The  Journey and the Destination

Some may argue that how you build is as important, if not more important, than what you build. We believe each is equally as important: the journey and the destination. Delivering our clients a wide array of services is important to ensure the journey is set to your unique project delivery needs. The expertise of our teammates who deliver our services defines our operational excellence. The behaviors our experts exhibit during your building journey distinguishes our Relentless Allies.

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Our Services in Action


Resurrecting Buildings for Changing Communities

Cities across the country are experiencing three uniquely intersecting phenomena: aging historical landmark buildings, increased need for multifamily housing and decreased need for dedicated office spaces. At the convergence of all three, Balfour Beatty is leading the construction industry as a premier builder of adaptive reuse projects that accomplish our twofold goal: preparing our communities for new growth and preserving their historical character.

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Adaptive Reuse

Balfour Beatty’s Industry-Leading Aviation Approach

As one of the nation’s leading airport contractors, Balfour Beatty provides innovative services that add value and efficiency for all types of airports from regional, community-based hubs to large, urban international airports. Our industry-leading formula for success includes early alignment with our clients to thoroughly understand their definition of value and development of a solutions-based operations plan that achieves the goals of each project we undertake at each airport we serve.

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Building Unparalleled Hospitality and Entertainment Experiences

The hospitality and entertainment industries strive to provide unforgettable guest experiences. Every dollar, design detail and amenity in a hotel, convention center or amusement attraction project serves this end. For major hospitality flags, boutique resorts and one-of-a-kind theme parks, our industry-leading hospitality and entertainment experts leverage our extensive trade networks, comprehensive preconstruction and enhanced communication to create facilities that redefine luxury destinations.

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Delivery Methods

  • Alternative Delivery
  • Collaborative Project Delivery
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Management at-Risk
  • Construction Management Agency
  • Construction Management Multi Prime
  • Design-build
  • Design-build Contractor Led
  • General Contracting
  • Integrated Project Delivery
  • Lease Lease-Back
  • Operation and Maintenance
  • Preconstruction
  • Progressive Design-build
  • Public-Private Partnerships (P3)
  • Rail Inspection and Maintenance
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Services Overview

Depending on your project's unique needs, here is a sampling of the variety of services our teams can offer:

  • 2D, 3D, 4D, 5D Estimating Take-Offs
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Co-location
  • Commodities Price Indexing
  • Conceptual Estimating
  • Cloud-based Construction Toolbelt
  • Design-assist Turnkey Packages
  • Digital Documents
  • Energy Modeling
  • Immersive Experience Planning (virtual reality: 3D and 4D experiences)
  • Laser Scanning
  • Lean Delivery
  • Offsite Manufacturing and Prefabrication
  • Photogrammetry
  • Procurement Services
  • Program/Design Validation
  • Rapid Cost Modeling
  • Schedule Expediting / Pull Planning
  • Self-performance (certain trades and project types)
  • Site Logistics Modeling
  • SmartStart®
  • Sustainable Projects and Building Techniques
  • Target Value Design
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
  • Virtual Reality Modeling and Coordination
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Our teams utilize proven systems and tools that bring value to our clients and projects. Here is a sampling of technology used by our project teams:

  • ACC-Build
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Autocad
  • Autodesk Assemble
  • Autodesk BIM360
  • Autodesk Infraworks
  • Autodesk Navisworks
  • Autodesk Revit
  • Bluebeam
  • Bluebeam Studio
  • Bridgit
  • Building Connected
  • Civil 3D
  • CM Builder
  • Cura
  • Destini Estimator
  • Enscape
  • Fuzor
  • InSight
  • Lumion
  • OpenSpace
  • Plan Grid
  • P6-Primavera
  • Phoenix
  • PowerBI
  • Procore
  • SketchUp
  • Synchro
  • Twinmotion
  • Touch Plan
OpenSpace Lunch & Learn at National Landing


SmartStart® is Balfour Beatty’s propriety team alignment framework. Balfour Beatty is committed to building high-performing and unified project teams inclusive of all project stakeholders. SmartStart® begins with everyone’s unique perspectives in mind and formulates a strategy on how the project will be managed with shared objectives and goals. It’s transparent; it’s efficient; and best of all, it leverages the expertise of all stakeholders for the betterment of the project.


Developing a high-performance team by understanding and seeking agreed-upon expectations of team behaviors, values, governance/decision making criteria and milestone planning.

- Develop team dynamics through individual strength assessment
- Define Value
- Define system of governance
- Agree on decision making protocol

Collaborative Planning

Planning the construction processes and approach (such as scheduling, procurement, workflows and risk management) in an integrated way - involving all necessary parties.

- Engage the supply chain
- Understand and eliminate risk
- Explore options and opportunities
- Milestone planning
- Establish performance metrics
- Identify and remove constraints

Proactive Design

When we are heavily involved in design, we strategically find ways to add the most value during the design phase. This involves strategically informing the design through cost and constructability, and leveraging lean tools such as target value design and related techniques such as set-based design, choosing by advantages, A3s for options analysis, etc. that are integral to an effective and efficient design process.

- Set up target value design mechanisms
- Discover schedule and quality parameters
- Identify high performance building options
- Explore options for off-site manufacturing

Support System

Defining and managing information and interaction workflows such as colocation, facilitation, BIM execution planning / file sharing, contracts, incentives, and team health.

- Team health and awareness
- Communication methods and standards
- Information management
- Technology and information workflow
- Digital documentation strategy
- Training approach


Materials & Commodities Price Index

With deep knowledge of the markets in which we operate and strong supply chain relationships, we have developed a proprietary and client-focused Materials & Commodities Price Index. This index will aid in strategic, timely and cost-effective project decision-making. Please complete the form below to access the data.