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General Conditions Treated As Direct Cost Overhead

Tuesday, January 03, 2006 05:03 pm

General Conditions Treated As Direct Cost Overhead

The General Services Administration Board of Contract Appeals has ruled that extended field costs, or general conditions, could be treated as a direct cost of contract performance. They were not included in a ten percent mark-up on subcontractor costs.

The GSA awarded a contract to AMEC Construction Management, Inc. for renovation of three connected buildings in Washington, D.C. The Changes clause stated that for work performed by forces other than its own, the contractor could recover a "commission"of [...]

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