Design-Build is an alternative to the traditional hard bid project delivery method. Under the hard bid approach, design and construction services are split into separate entities, separate contracts, separate work that the project owner needs to manage. This separation of entities can oftentimes cause tension and finger-pointing through the construction process, which most often ends up with change orders and increased costs for the project owner.
A Design-Build with PDC helps ensure the success of both horizontal and vertical construction projects with superior results – no matter what the project type. Consider this flow chart and see the considerable amount of management that an owner must supervise through the traditional hard bid process