Case Study: Dallas Center-Grimes Middle School

Case Study Summary

The Dallas Center-Grimes Middle School project was bid in two different delivery systems: Construction Management Agency and Design-Bid-Build.

Using the Design-Bid-Build system saved the school $1,022,277.

≈ $ 1 M
Saved by Using Design-Bid-Build

Summary Comparison

Construction Management Bid Packages
Total of CM Pkgs
$14,281,721
Alt.#1
$455,229
Alt.#3
$24,265
Alt.#5
$96,200
Alt.#8
$12,808
Alt.#11
$90,678
Alt.#12
$7,776
Alt.#13
$214,000
Subtotal
$15,182,677
Architect Fees
$916,569
CM Fees
$1,327,300
Total
$17,426,546
Design-Bid-Build
Total of General Bid
$14,460,000
Alt.#1
$498,000
Alt.#3
$53,000
Alt.#5
$88,000
Alt.#8
$12,700
Alt.#11
$104,000
Alt.#12
$12,000
Alt.#13
$260,000
Subtotal
$15,487,700
Architect Fees
$916,569
CM Fees
$0
Total
$16,404,269
$ 900000
Design-Bid-Build saved ≈ $1 Million