Cost Control

Keeping Costs Down

Keeping Costs Down

As soon as we are involved, KDW will canvas numerous subcontractors and vendors who may qualify to provide their services to your project. We've developed substantial relationships with major subcontractors and vendors all over Texas and beyond, and each has repeatedly shown confidence in our abilities to manage and supervise any project. Subcontractor agreements could represent as much as 85% of your total project cost, so our focus is always to generate as much interest as possible for your project.

Our database of previous job costs is used to compare bidding contracts. Should the low bid be over budget, we determine where the differences are and take one of the following courses of action:

  • Request that the contractor take another look at their bid
  • Reject their bid and negotiate with the next bidder
  • Reject all bids and re-bid the division of work in question
  • Self-perform if it is within our capabilities


KDW Utilizes:

  • Timberline Estimating
  • Timberline Project Management
  • Timberline Construction Accounting


Each are designed and integrated to achieve maximum results in project management and cost control. The systems accommodate multi-user, multi-projects, and are client/server database products that help track information and documents beginning with our pre-construction services and continue through post-construction services. Once your project is estimated, it will be automatically interfaced with management and followed by accounting. With all data centrally stored and organized, we can provide real-time information for our managers and accountants to keep your project on time and within budget.

Throughout the different phases of construction, one thing impressed us the most was your focus in honoring your commitments. Secondly, The art of making a very complex project simple is a concept you have gracefully mastered.  We not only made the right choice with KDW we found a new partner.

Evan Barnett

General Manager

Typhoon Texas

JDR recently partnered with KDW on a build to suit lease for a purpose designed facility to support the growing needs of our expanding business. We could not have been more pleased with the support from their team and the seamless process from the front-end conceptualization phase to the final walkthrough. The integrated model KDW utilizes ensured that the end result met our business needs in line with the agreed budget. I would recommend KDW to anyone considering a new facility project due to their straightforward approach and outstanding level of service.

Brian Davis

General Manager

JDR Cable Systems

When Goya realized the need for a large facility capable of heavy production, we knew KDW would be our designs/builder and Houston would be our home. This is our second project in 6 years with KDW and the Goya team considers the KDW team part of our extended family."

Evelio Fernandez

Vice President

Goya Foods

KDW was the best choice for our Design-Build we could ever make. From early on, they guided us through this enormous process of defining and designing the perfect building for our needs. Their expertise and experience makes it easy to make the necessary decisions to get the job done and deliver on time the best results possible – the perfect building to grow our business!

Florian Schiller

MAN Diesel

People make the company.  The folks at KDW are talented, professional, friendly, and second to none.  In spite of the full book of business they keep, I never once felt like my calls were ignored, rushed, or unimportant.  Architects, project managers, superintendents.....they were all top-notch.  Our design/build experience with KDW exceeded all our expectations.

Jeff Olchesky

Pine Cove

The work and craftsmanship executed by the KDW team is truly inspiring and remarkable.They have a way of making what seems nearly impossible, possible and turning your dream into a reality. Their ability to adapt and meet strict deadlines will astonish you. They were an integral part to the true success of our construction phase and allowed us to become the Premier Water Park in Austin.

Ty Weitzel

General Manager

Typhoon Texas - Austin

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KDW | Design. Build. Beyond.

Houston Office

5858 Westheimer, Suite 150, Houston, TX 77057

Phone: 713-541-5070 | Fax: 713-541-5072

East Texas Office

312 Old Tyler Road, Nacogdoches, TX 75961

Phone: 936-564-3329 | Fax: 936-569-7544