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Game Overview: How Long Does It Take To Get A Permit From Honolulu?

This article is about a new meme game created by Honolulu Civil Beat to draw attention to the difficulties of obtaining a building permit on Oahu. The game highlights the common issues and frustrations people face when navigating the permit process and provides a call to action to raise awareness on the issue by sharing the meme on social media. The game aims to bring attention to the problem and spark a conversation about the need for improvements in the permit process on Oahu.

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AIA B-Series Architect Contracts Explained

When it comes to construction projects, agreements between the owner and the architect are crucial. We will be discussing two commonly used agreements: Bl0l-2017 Standard Form of Agreement and B195-2008 Owner-Architect Agreement for Integrated Project Delivery. These agreements outline the responsibilities and expectations of both parties and help ensure the project is completed on time and within budget. The B195-2008 agreement is specifically designed for use in an integrated project delivery setting, where all members of the team work together to achieve a common goal. Overall, these agreements are necessary to have a smooth and successful project.

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AIA A-Series Construction Contracts Explained

When it comes to construction projects, there are a lot of different agreements and contracts that need to be in place in order to ensure that everything runs smoothly. These agreements and contracts outline the roles and responsibilities of all parties involved, as well as the terms and conditions of the project. In this post, we’ll take a look at six different agreements and contracts that are commonly used in construction projects: Al0l-2017, A133-2009, A195-2008, A201-2017, A295-2008, and A70l-2018. Each of these agreements serves a different purpose and has its own set of responsibilities and conditions. Understanding each of these contract types is crucial for navigating and completing a successful construction project.


AIA G-Series Construction Contracts Explained

Are you looking to learn more about AIA G-Series Construction Contracts? This blog post provides an introduction to the four most commonly used forms – G701-2017 Change Order, G702-1992 Application and Certificate for Payment, G703-1992 Continuation Sheet for G702, and G704-2017 Certificate of Substantial Completion. Dive in and learn all you need to know about these important documents!