| Commentary

7 Construction management

| Commentary

7 Construction management

An alternative to using the management contract, for use on large and complex projects, is an arrangement under which the employer enters into a direct contractual relationship with each of the specialist contractors, while at the same time employing a ‘construction manager’ to provide managerial and supervisory services for the project. The construction manager may also enter into these contracts as an additional party, thereby avoiding the problems associated with the use of the management contract1 by creating direct contractual links between all of the main parties involved. The obligations undertaken by the construction manager

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