Design-Build

The Design-Build method of building offers our clients the opportunity for Single-Source Responsibility for both design and construction services.

Utilizing the Design-Build process, the RKC Team is able to expedite the schedule and save weeks over the conventional design-bid-build process. The design and construction schedules can overlap and thereby save our clients time and money.

The Design-Build approach forms a Building Team relationship between the Owner, Design Team and General Contractor.

Benefits of the Building Team relationship include:

  • Team cooperation between Owner, Designer and Builder
  • Eliminates adversarial roles
  • More flexibility in design
  • Economical design through Value Engineering studies and cooperation
  • Early determination of budget costs to avoid “Bid Day Surprises.”
  • Avoids overlaps or omissions in bidding documents
  • Specialty contractors are pre-qualified for capability and performance
  • Early purchase of long lead time items, or items with pending price increases
  • Lower design fees
  • Earlier building occupancy