Yes subcontractors should give the GC an accurate timeline as much as possible and try to accomplish it. HOWEVER GCs need to stop expecting the laws of physics to be suspended just for their job. A mere day to backfill a huge building area by hand or to lay 2x-3x courses of block than normal. Knock it off already.
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Everywhere I look I see 5-10% as typical. That said there is currently a 26 million dollar public works project that only set aside 2.5%. From there the GC doesn’t book change orders but strictly as contingency expenses but then turns around and claims a low amount of change orders which isn’t true. So rather […]
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