By John Sier Construction necessarily occurs in the legal environment, which can be unique for...Read More
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Originally posted Thursday, 11 September 2014 Written by John Sier There are always legal developments that affect Owners and construction projects, and each development merits a detailed discussion to determine the significance...Read More
There are always developments in the laws that affect Owners and construction projects, and each development merits a detailed discussion of the significance of the impact locally and on a broader stage. What worked on one...Read More
Originally posted Tuesday, 30 October 2012 Written by John Sier Performance bonds are intended to protect the project Owner, and payment bonds are generally intended to protect the subcontractors and suppliers. However, in order...Read More
An Owner’s and Contractor’s Protective Policy May Be Considered as an Addition to the Owners Insurance and Risk Management Plan With a number of states limiting the coverage of an additional insured and limiting the breadth of...Read More
Originally posted Friday, 10 February 2012 Written by John Sier Some Owners believe that being an Additional Insured means that they have an absolute first layer of insurance coverage in the event of a claim. Several states,...Read More
Texas Joins States Passing Anti-Indemnity Statutes and Clarifies Rules on Wrap-up Insurance Programs
Originally posted Friday, 10 February 2012 Written by John Sier Indemnification is a common element in an effective construction risk management program. However, the scope of that indemnification requirement can become a matter...Read More
Originally posted Friday, 10 February 2012 Written by John Sier Suppose a project is complete, but a recurring water leak has made a portion of the building unusable due to interior damage and other moisture-related issues....Read More
Originally posted Tuesday, 27 March 2012 Written by John Sier Perhaps the most consistent fact about the law is its inconsistency. Whether comparing state to state or court to court, every issue in each case is evaluated on its...Read More
Originally posted Monday, 19 May 2014 Written by John Sier A great deal of ink is spilled in describing essential contract clauses that provide the greatest clarity of the expectations of the parties on their relative...Read More
Originally posted Tuesday, 16 April 2013 Written by John Sier Understanding the Concept of “Accrual” has Significant Consequences for Bringing a Claim Timely and in Complying with the Contractual Claim Procedure The law is...Read More
Originally posted Friday, 18 January 2013 Written by John Sier Many people may think that the contract requirements may not survive termination, but that is not always the case, especially as it may pertain to notice provisions...Read More
COAA Owners Leadership Conferences
2019 Fall Owners Leadership Conference Nov 13 - 15, 2019, Atlanta, GA
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Owner Training Institute (OTI)
Happy 25th Anniversary COAA!
COAA was founded to establish the Owner’s voice in the construction process. Over the last 25 years, COAA has evolved to Owners not just having a voice, but also having collaborative relationships with their architect and CM partners.