Think about it. If three people washed up on a deserted island, the first thing they would do is collaboratively build a shelter. Unless, of course, the three people were an architect, owner’s rep, and contractor. Then, they would have to wait for two lawyers to wash up on the beach so that they could proceed with the project.
There is a project that I read about recently where the parties involved hate each other. I don’t say that lightly. You can tell from their comments that they truly loathe and despise each other. Here is a link to the ENR article titled A Hospital Job Dispute Reaches Fever Pitch:
How did this project get to this point? Could the parties involved have seen this coming? How did they begin the project, and more importantly, what can you do on your projects to avoid such a fate?
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