A design-build contract is defined by a single point of contact and can offer time savings and other efficiencies, but it comes with potential drawbacks.
Design-build contracting has grown in popularity over the past 10+ years. Design-build concepts can include variations like turnkey, bridging, and design-build-warranty.
Companies like Metro who use a design-build process benefit their customers because the owner works with a single source. Using a design-build approach can save time, preserve budgets, and avoid project cost overruns. These contracts also facilitate partnerships among everyone working on a project.
We’re also happy to assume design-build duties later in the process, when our clients have already developed their overall branding and begun to develop conceptual signage ideas. We work our own magic to finesse concepts so that they meet the brand standards demanded by the signage program.
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