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Office: 770.541.1700 Fax: 770.541.1699
380 Interstate North Parkway SE
Suite 210 • Atlanta, GA 30339
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Office: 704.856.3056
2137 South Boulevard
Suite 200 • Charlotte, NC 28203
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Office: 281.310.8900
5424 Katy Freeway
Suite 200 • Houston, TX 77007
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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
816 N. Hwy A1A
Suite 301 • Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
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Office: 919.573.9824
4000 Westchase Blvd
Suite 450 • Raleigh, NC 27607
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Office: 901.440.4711
6363 Poplar Avenue
Suite 240 • Memphis, TN 38119
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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. ARCO Design/Build Houston provides the strength and expertise of a multi-billion dollar design-build construction firm while offering the personal service and attention to detail of a local company.

Established in 2015, the Houston based ARCO team, led by CEO Eric Safko and President John Atcheson, has made their mark in the construction industry as a design-build leader in Texas serving clients on a local, regional and nationwide basis.

ARCO is a full-service design-build 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 design/build 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 design/build construction process.

We go where you grow!

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


Office: 281.310.8900 • Fax: 281.310.8901
5424 Katy Freeway • Suite 200 • Houston, TX 77007
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Who We Are 1

ARCO Houston Leaders


Eric Safko

ARCO Design/Build Houston

Hometown: Plainfield, IL

College/Degree: Marquette University, Civil Engineering

Experience: 13 years of service as a design/build general contractor in the commercial construction industry concentrating on light industrial, distribution centers, manufacturing, cold storage and offices for both new construction and tenant improvements. Started the ARCO Design/Build Southwest office in Houston, TX.

Other Activities: Traveling, golfing, fishing and spending time with friends and family.


John Atcheson

ARCO Design/Build Houston

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

College/Degree: Georgia Southern University, Construction Management with Minor in Business and Law

Experience: 10+ years in the construction and real estate development industry concentrating in light industrial, distribution, manufacturing, cold storage, and speculative development.

Other Activities: Board member of the Association of Real Estate Professionals (ACRP), Committee member of the National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAIOP), and a supporting sponsor associate of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR). In spare time enjoys traveling, running, biking, being outdoors, and spending time with his friends and family.