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Leveraging Design-Build Services for the Hotel Industry

From simple exterior upgrades like painting or a new porte-cochere to an entire hotel brand conversion, Amerail has more than 30 years of design-build experience and understands exactly what the hotel industry needs.

We've successfully completed exterior hotel renovations for thousands of hotels throughout the country, led by skilled staff who have an intimate knowledge of all aspects of hotel design-build projects, from early stage architectural drawings through post-construction. 

Single source of accountability

The design-build approach provides a single source for your entire project.  In the classic design-bid-build method the owner must: Select an architect/designer, finalize the design, bid the project, select a contractor, and then act as an intermediary.  The design-build method fosters teamwork and lends itself to cooperation.  The relationship built during the design phase helps to ensure that the stage is set for a successful construction project.

Value Engineering

Discussing budget during the design phase (not waiting until the bids come in) helps to keep the projects within a realistic budget.  Communicating the cost implications of design decisions ensures that the owner plays a key role in arriving at the final project price.  Once the scope of work has been finalized, the project costs are clearly defined and controlled by the design/build firm.

Enhanced communication

Specific design and construction details are being developed throughout the entire process and the focus stays on owner “value”.  The communication benefits of working with a design professional and a construction expert at the same time ensures that potential problems are discovered before the project starts.

Faster project completion

Design build projects can be completed in a shorter amount of time because: Bid time is reduced, scheduling for the project can begin before the design is finalized, potential construction problems are uncovered early and enhanced communication keeps everything moving.

Quality Control

The design build method helps to remove ambiguity that may arise in material and construction specifications.  Since the designer, engineer and builder are from the same firm, the focus remains on protecting the client's interest.

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