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Peer-reviewed papers on the management, procurement and legal aspects of construction projects.

ISSN: 1751-4304
eISSN: 1751-4312

Aims and scope

Management, Procurement and Law publishes high-quality papers focusing on all aspects of the management, procurement and legal issues of delivering our built environment internationally.

This CIB-encouraged journal, covers topics such as procurement strategies and contractual arrangements, managing the planning and design processes, delivering the construction phase, and maintaining and operating built environment assets.

Topics covered: We welcome papers that place emphasis on tackling issues such as innovation, quality, value, risk, digital strategies, policy, environmental merit and safety. Relevant examples of papers that we have published feature work that covers areas such as information technology, knowledge management, the introduction of new practices and procedures, relationship management and staff recruitment, development and wellbeing. The journal’s readership includes both academia and practice and as such published articles range from theoretical or empirical considerations of built environment issues to topical exemplars of project delivery experiences.

To publish in the journal is free. Papers appear Ahead of Print (below) as soon as they are ready to be published. Ahead of print articles are fully citable using the DOI system.

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Awards: Each year, the paper rated best by the Advisory Panel is given the ICE's Parkman Medal.

Open access: This is a Plan S compliant journal through its zero-month embargo period. This is a hybrid journal allowing for green or gold open access. Find out more about publishing open access with us, our article processing charges (APCs) and generous waivers. 


This journal is aligned with our sustainable structures and infrastructures goal

We recognise the transformative power of sustainable engineering, design and building practices in creating a world where our planet and its inhabitants can thrive.

SDG 3 Good health & well-being
SDG 6 Clean water & sanitation
SDG 7 Affordable & clean energy
SDG 9 Industry, innovation & infrastructure
SDG 11 Sustainable cities & communities
SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production
SDG 13 Climate action
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