• The Key To Identifying AIA Contract Documents
  • August 24, 2016 | Author: Sean M. Golden
  • Law Firm: Vandeventer Black LLP - Richmond Office
  • The American Institute of Architects (AIA) published its first uniform contract for use between an owner and a contractor in 1888. In the 125+ years that have followed, AIA contract documents and administrative forms have emerged as the industry standard, and as the most heavily used group of form contracts in the construction industry. AIA has issued standard contracts and forms for all stages of a construction project - from initial contract to substantial completion - and for a variety of different construction delivery methods.