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RE: Bidding ethics Related

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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

Mark Ketchum

>----- Original Message -----
>From: Zachary Goswick <ZachG(--nospam--at)>
>To: "'seaint(--nospam--at)'" <seaint(--nospam--at)>
>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?