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AIA Releases 13 New and Updated Contract Documents
Posted Wednesday, November 21

AIA recently released 13 new and updated contract documents. One of the most notable changes among this set, includes the new Contractor-Subcontractor Master Agreement and its accompanying work order. The new agreement allows a contractor and subcontractor to agree to a predefined set of terms and conditions that will apply to multiple scopes of work. Another significant update is the Joint Venture Agreement for Professional Services, which was revamped to address the significant legal implications associated with joint venture business relationships. Other notable changes include the:

• Master Agreements, which now align with the 2017 core AIA document updates.

• Instructions to Bidders, which now includes designation of Bidding Documents in electronic form or paper copy.

• Architect-Consultant Agreement for Special Services now includes the copyrights, licenses and payment provisions of the prime agreement. Mediation was added as a condition precedent to binding dispute resolution.

The following is a complete list of new and updated forms and agreements being released:

A121TM–2018, Standard Form of Master Agreement Between Owner and Contractor where Work is Provided Under Multiple Work Orders

A221TM–2018, Work Order for Use with Master Agreement Between Owner and Contractor

A421TM–2018, Standard Form of Master Agreement Between Contractor and Subcontractor Where Work is Provided Under Multiple Work Orders

A422TM–2018, Work Order for Use with Master Agreement Between Contractor and Subcontractor

A701TM–2018, Instructions to Bidders

B121TM–2018, Standard Form of Master Agreement Between Owner and Architect for Services Provided Under Multiple Service Orders

B221TM–2018, Service Order for Use with Master Agreement Between Owner and Architect

C101TM–2018, Joint Venture Agreement for Professional Services

C402TM–2018, Standard Form of Agreement Between Architect and Consultant for Special Services

C421TM–2018, Standard Form of Master Agreement Between Architect and Consultant for Services Provided Under Multiple Service Orders

C422TM–2018, Service Order for Use with Master Agreement Between Architect and Consultant

G709TM–2018, Proposal Request

G711TM–2018, Architect’s Field Report

The new and revised 2018 documents are currently available online with an unlimited access license or as a single, customizable document. AIA contract documents are also available as single, non-editable documents and as paper versions through some AIA Chapters. Visit AIA Contract Documents’ website for more information. Visit www.aiacontracts.org

Read the full press release here.



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