Various key characteristics of CM@Risk include:
- there are separate contracts for design services and for construction services;
- the contract for construction services may be entered into at the same time as the contract for design services, or at a later time;
- design and construction of the project may be in sequential phases or concurrent phases; and
- The services of finance, maintenance, operations, pre-construction, and other related services may be included1.
1 The Massachusetts Port Authority, 2015. BIM Guidelines for Vertical and Horizontal Construction.