Advantages of a Design-Build Project

  • Singular Accountability
  • Quality
  • Enhanced Communication
  • Cost Savings
  • Time Savings
  • Early and Firm Cost Estimates
  • Value Based Project Feedback
  • Improved Risk Management


Design-build places full accountability for architecture, engineering, and construction in one set of hands. Although capable of providing project implementation under any methodology, C.D. Smith prefers the design-build methodology because it results in a shorter schedule, a more integrated and operationally efficient facility, lower costs, and a better overall value. We have extensive design-build experience across all of the marketplaces that we serve.