Expert Solutions for the Thriving California Market

TURNKEY SOLUTIONS FOR A THRIVING CALIFORNIA CONSTRUCTION MARKET

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. ARCO's Pacific Coast office was established to provide our already growing California client base with a strong local presence.

Located in the Los Angeles area, our local team of design-build professionals services clients throughout the state, taking on projects spanning all industry types, regardless of complexity or scale. As the California construction market continues to grow, ARCO will provide value-added solutions to meet the unique needs of our regional clients and their businesses.

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Want to learn more about how to design and build your next facility?

ARCO’s design-build delivery method provides customers with go to contract pricing based on in-house preliminary design at no cost. Contact us today for more information: [email protected]

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PROJECTS
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MILLION SF
of space spanning all project types
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REGIONAL OFFICES
in Los Angeles & San Francisco

FEARLESSLY DESIGNED FACILITIES DELIVERED ON TIME AND ON BUDGET

ARCO’s ability to provide creative solutions and improve a project’s financial performance is unmatched in the industry. We attribute this to our relentless pursuit of the best possible site and facility designs that are right for our customers and their businesses. In the early stages, we fearlessly challenge the status quo going beyond what is outlined in clients’ specifications. As an industry leading, national design-builder, our vast experience allows us to draw upon the knowledge we have gained from doing business coast to coast and apply it to the California market.

Because we utilize a design-build method that focuses on comprehensive due diligence, ARCO can act aggressively and serve as a partner to clients from project concept to completion. Having successfully constructed highly challenging projects for some of our largest clients, the ARCO Pacific Coast team is expertly capable of addressing a variety of market and facility and site-specific challenges unique to California.

SAMPLE PROJECTS

REYES HOLDINGS | HARBOR DISTRIBUTING

498,989 SF Beverage Distribution Facility | Huntington Beach, California

DR. PEPPER | SNAPPLE GROUP

860,171 SF Distribution Facility | Victorville, California

PERFORMANCE FOOD GROUP

190,000 SF Foodservice Distribution Facility | Gilroy, California

DIRECT RELIEF

157,000 SF Pharmaceutical Distribution Facility | Santa Barbara, California

LOCAL TRENDS & CHALLENGES ADDRESSED WITH UNMATCHED EXPERTISE

The highly competitive California market demands the most innovative overall solution for success. The rise and influence of e-commerce have resulted in an increased need for last-mile facilities near high-density urban areas such as Los Angeles and other metropolitan areas throughout the state. The scarcity of straightforward greenfield sites in these areas requires innovative solutions.

Because we utilize a design-build method that focuses on comprehensive due diligence, ARCO can act aggressively and serve as a partner to clients from project concept to completion. Having successfully constructed highly challenging projects for some of our largest clients, the ARCO Pacific Coast team is expertly capable of providing value-engineered solutions for a variety of facility and site-specific challenges such as those outlined in the following case study.

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SCANNELL PROPERTIES | FEDEX GROUND

276,580 SF Automated Sorting Facility | Los Angeles, California

The Challenge: Prime location site on existing landfill.

ARCO’s Design-Build Solution: Methane gas mitigation and detection system, building ventilation system, and deep dynamic compaction.

MARKET CHANGES OVERCOME WITH DESIGN-BUILD RETROFIT SOLUTIONS

As material and equipment pricing throughout the construction industry continues to rise at an unpredictable pace and supply chain interruptions remain, many companies that have seen consumer behavior-driven success and an increase in revenue are unable to add new facilities or expand existing assets.

By choosing to retrofit an existing facility, California owners can reap the benefits of design-build, firm lump sum construction pricing regardless of market volatility. ARCO is able to complete preliminary design during the proposal process, and the owner benefits now more than ever from the speed at which design-build delivery moves.

Our work in the proposal phase enables us to move quickly through the design and buyout phases to secure material pricing once a project is awarded. In normal circumstances, this is extremely beneficial for owners, but is now critical to overcome supply and demand disruptions.

ARCO’s extensive retrofit expertise in the California market, as well as nationwide, spans all industry types, including cold storage and food processing, hazardous storage, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and cleanroom and laboratories.

QUALITY CUSTOM DISTRIBUTION

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182,000 SF Foodservice Distribution Facility Retrofit

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155,992 SF Foodservice Distribution Facility Retrofit

ARCO has completed two retrofit projects in California for repeat client, Quality Custom Distribution. The projects included more than 100,000 SF of freezer/cooler space, cold docks, office spaces, and freon refrigeration systems. Additionally, ARCO’s design-build delivery allowed these projects to be delivered within an accelerated schedule.

RECENTLY COMPLETED

SCANNELL PROPERTIES  |  MILLIPORESIGMA

120,450 SF Hazardous Storage & Distribution Facility  |  Visalia, California

ARCO recently completed this hazardous storage and distribution facility for repeat developer client, Scannell Properties, and end-user, MilliporeSigma. Located in Visalia, California, the facility features six hazardous storage spaces with H2, H3, and H4 classifications, freezer/cooler space, and a 3,620 SF office.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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CONFIDENTIAL COLD STORAGE 3PL PROVIDER

124,216 SF Cold Storage Facility  |  Jurupa Valley, California

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CONFIDENTIAL FOOD DISTRIBUTOR

242,000 SF Cold Storage Facility Tenant Improvement | City of Industry, California

THE ARCO ADVANTAGE

ARCO’s project delivery method combines quality of design and construction, management of expense, and adherence to schedule into a single point of responsibility. As a result, our customers reap the benefit of total integration. Our team of design-build construction experts effectively gain an understanding of each client’s business and analyze the key components to reduce exposure and provide the best value to clients.

ARCO’s extensive preconstruction services address the crucial elements of a project in its earliest stages, allowing for decisions to be made with full knowledge of their impact on cost, schedule, and scope. Our unique design-build process removes the risk of overspending on design and construction by providing clients with a firm price proposal and yields an average overall delivery speed 33% faster than that of traditional plan-and-spec construction.

Additionally, ARCO’s design-build approach is unique in that we spend time up front completing preliminary design and soliciting subcontractor feedback to provide a firm, lump sum proposal for our best solution. This is done before any design dollars are spent, transferring the financial risk of the construction project away from the client and entirely to ARCO.

ARCO is recognized by Engineering News-Record as the #1 largest domestic builder of distribution and warehouse facilities in the United States, having built 47.4 million square feet worth $1.7 billion of industrial space for clients nationwide in 2020 alone. Contact us today to learn more about how we can provide creative solutions and alternatives to make your construction project feasible, regardless of complexity or scale.

READY TO EXPERIENCE A BETTER WAY TO BUILD?

Contact us at [email protected]. 

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