We work in tandem with the architect throughout the design phase so we can ensure facility functionality and cost-effectiveness while simultaneously estimating construction costs. Our design-build approach allows for decisions to be made with full knowledge of their impact, resulting in a guaranteed maximum price during the proposal phase, at no cost to you.
ZERO PRELIMINARY DESIGN DOLLARS.
Our proposal delivery gives you a firm, upfront cost before dollars are spent or a shovel hits the dirt.
YOUR SUCCESS IS OUR RESPONSIBILITY.
Construction can begin on your project with the burden of staying on budget where it's supposed to be - in the hands of the experts.
At this point in the process, schematic designs are complete, and a firm, upfront price has been established. We take on the risk from here on out, confident that our due diligence and work in the upfront will eliminate costly change orders. Budget management and adherence to schedule is our responsibility. Your success is our success.
A NEW SPACE DELIVERED ON TIME & ON BUDGET.
We ensure that your new facility works for your business from the moment you take the keys & for years to come.
From punch list to warranty walk, ARCO is dedicated to service after the sale. We close out the project and maintain an open dialogue with the owner to ensure any post-construction tasks are promptly taken care of. We pride ourselves in becoming our clients trusted advisors and friends, viewing the first project we complete together as the beginning of a successful long-term partnership.
DESIGN/BUILD IS THE BEST DELIVERY METHOD REGARDLESS OF PROJECT TYPE
STILL THINK DESIGN/BUILD ISN'T THE BEST CHOICE FOR YOUR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT?
With more than 4,000 design-build projects spanning all industry types completed coast to coast, we’ve proved that design-build can work for any project anywhere. From new builds to expansions, conversions, and renovations, design-build delivery is suited for even the most complex projects.
RAVING FAN SPOTLIGHT: ONTRAC
ARCO recently completed a 184,600 SF distribution facility for repeat developer client, Scannell Properties, and end-user, OnTrac in Reno, Nevada. Despite site challenges and adverse weather conditions, ARCO completed the project on time and on budget within a 9-month accelerated schedule.
Because our design-build approach is collaborative, ARCO worked with the earthwork subcontractor in the earliest stages of the project to develop a detailed schedule to complete 250,000 CY of mass grading and determine utility sequencing to gain valuable time. ARCO also implemented proactive solutions in order to overcome two months of weather delays due to record breaking snowfall, allowing for the material handling contractor to commence work on time. This was an especially critical deadline, as OnTrac’s ability to ship packages from the new facility during the peak holiday season relied upon its completion.
ARCO is proud to have provided OnTrac with best-in-class design-build solutions and a facility that will work for their business for years to come!