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Commercial | ARCO/MURRAY
ARCO/MURRAY OVERSEES THE CONSTRUCTION OF A LUXURY MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT IN CHICAGO.
takes pride in its
ability to fully comprehend a
RCO/Murray was founded in
1992 with the idea that construction should be an enjoyable and beneficial process for
its associates and customers. The company
became the 27th-largest design/build
general contractor in the United States by
having the presence of a national builder
while still providing the personalized attention of a smaller company.
"Having constructed more than 3,000
projects in more than 45 states and Canada,
we have developed a wealth of knowledge
and industry specific expertise to provide
innovative design, creative solutions and
uncompromising quality," the company
says. "More than 75 percent of ARCO's annual revenue comes from repeat clients."
The Downers Grove, Ill.-based company
prides itself on excellence when it comes to
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* Headquarters: Downers Grove, Ill.
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"Clear lines of communication
and our ability to take total
ownership of e task at hand
allow our clients to focus on
doing what ey do best."
its employees, ability to fully comprehend
project scope and dedication to safety,
quality, value and schedule. Its core values
are to treat people fairly and do the right
thing, understand its customers' businesses and solve their problems, be positive,
upbeat and have fun, as well as create
opportunities for individual, financial
success based on merit.
"ARCO's approach results in reduced risk
and exposure for our clients," the firm says.
"Clear lines of communication and our ability to take total ownership of the task at hand
allow our clients to focus on doing what
they do best: managing their business."
Start to Finish
During the pre-construction feasibility
stage, ARCO/Murray focuses on the concept
and budget. It discusses expectations and
additional requirements, as well as conducts
a regulatory and legal examination of the
project. During planning and development,
the company performs a project and cost
analysis, providing estimates to its clients.
Customers benefit from this stage by realizing costs early on and how to mitigate risk.
While in the construction phase of the
project, ARCO/Murray provides weekly