Design/bid/build is the traditional project delivery system, where the designer prepares detailed plans and specifications for a project. These contract documents are put out to bid and the contractor is selected based on the lowest bid. All contractors are bidding on the same project. The owner has two separate contracts: one for design and another…

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Project Delivery Method

A project delivery method is the owners’ initial game plan for turning their needs and wants into an actual structure or facility. It determines how the owner gets pricing, how a team to do the work is hired, and how all work together.


Design/build is the project delivery system where a single entity is responsible for providing both design and construction services to the owner. The owner has only one contract for the complete delivery of the project. The design/builder is solely responsible for meeting the owner’s needs and expectations as required by the project contract documents. As…

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Teaming Up Through Design-Build Projects

Over the years, the team at Coastal Structures has been fortunate enough to work with Tych & Walker Architects on a number of projects throughout the Grand Strand. Tych & Walker is a full service architectural firm based out of Pawleys Island. With more than 20 years of experience, they have a seasoned awareness of…

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Coastal Structures Shows Continued Support for Tidelands Health Foundation at Smith Medical Clinic Gala on April 22

GEORGETOWN, S.C., April 20, 2018 – Coastal Structures, a leading commercial and industrial construction firm serving the South Carolina Lowcountry, is honored to show continued support for the Tidelands Health Foundation as a sponsor of the Smith Medical Clinic Gala on Sunday, April 22. The annual gala will be held at Frank’s Outback for an…

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How To Choose the RIGHT Contractor For the Job

In a sea of new construction companies, it can be hard to find a skillful and reliable contractor that is right for your business or organization. As a trusted construction leader throughout the Low Country and Grand Strand, we made a checklist of “must-haves” to assist in your search to find the contractor that is…

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Coastal Structures Supports Tidelands Health Foundation as Title Sponsor for Charity Golf Tournament on March 26, 2018

GEORGETOWN, S.C., March 22, 2018 – Coastal Structures, a leading commercial and industrial construction firm serving the South Carolina Lowcountry, is pleased to be the title sponsor of the Tidelands Health Foundation Golf Third Annual Charity Golf Tournament. Held on March 26, 2018, proceeds from this tournament will help support programs that benefit the community’s…

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Coastal Structures – Benefits of Specialty Concrete

At Coastal Structures, we always strive to provide excellent services to our clients, including specialty services that many other construction companies cannot provide. With benefits like longevity, high performance and durability, using Specialty Concrete is not only a great choice when quality is concerned, but it also has the capabilities to turn your project into…

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Coastal Structures 2017 Projects – A Look Back

Looking back at 2017, we have been fortunate to have worked on some pretty amazing projects along the Grand Strand, Georgetown and Charleston, South Carolina. From restaurants and financial buildings to health care and industrial complexes, we have thoroughly enjoyed working with our talented colleagues and clients and look forward to what 2018 has in…

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How To Prepare Your Business for Hurricanes and Tropical Weather

With hurricane season still a threat to the east coast, it’s important to be extra cautious with your business in order to maintain the integrity of its infrastructure. Winds of a hurricane can reach upwards of 156 mph and, based on where your company is located, could mean bad news for your buildings. Turn to…

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