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Ollie's Bargain Warehouse Rendering

When Ollie’s Bargain Outlet aimed to scale operations through a new 615,000 SF distribution center, the first crucial decision was picking the perfect site. For facility managers and end-users considering an expansion, this case study shines a light on why ARCO Design/Build is your go-to partner for delivering value from day one.

A Human-Centric Approach to Identifying Potential Sites:

The ARCO Design/Build team becomes an extension of your own, underlining our philosophy that we build more than just buildings; we build relationships. Together with Ollie’s, we crafted a multidisciplinary team of experts, local and national, for an exhaustive site selection process. We listened to the local economic councils and also to the pulse of Ollie’s own operational needs, ensuring every potential site wasn’t just viable but optimal.

Value Highlight: National Reach. Local Expertise. At ARCO Design/Build, we bring the best of both worlds to your project.

Due Diligence – Where Expertise Meets Integrity:

Painstaking attention to detail is our forte. Coordinating with a renowned national brokerage firm, we led the charge on due diligence, conducting geotechnical evaluations, Phase 1 environmental audits, and sharp site plan conceptualizations for the top contenders.

Value Highlight: Experience a Better Way to Build. Our comprehensive in-house capabilities mean that we foresee challenges before they become problems, mitigating risks and laying a rock-solid foundation for your project.

Comprehensive Analysis – Tailored Solutions, Better Outcomes:

We’re not about one-size-fits-all. We focused on front-end value and early risk transfer to provide Ollie’s with a fully customized, rigorously analyzed set of site options. Our team collaborated with corporate incentives specialists to ensure Ollie’s could maximize state and local tax benefits, further enhancing the project’s ROI.

Value Highlight: The Design Build Experts. Our customer-centric, design-build approach ensures that every aspect of your project aligns with your objectives, from fiscal feasibility to timeline requirements.

Results – Setting the Gold Standard:

  • $11 Million in Cost Savings: Our early involvement and diligent site selection played a significant role.
  • Risk Mitigation: Proactive problem-solving kept the project on track.
  • Optimized Schedule: A streamlined yet robust process kept us on deadline.
  • Exceptional Customer Experience: Our commitment to client relationships drove us to exceed expectations at every turn.

Value Highlight: The #1 Design-Build Construction Company in the US by Building+Design Magazine. When you work with ARCO Design/Build, you’re not just building a project; you’re building a future.

For those looking to navigate the complexities of industrial expansion, this case study demonstrates that ARCO Design/Build isn’t just a vendor but a value-adding partner. Engage us early in your project, and leverage a one-stop solution crafted to align perfectly with your unique business goals. Experience the ARCO difference, where we build the buildings that keep America going.