The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is an administrative agency and trading fund of the Cabinet Office of the UK Government, responsible for the supervision of the procurement of common goods and services on behalf of the government The aim of using CCS agreements is to find cost-effective procurement frameworks to buy commonly used goods and […]
A procurement method introduced by Constructing Excellence and the Cabinet Office intended to allow industry to use its experience and knowledge to develop innovative solutions through leveraging design, materials, subcontracting, direct labour and experience to the advantage of the Public Sector Client.
A procurement method introduced by Constructing Excellence and the Cabinet Office where a client invites prospective integrated teams to bid for a project based on their ability to deliver an outline brief and cost benchmark In the two-stage, open-book bidding process, an outline bid and benchmark cost are provided to prospective project teams. Following the first stage, […]
Various key characteristics of CM@Risk include: there are separate contracts for design services and for construction services; the contract for construction services may be entered into at the same time as the contract for design services, or at a later time; design and construction of the project may be in sequential phases or concurrent phases; […]
A contract type There is a sequential award of two separate contracts; the first contract is for design services; the second contract is for construction; design and construction of the project are in sequential phases; finance services, maintenance services and operations services are not included.1 1 The Massachusetts Port Authority, 2015. BIM Guidelines for Vertical […]
A contract type used in construction, typical characteristics: There is a single contract for design services and construction services; design and construction of the project may be in sequential phases or concurrent phases; Finance services, maintenance services, operations services, design services, pre-construction services, and other related services may be included.1 1 The Massachusetts Port Authority, […]
Introduction Martin Davis member of the New Models of Construction Procurement (NMCP) Working Group and the Integrated Project Insurance (IPI) mentor describes the Integrated Project Insurance model (IPI) coupled up with Insurance Backed Alliancing as a framework which encourages and empowers project teams to work together. According to Davis in 2010, the conservative Coalition was […]