A legal document which specifies the what-when-where-how-how much and by whom in a construction project. Includes mechanisms for dispute resolution, description of the work, timelines, schedules, payment details, and warranties. This is a Microsoft Word format.
CONSTRUCTION CONTACT This Agreement made on this [day] day of [month] of [year] Between Client and Contractor (hereinafter the “Agreement”) BETWEEN: [Client name/address] (hereinafter the "Client"), AND: [Contractor name/address] (hereinafter the "Contractor"), ARTICLE 1 DESCRIPTON OF THE WORK The Contractor agrees to provide all necessary services, materials and labor necessary for the completion of: [project description]. This includes building and construction materials, requisite labor and site security, and all necessary tools and machinery needed for project completion. All construction materials should be new and of the highest quality, unless previously specified by Client. The Contract Documents shall be comprised of the following: the Construction Contract, Conditions of the Contract, Addenda, Drawings, Photos or other visual representations of the proposed work, and attached written Modifications to this contract, properly signed and witnessed. The Contract itself is representative of the whole and complete agreement between the Client and Contractor, supercedes all prior oral and written agreements. The Contract and is modifiable only by the properly documented written consent of both parties. ARTICLE 2 SCHEDULE AND TIME OF PERFORMANCE The Contractor will begin work on [date] to be completed by [date]. As this project is time sensitive, the Contractor will be assessed a fee of [amount] per day that work is not completed after the final deadline of [date], unless the Client consents to a specified extension. Additional damages will be assessed and liquidated damages will be deducted from the total payment amount due to the Contractor under the payment schedule specified in this Agreement. ARTICLE 3 PAYMENT SCHEDULE In consideration of the performance of this Agreement, the Client agrees to pay the Contractor on a payment schedule for the services as set forth as follows. [Phases/stages can be modified as necessary to fit project specifications] For the performance of the design phase services, the Contractor will receive a payment of [insert amount]. For work or services performed during the design phase, the Contractor will receive a payment of [insert amount]. For work or services performed during the construction phase, the Contractor will receive a payment of [insert amount]. At work completion the Contractor will receive a fee of [insert amount]. Within three days of notification by the Contractor of each stage of completion, the Owner or its designee will inspect and approve the work, or request any necessary adjustments in the work. The Owner agrees to make payments to the Contractor within ten days of approving work. Payment shall only be adjusted upon the mutual consent of both parties due to unforeseen events and if the parameters of the work are expended materially beyond the terms of this Agreement. This Agreement and associated fees will be modified accordingly. . ARTICLE 4 COMPLETION The Contractor sets the following schedule for work completion, with various project stages to be completed on specified dates. [Insert project stages and dates] The entire project and all work by Contractor for Client shall be completed on or b
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