Contour Construction is a commercial contractor serving the needs of Owners, tenants, developers, and design professionals across the country. Since 2006 we have provided leading expertise in all aspects of planning, design, construction, building and maintenance. We are a technologically advanced and environmentally responsible construction company who serves as an advocate to our clients. Our team of highly motivated and skilled professionals sets out to create open communication, ensure safety and maintain a keen attention to detail for all projects we complete. It is our goal that every project remains under budget, ahead of schedule and exceeds expectations.
Prior to any substantial design work or construction our team provides initial project planning, permitting, estimating, cost analysis, value engineering, scheduling and feasibility. We focus on assisting owners, tenants, design professionals and brokers in site selection, existing condition assessments, market analysis, systems design, sustainability and overall project budget.
The most streamlined and best approach to construction projects. The owner contracts directly with us for design, engineering and construction services or we integrate into the established team under a single contract. By eliminating filters and barriers between the owner, design team, prime contractor, subcontractors and vendors, this method puts all parties on the “same side of the table,” to foster collaboration and teamwork. Decisions are made faster and more accurately, thus saving time and money.
The traditional method of contracting wherein, the owner hires a design team and a set of bid drawings are meticulously created. The project is then bid to multiple prime general contractors, usually with the intent of determining lowest cost. This arrangement is best suited for government and owner’s with a strong grasp of the concept that will be built. This method of service accounts for a large portion of the work we perform and we are well versed in maintaining strict adherence to plans, specifications and schedules through management of in-house as well as subcontracted work from start to finish.
As an advocate for the clients needs, we often step into the role of construction manager at the professional consulting capacity to offer the ultimate control of cost and time. The flexibility of CM projects allows for us to manage an owners direct hired forces, manage our own or a combination of both. This method is best utilized on projects of high complexity or many unknown conditions when construction expertise is needed for owner advocacy.
Principal / General Manger
Bringing 45 years of construction management experience to the company, Dean has done it all. With a wealth of knowledge and experience in everything from the most complex technical issue to labor relations and dispute mitigation, Dean is our guide and source for all things construction. When not grinding it out in the field, Dean enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, the Nationals and Redskins, and building strong community relationships.
“I’m too old and tired to lead but too smart to follow.” – W. Dean Parsell
Principal / Chief Operating Officer
With over 15 years of construction management experience and CM certification, Chris is dedicated to company success with strong ambition for quality and success. He’s dedicated to client needs and committed to building up employees. While his day to day work involves managing the company in office and in the field, Chris is an outdoorsman at heart. He enjoys developing his faith, his family, community, fishing, and camping.
“Opportunity is missed because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work” – Thomas Edison
We believe in and are passionate about strengthening our communities. Whenever possible, Contour Construction donates time, building materials and financial support to organizations or causes that are working hard for the promise of a brighter future.