The Construction Owners Association of America supports facility Owners in the planning, design, and construction process through education and information exchange to facilitate continuous improvement and evolution of the industry.
ConsensusDocs has two free webinars scheduled for December 3rd and 16th. read more
Posted 11/25/2015, by
Henderson, NV: Construction Owners Association of America (COAA) announced the winners of the 2015 Project Leadership Awards at the COAA Fall Owners Leadership Conference. The Project Leadership Award Program promotes leadership, professionalism and management excellence of Owners involved in the design and construction process. read more
Posted 11/5/2015, by
The ConsensusDocs Coalition is publishing the ConsensusDocs 842 Owner and Energy Consultant Agreement. read more
Posted 10/13/2015, by
COAA has partnered with the AIA-AGC Joint Committee and PIAC (AGC’s Public/Private Industry Advisory Council) on the Collaboration Chronicles. The Collaboration Chronicles showcase and promote project teams that exemplify excellence in collaboration. You are invited to participate in this ongoing effort to celebrate collaboration by sharing your success stories. There are already several COAA member projects listed, including work at the University of Maryland and the Cleveland Clinic. read more
Posted 8/18/2015, by COAA
COAA is accepting scholarship applications from undergraduate students for the Albert E. Phillips Scholarship program. The application deadline is March 1, 2016.
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As the market continues to improve and construction in all or most segments increases, the pool of talent who do the actual construction, renovation, and repair work dwindles - both in quantity and quality - particularly in trades that demand years of training and hands-on experience. Without improved recruiting, training, and retention, we almost certainly face a decrease in quality of work, increased costs, increased safety issues, and other concerns.
Top Ten Reasons...
There are a number of training opportunities out there for construction industry professionals, but none of them are geared to the Construction Project Owner ... until now. Visit COAA's Top Ten reasons Owners' Project Managers should choose COAA Owner Training Institute Courses as their one-stop shop on all training (choose from 13 topics!) that is critical to the successful Project Manager.
With a number of states limiting the coverage of an additional insured and limiting the breadth of indemnification clauses in construction contracts, a particular type of policy known as “Owner and Contractors Protective” (OCP) may be worth a look in evaluating that policy as a part of the overall risk management strategy.