In construction, project success requires effective, consistent and well-documented communication between multiple parties: the owner or project developer driving the construction project; the design professional preparing the drawings and specifications for the project; and the contractor developing and implementing the means and methods to build a project matching the owner/developer 's goals and the design professional 's plans and specifications. The owner must constantly communicate any changes it desires during construction.
The contractor must seek clarifications from the owner and design professional regarding the design and any changes, while also complying with contractual requirements to notify the owner of various claims and other issues in a timely manner. With all of this communication, snail mail seldom suffices.
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