Distribution and Design Build: Speed to Market
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August 4, 2020

Distribution and Design Build: Speed to Market

Make-A-Wish and Dacon came together to build a boy’s dream of creating a virtual reality geodome for his school. The project caught the eye of Mortarr, the design inspiration website, winning the Do-Gooder award.

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This year, Greater Boston's warehouse and distribution sector grew 384.2%, delivering 2.3MSF of new space versus 475,000 SF in 2019 (Source: Colliers Boston Q2 Data). Driven by e-commerce adoption and localized inventory movement, investments in this sector fuel operational efficiency and competitive edge. This case study examines:

- Greater Boston's projected warehouse and distribution growth through 2025.

- How design build delivered a 46% time reduction across a $30MM distribution facility project.

- The realization of $1.7MM in savings. Expedition of 25 permits, saving 3 months of regulatory down time.

- Assured performance through collaboration, not competitive bidding.‍

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