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CASE White Paper: Teaming Agreements

An important aspect of a joint project pursuit between a contractor or design professional and a structural engineer is an agreement covering the activities of the parties prior to contract award. This agreement is commonly referred to as a teaming agreement. Teaming agreements are often associated with design-build projects but can be used on any project pursued jointly by two or more parties. Many organizations familiar to structural engineers provide a standard form teaming agreement. This commentary summarizes the contents and typical clauses of the standard form teaming agreements offered by these four organizations:

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA): Contract C102-2015
  • Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC): Contracts D-580 and E-580
  • Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA): Contract No. 580
  • Consensus Docs: Contract Nos. 296 and 498
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Coalition Publication

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CASE, Coalition, Structural


May 1, 2024

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