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Office: 770.541.1700
380 Interstate North Parkway SE
Suite 210 • Atlanta, GA 30339
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Office: 443.917.4900
5950 Symphony Woods Road
Suite 609 • Columbia, MD 21044
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Office: 843.867.2242
25 Calhoun Street
Suite 270 • Charleston, SC 29401
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Office: 704.856.3056
2100 South Tryon Street
Suite 205 • Charlotte, NC 28203
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Office: 281.310.8900
1235 North Loop West
Suite 1200 • Houston, TX 77008
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Office: 317.308.2700 Fax: 317.308.2701
325 S. Alabama Street
Suite 200 • Indianapolis, IN 46204
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Office: 904.539.9766
820 N. Hwy A1A
Suite W18 • Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
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Office: 901.440.4711
6363 Poplar Avenue
Suite 240 • Memphis, TN 38119
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New York

Office: 914.821.5527
44 S Broadway
Suite 1003 • White Plains, NY 10601
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Office: 610.234.0070
200 N. Warner Road
Suite 430 • King of Prussia, PA 19406
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Office: 804.215.3306
3440 W Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23230
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Salt Lake City

Office: 385.479.9753
155 North 400 West
Suite 310 • Salt Lake City, UT 84103
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Office: 919.573.9824
4000 Westchase Blvd
Suite 450 • Raleigh, NC 27607
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Design-Build Construction Leaders

ARCO Design/Build is a leader in the commercial construction industry with offices in all major markets and hundreds of associates nationwide. The ARCO Design/Build Charleston division provides the strength and expertise of a multi-billion dollar designbuild construction firm while offering the personal service and attention to detail of a local company. 

Established in 2021, the Charleston based ARCO team, led by Division Manager Chris Nonneman, has made their mark in the construction industry as a designbuild leader in South Carolina serving clients on a local, regional and nationwide basis. 

ARCO is a full-service designbuild general contracting firm recognized as an industry leader offering a turnkey approach to commercial construction concentrating on light industrial, distribution centers, manufacturing, cold storage, pharmaceutical, self-storage and offices for both new construction and tenant improvements. 

Our team capitalizes on the designbuild approach to streamline the design and construction process to reduce and control costs, expedite schedules and limit risks for our clients. With our experienced team of superintendents, architects and engineers lead by our project management staff, ARCO provides a one-point of contact solution to the designbuild construction process. 

We go where you grow!

Let’s discuss your next design-build project and how our ARCO team can help you.  


Office: 843.867.2242
25 Calhoun Street • Suite 270 • Charleston, SC 29401

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ARCO Charleston Leaders


Joe Matthews

ARCO Design/Build Charleston

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

College/Degree: Clemson University, Construction Science Management

Experience: 20+ years, with a deep knowledge of industrial projects serving various industries from light manufacturing to speculative development.

Other Activities: Hunting, fishing, and spending time with his wife and three sons.


Eric Thompson

ARCO Design/Build Charleston

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

College/Degree: Middle Tennessee State University

Experience: 17+ years in the construction industry

Other Activities: Running, traveling, camping, and spending time with his wife and two children

Phone: 704.249.7348



Jake Stefan

Vice President
ARCO Design/Build Charleston

Hometown: Chicago, IL

College/Degree: Marquette University, Civil Engineering

Experience: 21 years, with a deep knowledge of industrial projects serving various industries from food and pharmaceutical distribution to e-commerce and speculative development.

Other Activities: Senior crew leader for Atlanta Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, distinguished clown for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, active member of the Construction Engineering Advisory Board, Senior design mentor, guest lecturer, coop engineering education employer (Marquette), and spending time with his wife and two sons.


Chris Nonneman

Division Manager
ARCO Design/Build Charleston

Hometown: Norcross, GA

College/Degree: Georgia Institute of Technology, Civil Engineering

Experience: Four years in the design-build commercial construction industry.

Other Activities: Playing sports, doing projects around the house, building furniture, trying new restaurants.


Tim Hefferon

Director of Business Development
ARCO Design/Build Charleston

Hometown: Armonk, NY

College/Degree: Marquette University. Bachelors of Science in Construction Engineering Management with a Minor in Business Administration.

Experience: Joined the ARCO team as a co-op where Tim developed excellent relationships with clients that led to his current role in leading business development for Charleston, specializing in speculative development, cold storage, office, self-storage and light manufacturing.

Other Activities:  Getting outside, playing sports, traveling, and coaching lacrosse.