Why has there been increasing interest in the Progressive Design Build (PDB) project delivery method? What is PDB? And why is PDB being heavily promoted by companies that provide Design-Build (DB) services? In both DB and PDB the owner contracts with a private entity to design and build the project.
The conventional approach to deliver projects is the design-bid-build (DBB) method where a designer prepares the project documents and contractors submit bids for constructing the project. The low bidder gets the job, builds it and the owner operates it. Frustrated with dealing with low bidders, cos
Thinking about using an alternative project delivery approach such as Design-Build (DB) or Design-Build-Operate (DBO) for your next project? Here are some key questions to address in making that decision: Do local laws allow it? Review local laws because they may restrict the type and size of projec