CCM’s are committed to the CMAA Code of Professional Ethics


The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has taken a leadership role in regard to critical issues impacting the CM industry, including the setting of ethical standards of practice for the Professional Construction Manager. Construction Plus as a company is committed to the code of ethics as well.

Code of Professional Ethics of the Certified Construction Manager
As a professional engaged in the business of providing construction management services, and as a member of the CM profession, I agree to conduct myself in my business in accordance with the following:

1. Client Service. I will serve my clients with honesty, integrity, competence, and objectivity, establishing a relationship of trust and confidence and furnishing my best skills and judgment consistent with the interests of my client.

2. Representation of Qualifications. I will only accept assignments for which I am qualified by my education, training, professional experience and technical competence, and I will assign staff to projects in accordance with their qualifications and commensurate with the services to be provided.

3. Standards of Practice. I will furnish my services in a manner consistent with the established and accepted standards of the profession and with the laws and regulations which govern its practice.

4. Fair Competition. I will build my professional reputation on the basis of my direct experience and service provided, and I will compete fairly and respectfully with my professional colleagues.

5. Conflicts of Interest. I will seek to avoid any and all conflicts of interest and will immediately acknowledge any influences and offer to withdraw from any assignment when any actual conflict exists which may impair my objectivity or integrity in the service of my clients.

6. Fair Compensation. I will negotiate fairly and openly with my clients in establishing a basis for compensation, and I will charge fees and expenses that are reasonable and commensurate with the services to be provided and the responsibilities and risks to be assumed.

7. Release of Information. I will release public statements that are truthful and objective, and I will keep information and records confidential when appropriate and protect the proprietary interests of my clients and professional colleagues.

8. Public Welfare. I will not participate in any racial, sexual or political discrimination related to any assignment I may undertake. I will avoid any conduct that would be considered unethical or will interfere or conflict with any laws, statutes or regulations, and I will uphold the safety, health and welfare of the public in the performance of my professional duties.

9. Professional Development. I will continue to develop my professional knowledge and competency as a practitioner, and I will contribute to the advancement of CM practice as a profession by fostering research and education and through the encouragement of subordinates and fellow practitioners.

10. Integrity of the Profession. I will avoid actions which promote my own self-interest at the expense of the profession, and I will uphold the standards of the construction management profession with honor and dignity.