Capital Works Procurement: The Selection of a Building Procurement Method

CRC Construction Innovation (2009) Capital Works Procurement: The Selection of a Building Procurement Method. CRC for Construction Innovation, Brisbane.

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The determination of the most appropriate procurement method for capital works projects is a challenging task for the Department of Housing and Works (DHW) and other Western Australian State Government Agencies because of the array of assessment criteria that are considered and the procurement methods that are available. A number of different procurement systems can be used to deliver capital works projects such a traditional, design and construct and management. Sub-classifications of these systems have proliferated and continue to emerge in response to market demands. The selection of an inappropriate procurement method may lead to undesirable project outcomes. To facilitate DHW in selecting an appropriate procurement method for its capital works projects, a six step procurement method selection process is presented. The characteristics of the most common forms of procurement method used in Australia are presented. Case studies where procurement methods have been used for specific types of capital works in Western Australia are offered to provide a reference point and learning opportunity for procurement method selection.

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ID Code: 26842
Item Type: Report
Refereed: No
Keywords: CRC for Construction Innovation, Program C : Delivery Management of Built Assets , Project 2006-034-C : Procurement Method Toolkit
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > CRC Construction Innovation
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Deposited On: 17 Aug 2009 05:26
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 13:57

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