Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 100
Commercial | GARCO CONSTRUCTION
GARCO PROVIDES COMPLETE
SERVICES FROM CONCEPTION TO
ince its founding in 1978, Garco
Construction has grown to be one
of the largest general contractors
in the Inland Northwest. For 40
years, the Spokane, Wash.-based company
has not only prided itself on its ability to
"mold and develop" along with the industry,
but also provide its clients with high-quality buildings.
Garco has completed work throughout
the United States from Alaska to Louisiana.
Its services include design/build, commercial, educational, industrial, automotive
dealership and military construction. Garco
also self-performs concrete, carpentry and
steel erection on all of its projects.
"In addition to self-performing 25 to 30
percent of the work, we also own one of the
largest fleets of construction equipment
in the Inland Northwest," Garco says. "This
allows us the opportunity to provide the
highest-quality product on time and within budget.
"At Garco, we not only provide quality
construction, but also in-house design
services," the company continues. "Our staff
is poised to provide complete construction
services from design through to construction. We employ a registered architect, CAD
technicians and project managers experienced in design/build projects.
Administrative staff members and field
employees support these individuals,
Garco adds. "The team we have assembled
guarantees our clients with the highest-level service and excellence in construction,"
Garco's project management team is
trained to manage projects, which ensure its
clients receive an on-time project on budget.
"Due to the diverse capabilities of our staff,
we have the ability to provide complete services from the conceptual phase of a project
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ities to complete a range of project
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all the way through to the completion of the
warranty period," Garco notes.
The company adds that its expertise with
state-of-the-art estimating systems allows it
to assist a design team in the development,
review, soliciting and analysis of bid packages for the various subcontractors.
"During the construction phase our services include submittal procedures, quality
control, contract administration, change
order processing and review, and complete
closeout documentation along with many
other day-to-day requirements of managing a successful project," Garco says.
Culture of Safety
Garco works diligently to maintain a safe
and healthy work environment for its
* HQ: Spokane, Wash.
* Employees: 300
* Specia y: General contractor
"The team we have assembled
guarantees our clients wi e
highest-level ervice and excellence in construction."
- Garco Construction
employees and subcontractors. Its goal is
a zero incident rate. To ensure that safety
is a top priority, all Garco superintendents
and foremen receive in-house and outside
continuing education of current safety
procedures and OSHA regulations.
In addition, each new employee at Garco
receives a complete orientation from their