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Pharmaceutical facilities are notoriously complex due to the FDA compliancy, hazardous storage specifications, and code requirements often associated with these project types. As an industry leading design-build general contractor, ARCO simplifies these complexities, while reducing costs and providing integrative and intelligent solutions that are right for clients' businesses.

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.

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.

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.

ARCO Challenging Site Solutions Case Studies

From methane gas mitigation on a former landfill to a 60' site elevation change from 70,000 cubic yards of rock blasting, ARCO is expertly capable of solving the most difficult site challenges our clients face.

Material Price Increases and Supply Disruption in the COVID Economy

In spite of the many negative effects that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the economy, construction in the logistics sector has been on the rise. Last mile distribution, e-commerce and cold storage facility construction continue to grow at a staggering rate. As retailers seek opportunities to add more distribution space to their supply chains, the demand for the materials required to build these projects has followed suit.

ARCO Living Group Partners with Shelbourne Healthcare Development Group

ARCO Living Group was recently awarded a 5-story, 198,000 SF senior living project for assisted and independent living development and investment firm, Shelbourne Healthcare Development.

20 Projects Under Construction in 2020

Utilizing a tried and true design/build methodology, we proudly brought our clients' visions to life on projects across industry types coast to coast in 2020. From a processing facility with state-of-the-art automated technology for the nation's largest pizza chain to project-saving value engineering solutions for a senior living facility, ARCO took on even the most complex projects, providing clients with cost-saving solutions and the very best customer experience.

ARCO Raving Fan Spotlight: NorthBridge

"From the commencement of project design, ARCO and the GMA architecture team worked diligently and thoughtfully to design one of the best-in-class industrial developments in the Greater Boston region." Hear more from NorthBridge about our partnership together, now spanning 6 projects and counting!

ARCO Completes Latest Project for TradePoint Atlantic & Volkswagen

ARCO completed its latest project for repeat client TradePoint Atlantic and end-user Volkswagen in Baltimore, Maryland! The massive multimodal logistics center is able to handle an estimated 120,000 vehicles per year and will result in approximately 100 new full-time jobs.

ARCO Continues Construction on 6th Project for BlueScope Properties Group

ARCO is continuing construction on our latest project for repeat client, BlueScope Properties Group! The Dove Valley Logistics Centre - a 136,915 SF distribution facility - is located on a 12-acre site in Englewood, Colorado and is set to finish next spring.

ARCO Completes Furniture Showroom and Distribution Facility

ARCO recently completed a 246,000 SF furniture showroom and distribution facility for City Furniture in Ocoee, FL. The project was a build-out of a speculative warehouse ARCO constructed for BlueScope Properties Group in Park 429.

ARCO Ranked Largest Domestic Builder of Distribution & Warehouse Facilities

ARCO was recently ranked the largest domestic builder of distribution and warehouse facilities by Engineering News-Record! With over $1.4 billion in distribution projects performed in 2019 and 27 million square feet currently under construction, we are proud to truly be the best in the business!

At ARCO, we view the first project we complete for a client as a stepping stone to a successful, long-term partnership. ARCO's partnership with DHL spans more than 25 years, 32 projects, and over 15 million square feet of construction.

ARCO Completes Auto Processing Facility in Southern California

ARCO recently completed this 27,580 SF auto processing facility tenant improvement for repeat client Pasha Automotive Services and end-user Porsche in Southern California.

5 Facts About Construction in the Fight for Last Mile Delivery Space

Retailers are seeking opportunities to add regional and last mile distribution facilities into their supply chain but face low vacancy rates and stiff competition for premium locations. Partnering with the most qualified design-builder will be critical to successfully address complexities that can be present when proximity is of utmost important.