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Construction-Led Design Build

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Construction-led Design Build Firm for Manufacturing Facilities

Examining Your Project Through a Different Lens

Collaborating early on manufacturing facilities with a construction mindset delivers early and accurate costs and correct timelines while minimizing disruption to your plants.

Learn the benefits of our construction-led design build approach.


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Our construction-centric team employs key strategies, such as early design integration and accurate cost estimation, integrated scheduling, constructability considerations, and effective site logistics. Clients appreciate our customized solutions, market analysis, and early collaboration for informed decision-making.
With design build, a construction manager, trade partners, and architects work together for a common goal without worrying about communication constraints. Plus, with the development of a guaranteed maximum price early on, there’s a reduced likelihood of pricing changes throughout the process. It also allows for flexibility in overlapping phases of the project for a reduced schedule and greater overall value.
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Reduce costs and risks.

1. Deliver Projects Faster

Designing and building are done concurrently, allowing manufacturing facility construction to provide feedback to architects regarding cost and time. Engineers, in turn, provide the construction team with progress drawings and information. This exchange of information makes it easier for the entire team to quickly understand potential changes in the plans further along in the process.

2. Save on Costs

The team chemistry between owner, designer, and builder drives that reduction in cost per square foot, along with open book contracting terms and lower initial contracted unit costs. The reduction in cost growth relates back to those same factors, as well as the earlier involvement of the builder.

3. Reduce Risk to Owners

The nature of a single contract between the owner and the design-build entity transfers the risk onto the design-build entity’s shoulders. In addition to this actual transfer of risk, the collaborative nature of design-build project delivery reduces risk through open communication and common goals. 


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