Requiring the GC to submit a list of subcontractors would have no effect on
the GC's sub-shopping unless the construction contract specification also
penalizes the GC for switching from that list. Is there such a clause? If so,
enforce it. If not, it seems to me that you are stuck.
Just my $0.02
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Zachary Goswick <ZachG(--nospam--at)angusyoung.com>
>To: "'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
>Subject: RE: Bidding ethics Related
>Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2000 08:44:52 -0500
>I have a question related to the GC shopping subs after the bids are in.
>We required the GC to submit the list of subcontractors, but when the
>shops start coming in, the sub is not on the list. We suspect the GC
>has shopped the subs and gotten a better price. What course of action
>do we have? Should the difference in price be given back to the owner?