Bidding and Negotiation


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Bidding and Negotiation
1010401Bidding and NegotiationThough often referred to as “master builders,” few architects have the resources, capabilities, or inclination to actually construct the building they have designed. Therefore the owner must get someone to do it. The process of securing the person legally obligated to deliver the completed construction is commonly referred to as the bid process, or the bidding. The term derives from the practice of sending the construction documents to a number of potential contractors and inviting them to submit bids to build the work, with the lowest acceptable bidder usually getting the job. Although bidding is not the o…
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Greg Winkler: Construction Administration for Architects. Bidding and Negotiation, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2009), AccessEngineering Export