multiple prime contract

multiple prime contract

A contract in which more than one primary contractor has been retained to work on the same project.
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Multiple prime contracts permit the owner to retain control over the construction schedule and allow for fast project delivery.
A contractual duty to coordinate may be imposed on the owner who enters into multiple prime contracts. Such contracts are commonly found on public projects.
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