Design-Build Project Delivery in Kansas City

Collaborate early for the best results.

The design-build project delivery method is a reliable, collaborative approach to your construction project.

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Design-Build is a common project delivery method that has grown more popular over the years due to its collaborative approach. The ability to integrate as one team marks a major difference between design-build and the more traditional design-bid-build delivery method.

When leveraging the design-build delivery method, a construction manager, trade partners and architects collaborate seamlessly toward a shared goal. Through constant communication, the team establishes a guaranteed maximum price early on to minimize the likelihood of pricing changes throughout the project. Design-Build also provides flexibility in overlapping project phases, resulting in a shortened schedule and enhanced overall value.

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At McCownGordon, assisting our customers takes top priority. We do everything possible to dispel any misconceptions and deliver a stress-free building process. In today’s market, an increasing percentage of construction projects choose the design-build delivery method.

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Cost and risk reduction.

1. Deliver Projects Faster

When leveraging the design-build approach, design and construction occur simultaneously, enabling the construction manager to offer real-time feedback to architects regarding cost and time considerations. In return, architects supply the construction team with progress drawings and information. This exchange facilitates swift targeting and understanding of potential plan changes later in the process for the entire team.

2. Save on Costs

The team chemistry between the owner, designer and builder fosters a decrease in cost per square foot, complemented by transparent contracting terms and lower initial contracted unit costs. The decline in cost growth correlates with these factors and the builder’s early engagement.

3. Reduce Risk to Owners

The nature of a single contract between the owner and a design-build construction team transfers the risk onto the design-build entity’s shoulders. In addition to this actual transfer of risk, the collaborative nature of design-build project delivery reduces risk through open communication and common goals. 

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Our Delivery Methods Analysis & Comparison Guide helps you gain a better understanding of each delivery method and find out which one can provide a better ROI and promote better stewardship for your project. Download the guide today!