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I interpret George's remark to mean 6% of the ENTIRE project value, not
just the values of the structural portion of the project.  I could be


On Tue, 1 May 2001, Caldwell, Stan wrote:

> George Richards wrote:
> I dream of what I call the  SIX PERCENT SOLUTION.  The EOR should get 6% of
> the value of the project for his services, for being responsible for the
> health, safety and welfare of the public.
> George:  
> Why settle for 6% of the value of the structural work?  Although we
> occasionally settle for this, we frequently get 8% or 9%, and occasionally
> get up to 14%.  In my opinion, anyone working for less than 6% of the value
> of the structural work is doing themselves, their families, and the
> profession a disservice!
> Regards,
> Stan R. Caldwell, P.E.
> Dallas, Texas ... Go Stars! Go Mavs!   

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