DBIA Bond Forms Released!
DBIA has released our hotly-anticipated new 2015 full set of warranty bonds, proposal bonds and payment and performance bonds specifically for design-build projects. The documents were developed by a committee of expert and experienced construction attorneys from across the country, and are the first and only set of bond forms co-authored by designers and builders, and endorsed by surety industry leaders at the National Association of Surety Bond Producers and the Surety & Fidelity Association of America. To purchase any of the following new bond forms, or other contract documents offered, visit the contracts section
of our bookstore here
New DBIA Bond Form Name
Design-Build Performance Bond
Design-Build Payment Bond
Subcontractor Performance Bond
Subcontractor Payment Bond
General Contractor Performance Bond
General Contractor Payment Bond
Consent of Surety to Partial Release of Retainage to Design-Builder
Consent of Surety to Release of Final Payment to Design-Builder
Consent of Surety to Partial Release of Retainage to Subcontractor
Consent of Surety to Release of Final Payment to Subcontractor
Consent of Surety to Partial Release of Retainage to General Contractor
Consent of Surety to Release of Final Payment to General Contractor
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Contract Documents and Forms
DBIA contract documents are known as a fair basis for successful projects. In 2010, DBIA’s team of legal experts performed a complete revision that encompasses electronic data handling, insurance and bonding, schedule changes and many other issues.
All documents are downloadable in Microsoft Office format and can be edited to suit specific projects and needs.
Your purchase provides you a license to use the document that is effective for one year from the date of purchase. The license can easily be renewed in the bookstore.
DBIA members receive a 50% discount on contract documents. Simply sign in
on this site to obtain the coupon code in the Resources section. Then go to the online bookstore to set up an account and make your purchase.
DBIA Contracts in Sample Form
Wondering how to work with these documents?
DBIA's G. William Quatman, Esq., FAIA, DBIA, presented a webinar on August 27 to discuss how to properly use and work with these documents. This 90 minute webinar is available in recorded format for $50.00 here. It is approved for continuing education credit from both DBIA and AIA. For more information on our upcoming webinars, click here.
Additional contract documents are listed below. Samples of these (up to three contracts) are available upon request. Contact Todd Rich, email@example.com:
- DBIA Document No. 550
Standard Form of Agreement Between Design-Builder and General Contractor – Cost Plus Fee With an Option for a Guaranteed Maximum Price
- DBIA Document No. 555
Standard Form of Agreement Between Design-Builder and General Contractor – Lump Sum
- DBIA Document No. 560
Standard Form of Agreement Between Design-Builder and Design-Build Subcontractor – Cost Plus Fee With an Option for a Guaranteed Maximum Price
- DBIA Document No. 565
Standard Form of Agreement Between Design-Builder and Design-Build Subcontractor – Lump Sum
- DBIA Document No. 570
Standard Form of Agreement Between Design-Builder and Subcontractor (Where Subcontractor Does Not Provide Design Services
- DBIA Document No. 575
Standard Form of Agreement Between Design Consultant and Design Sub-Consultant
- DBIA Document No. 580
- Form 500-D1
Project Schedule Of Values and Design-Builder's Application for Payment
- Form 500-D2
Design-Build Change Order Form
- Form 500-D3
Design-Builder's Affidavit of Final Release Form
- Form 500-D4
Certificate of Substantial Completion Form
- Form 500-D5
Design-Build Work Change Directive Form
Building Information Modeling Exhibits
Insurance Exhibits (consisting of: Design-Builder’s Insurance Requirements; Owner’s Insurance Requirements; Design Consultant’s Insurance Requirements; Design-Build Subcontractor’s Insurance Requirements; and General Contractor’s and Subcontractor’s Insurance Requirements)
Sustainable Project Goals Exhibit