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Matthew Shoor, AIA | Dattner Architects | New York, NY
Jason Pierce, AIA | HOK | St. Louis
Read through the 2016 Issues of the Practice Management Digest! This library entry will be updated...
By Karen O. Courtney, AIA, FSMPS
So much of business development (BD) is doing the little things right as well as focusing on the big things that really matter and can bring work in the...
This goes back to the ever sore subject of intern pay. IRS has burned multiple firms over the years for putting interns on salary. Employee filed a complaint about not being paid time and half...
Good points. To touch on a few,
1. AIA's B105 (Owner-Architect, residential or small commercial project) uses the term "initial payment" instead of retainer; says it will be credited to the the...
Going to the website and doing a little bit of searching. It doesn't seem like they say you can't use the cad files. They do mention that you can use them "so long as the Trademarks are used properly."...
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