Upfront Budget Commitment  

As a true design-builder, we have in-house design and engineering experts that are dollarizing decisions, procuring long lead items early and ensuring the design meets your vision. We then commit to a budget upfront.

Optimized Risk Transfer  

Unlike the traditional design-bid-build GC approach, ARCO manages all the risk of a project once a contract is signed. You can breathe easy knowing the risk of schedule delays, design changes or cost increases are all handled.

Single Point of Contact  

You establish one contract with one entity (us) who is then responsible for the entire project. This protects you from miscommunication, fee overlaps, and delays that often arise when contracting with multiple vendors. ARCO assumes complete ownership and accountability for the process, mitigating potential issues of having multiple designers and contractors in the kitchen.

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Design-Build = Construction Made Easy

“Design-Build” is a term that often gets misused. It’s not a buzz word on a contractor’s website that yields the same results. A true design-builder offers a one-stop shop for engineering, architecture, solar, MEP design and construction. At ARCO/Murray, we’re fierce believers in design-build not only because it simplifies the construction process for our clients, but also because it allows us to streamline the overall schedule, procure faster and provide value-added solutions upfront, as compared to the traditional design-bid-build model.

Cost and speed matter, especially in a competitive industrial market, and that’s why the design-build construction method has seen 600% growth since 2002. So, whether you are looking to build an industrial development from the ground-up or renovate an existing facility, ARCO/Murray offers a complete, in-house design-build solution that keeps your project on time and on budget.


Conversions of Former Retail & Industrial Sites into Aviation Mechanic Schools with a Hangar, Workshop & Warehouse

65,000-140,000 SF

Chicago, Illinois & Teterboro, New Jersey

Quality Pasta

Food Production Facility & Office TI Buildout in an Industrial Park Built by ARCO

90,000 SF

Merrillville, Indiana


Co-Warehousing & Office Concept Providing Scalable Shipping and Productivity Space

100,000-130,000 SF

National Client


Tire Storage & Distribution Facility TI Buildout in an Industrial Complex Previously Constructed by ARCO

252,000 SF

Channahon, Illinois


Industrial Kitchen, Freezer/Cooler, Meat Prep Space, Office & Distribution Center

140,000 SF

Salt Lake City, Utah

Expeditors International at Bridge Point

Class-A Speculative Park Turned Build-to-Suit for a Global Logistics Company

690,000 SF

Melrose Park, Illinois

CEVA Logistics at Bridge Point

Class-A Speculative Park Turned Build-to-Suit for an International Freight and Logistics Company

700,000 SF

Melrose Park, Illinois

Project Spotlight with National Multisite Client Crow Holdings...

Get an inside look at the Silos in Merrillville, Indiana – a 1.27M SF speculative development with multiple tenant buildouts for a full turnkey industrial solution.

Why Clients Choose ARCO

“I have nothing but good things to say about my experience with ARCO/Murray thus far. Several descriptors that come to mind are professional, responsible, and flexible. ARCO is detail-oriented in both cost and schedule projections and delivers projects on time. They take ownership, especially when working closely with key project stakeholders, and provide a single-point-of-contact to streamline communication.”  


Why Clients Choose ARCO

“There were so many details, and it was such a large scope that we needed more horsepower. We came to ARCO, and I don’t ever remember hearing ‘that’s not us.’ It was always ‘yes, we can do it,’ and ‘yes, we’ll help you with that.’ It really enabled us to the run the company and not have to worry about subcontractors and who’s here and when.” 


Why Clients Choose ARCO

Never in my 20 years of working on construction projects has a project run more smoothly or professionally. It was a pleasure to work with the ARCO/Murray team. I really appreciate all of the hard work and great Friday cookouts.” 


Why Clients Choose ARCO

“The appointment of ARCO reinforces our commitment to being a world leader in the medical PPE manufacturing space. ARCO is one of the largest design-build general contractors in the United States and offers the strength and national presence required for a project of our size and complexity.”

Supermax Healthcare

Why Clients Choose ARCO

We interviewed several companies for the design-build of our facility. ARCO/Murray was proactive from the start in understanding our unique needs as an aviation mechanical training school and how we could work with the city to expedite the project timeline. They had a strategic procurement and permitting plan in place to hit our aggressive target date.”

Aviation Institute of Maintenance

What Industrial Users Should Think About While Planning to Expand

Tiffany Barker, a Certified Professional Engineer and Crain’s Chicago 2023 Notable Woman in STEM, uses her background in preconstruction management to explain what users should focus on when scouting potential spaces or renovating existing ones.