Competitive equity and fairnessEnables high quality design
Reasonable price certainty based on market forces with reduced unknowns
Acceptable strategy in terms of public accountability and transparency
Well known procedure and proven approach.
Flexibility: changes are easy to arrange and with limited effect on value
Strategy is potentially open to abuse resulting in less certainty.
Overall construction timeframe may be longer than other options because there is no parallel working.
No 'buildability' input from contractor
The strategy can lead to argumentative relationships between the parties
Approach is not fully promoted by all stakeholders
Provide detailed answers why these are pros and cons of Design Bid Build