Changes to the ConsensusDOCS: Some Selected Modifications


ConsensusDOCS has modified certain of its contracts for the first time since 2007. While some of the changes are little more than editorial, many are substantive. Discussed below are some of the key changes to the CD 200, Agreement and General Conditions Between Owner and Contractor. The short form CD 205 has also been modified to conform to the changes in the base document.

Other documents have been updated as well. They include CD 240, Agreement Between Owner and Architect-Engineer, as well as the short form CD 245; CD 410, Agreement and General Conditions between Owner and Design Builder; CD 420, Agreement Between Design-Builder and Architect-Engineer; CD 500 Agreement and General Conditions Between Owner and Construction Manager (GMP with option for Preconstruction Services); and CD 750 Agreement Between Contractor and Subcontractor, as well as the short form CD 751.

The changes made to the General Conditions of CD 200 appear as modifications to many other documents. In particular, be on the lookout for the following changes...

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