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Benefits Of Working With A Design And Build Contractor For Your Next Construction Project

Building a new home, office, or commercial space can be a big undertaking, no matter what size project you are working on. Working with a design and build contractor can take some of the stress out of the project, help streamline the process, and often reduce the time it takes to complete it. 

The Design Process

When you are working with a design and build contractor, you benefit from working directly with the contractor to create the design for your building. The contractor will often have an architect on staff, and you will meet with both of them to work on the design of the building you need. 

Because all of the design work is handled in-house, the communication between the architect, the contractor, and you is much smoother. This allows problems to be resolved quickly and efficiently. The design and build contractor will be able to make suggestions or talk to the architect during the design phase to alert them to things that could be a problem during construction. 

Project Management

When working with a design and build contractor, they will typically have a project manager who is also part of the company and will oversee the project. The project manager will work to keep the project processing on time and work to keep it on budget. 

When there is a concern, the project manager will be the person who will call you and discuss and pitfalls and offer solutions to get things back on track. They are also the point of contact for you during the project, so if you have a concern, you can contact the project manager, and they will talk to the architect, builder, or both to determine the best solution. 

One Contractor Start To Finish

One of the most significant benefits of working with a design and build contractor is that you do not have to deal with anyone else. From the time you start the project until the end of the construction, the contractor will oversee and organize everything. Any subcontractors that need to be involved in the project are hired through the design and build firm, so you never need to try and determine what is required or when. 

The entire project, from the site survey and preparation, to the design, construction, and even the interior decor, can be handled by one company. When the process works correctly, the contractor will take on the job and walk you through every step of the process and be there until the day they hand you the keys to the building. 

While this service may not be suitable for everyone, it can be great for people that are busy and don't have time to have the building designed, have the site prepped, and hire a general contractor to oversee the construction.