Last edited 08 Oct 2020

NEC Option D: Target contract with bill of quantities

NEC was first published in 1993 as the New Engineering Contract. It is a suite of construction contracts intended to promote partnering and collaboration between the parties to a construction contract.

The Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) is the most frequently used, and can be adopted on projects involving the construction of infrastructure or buildings. It is used for the appointment of a contractor for engineering and construction work, including any level of design responsibility.

It allows for 6 options:

Option D provides for a target cost with a bill of quantities:

Option D includes core and secondary option clauses, the schedules of cost components, and contract data.

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