FRIEDMAN IN THE DAYS of design-bid-build project delivery, architects and engineers were responsible for design, and contractors were responsible for construction. These days, however, the bright lines of responsibility have been blurred by alternative project delivery methods such as "design-build" and "construction manager at-risk." As project delivery methods change, so do risks for contractors who assume these alternate and expanded roles. A Massachusetts Superior Court decision highlights the potential risks for a construction manager at-risk (CM@R). In what it determined was a matter of first impression, that Massachusetts trial court ruled that, based on its scope of work under the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SURETY BOND PRODUCERS | WWW.NASBP.ORG 13 http://WWW.NASBP.ORG

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Surety Bond Quarterly - Fall 2015

2015-2016 Executive Committee
NASBP Upcoming Meetings & Events
From the CEO - Resources: Forms, Opinions & Risk Management Practices
Practical Insights: What You Need to Know - Key Takeaways
Alternative Project Delivery, Alternative Risks
Contractors in a New Age of Product Delivery - Sharing Design Liability
DBIA Releases New Bond Forms for Design-Build Projects
AIA’s New Teaming Agreement: AIA Document C102TM–2015
ConsensusDocs Contracts Help Ensure Smooth Sailing
NASBP’s Seven Virtual Seminars on Leadership
Guidance in Addressing Ethical Dilemmas
Web-Exclusive Features
2015 NASBP Resource Directory
Index to Advertisers

Surety Bond Quarterly - Fall 2015