Design Build

As a Design-Build general contractor, Apple Tree utilizes the “team concept,” which provides the customer with the greatest control over quality, cost and scheduling.


This “team concept” method of project development brings all of the major participants -contractors, consultants, architect, engineer and customer – to the table at the beginning of the project to establish the initial concept for the job.


These participants continue to work as a team throughout the design, development and construction phases to ensure that the project is successfully completed to the initial specifications.

This chart demonstrates how the Design-Build method streamlines the building process and can “fast track” your project. While we’re applying for grading permits and working drawings are being finalized, foundations can be poured and decisions can be made about the building’s interior.

The benefits to be gained by utilizing the Design-Build process with your Butler Builder® include--