Design Build vs. Design Bid Build

Design Build vs. Design Bid Build

Design Build and Design Bid Build are two very different construction delivery methods used in today’s society. Design Build and Design Bid Build construction are differentiated in this article to highlight key components that compare and contrast each method. 


Design Build

  • Joint Venture between General Contractor and Designer                                               
    Design Builders have both parties within the same entity           
    making it much easier for the owner throughout project
  • One Point of Contact

The owner will only have to contact the design builder
for any project questions or concerns.

Simply eliminating the bidding process saves a significant
amount of time. Site preparation can begin prior to the finalization
of all building details.

Only one entity is held accountable if problems occur thus,
eliminating owner liability for design and construction issues.

Design builders have access to most recent construction costs
so designs are created with the most cost-effective materials
and methods.

Combining both

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