"Partnering Models" and "Early Contracting" - The Future of Planning and Building

Scientific studies show that a trusting and cooperative relationship between the project participants is a basic requirement for the successful implementation of construction projects. Today and especially in the future, the construction industry will face a number of challenges, such as rising construction costs, the decreasing capacities of construction companies, the shortage of skilled workers and digitalisation. Moreover, the classic general contractor assignment includes a considerable conflict potential between the client and the construction company due to the different interpretation of the construction target. Against this background, it is clear that the execution of turnkey construction projects urgently requires an innovative form of project realisation. Therefore, partnering models is a sustainable form of project realization.

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