Design-Build process is a method of construction in which the design and construction of a building are contracted and controlled from one source – the Design-Builder. This allows a single point of accountability, thereby creating a more organized and controlled project.

The process helps prevent unnecessary delays in schedule and added construction costs due to unforeseen design discrepancies or conditions. As the Design-Builder, E.E. Reed is able to lower costs, control the schedule, and most importantly, establish clear lines of communication between all parties to ensure an effortless delivery. Advantages of the Design-Build process include:

  • Maintaining and achieving realistic project milestones and completion dates
  • Overlapping of design work, estimating and construction, saving as much as three months from project conception to start of construction
  • Limits Change Orders