About

ARCO Construction

A DESIGN/BUILD FIRM BUILT TO LAST.

ARCO’S GOAL IS THE SAME TODAY AS IT WAS WHEN WE FOUNDED THE COMPANY 29 YEARS AGO – TO BE THE BEST DESIGN/BUILD CONTRACTOR IN THE INDUSTRY AND TO SERVE OUR CLIENTS WITH EXPERT SKILL AND HIGH INTEGRITY.

Since 1992, ARCO has grown from a single office in St. Louis, Missouri to an industry leader with 27 offices and hundreds of employees coast to coast. As the 7th largest design/build general contractor in the U.S., ARCO offers the strength and presence of a national builder with the personalized attention of a small company. With more than 4,000 successful projects spanning 48 states in our portfolio, we have developed the industry specific expertise it takes to provide the best, most cost effective, single source solutions and add value to every project.

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4,000

PROJECTS PERFORMED

In our 29 year history, ARCO has constructed more than 4,000 projects in countless cities, 48 States and Canada. The depth of our experience spans every industry in locations coast to coast.
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7th

LARGEST DESIGN/BUILDER IN THE U.S.

ARCO has grown from a single office general contractor out of St. Louis, Missouri to a National design/build general contractor – ranked #7 by Engineering News Record.
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100

CURRENT PROJECT LOCATIONS

Each year, ARCO constructs projects in more than 100 locations nationwide. We utilize a combination of local and national subcontractors to ensure the best economic value.

OUR UNIQUE VALUE.

Over our 29 year history, ARCO has refined a design/build construction methodology and developed rigorous systems and procedures to bring our clients’ visions to life while delivering the very best customer experience. We construct our projects with a relentless pursuit of excellence, resulting in superbly built facilities delivered on time and on budget. Each year, more than 75% of ARCO’s revenue comes from repeat clients. We attribute this to the expertise of our staff, our ability to fully comprehend project scope and a steadfast dedication to safety, quality, value and schedule.

WE THRIVE
ON COMPLEXITY.

CHALLENGING SITES, DEMANDING SCHEDULES AND COMPLEX FACILITIES ARE OUR FAST BALL.

At ARCO, we believe in the uncompromising pursuit of solutions. In fact, we welcome the opportunity to address our clients’ most challenging issues. From methane gas mitigation on a former landfill to a 60′ site elevation change from 70,000 cubic yards of rock blasting, our teams are expertly capable of solving the most difficult problems.

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CHALLENGING SITE:
FEDEX GROUND
BOYLSTON, MASSACHUSETTS VIEW CASE STUDY
DEMANDING SCHEDULE:
DHL / CONFIDENTIAL CLIENT
FORT WORTH, TEXAS VIEW CASE STUDY
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WE LIVE BY
OUR CORE VALUES

OUR CORE PURPOSE AND VALUES ARE THE FOUNDATION FOR OUR SUCCESS AND THE COMPASS THAT GUIDES US.

Make the construction process enjoyable and beneficial for our associates and customers.

  • Treat people fairly and do the right thing.
  • Understand our customers’ businesses and solve their problems.
  • Be positive, upbeat and have fun.
  • Create opportunities for individual, financial success based on merit.

 

FEATURED PROJECTS

LATEST NEWS

ARCO Completes High Hazard Cold Storage Facility for Raving Fan Coca-Cola

ARCO recently completed a 290,000 SF cold storage distribution facility for repeat developer client, BlueScope Properties Group and end-user Coca-Cola. The facility features a 127,000 SF 40°F cooler, 94,000 SF 0°F freezer, and high hazard (H3) storage space.

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ARCO Completes Third Phase of Food Grade Facility for InterChange Cold Storage

The state-of-the-art refrigerated warehouse is at the forefront of one of the latest trends in foodservice, as recent research shows that demand for cold storage capacity in the U.S. continues to increase as consumer preferences trend toward online grocery.

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Women In Construction: ARCO Team Perspectives

The number of women in the construction continues to climb year after year, clearing a path to build more careers for younger generations of females in the industry. While the percentage of women in construction lags behind other industries, progress has been made and more diverse workforce is steadily developing. At ARCO, the contributions of our hardworking female employees touch all areas of the business.

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