General Construction – Design Build – Project Management



Design-Build is becoming the delivery method of choice for construction projects because of rapid project delivery and total team coordination under one entity. According to a study done by FMI, “Design-build will comprise 44% of construction spending between 2018 and 2021. During this time, design-build construction spending will grow by 18% and reach over $320 billion.” Because Design-Builders aim to find you savings throughout design and construction, you’ll benefit from using a qualifications-based selection. That means you select the Design-Builder with the best credentials, experience, expertise and team. As efficiencies in all types of building projects help to keep… Continue reading

Design-Build: A Catalyst for Economic Development

by Marc Monteleone and Damon Thomas | Bowles Rice LLP In 1999, the West Virginia Legislature passed the Design-Build Procurement Act (“Act”), which is codified at Chapter 5, Article 22A of the West Virginia Code. Pursuant to the Act, all state departments, agencies, authorities, quasi-public corporations and all political subdivisions, including cities, counties, boards of education and public service districts, must comply with the Act when considering the use of design-build for an upcoming construction project. Under the “Design-Build” delivery system of construction in accordance with the Act, the design and construction are performed under a single contract between a… Continue reading