Contract Documents/Guidelines

Guidelines for a Successful Construction Project

Guidelines for a Successful Construction ProjectThe Associated Specialty Contractors, Associated General Contractors, and Associated Subcontractors Association have approved these guidelines and forms. Working together, the three associations have developed a series of 42 guidelines and forms, which reflect construction practices that are fair and equitable to owners, general contractors, and subcontractors alike. Many local associations use the Guidelines as a basis for discussion of best practices.

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Consensus Documents

ASC participates in the development of ConsensusDOCS, together with a coalition of 23 leading industry associations representing owners, contractors, subcontractors, designers, and sureties. ConsensusDOCS contracts incorporate best practices and fairly allocate risk to help reduce costly contingencies and adversarial negotiations. There are over 90 ConsensusDOCS contracts that are regularly updated to keep pace with changes in the law and in the industry. To learn more about ConsensusDOCS, click on

ConsensusDocsConsensusDOCS contract documents series include:

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