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Design Bid Build

Design Bid Build

This method can be best described as the Owner hires an architect to design the project in its entirety, creating both a plan and specifications in fulfillment of the owner’s program requirements. The next step is to competitively bid the project to a select group of general contractors, or as open to all. After which the owner hires a general contractor. Project award is typically based on the lowest responsible bid as based on the plan and specifications provided.


  • Traditional delivery method
  • Single point of responsibility for construction
  • Complies with public bidding policy
  • Construction documents clearly define scope of work
  • Project cost established through bidding process

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