The Beck Group

The Beck Group
Type: Private
Founded: State of Texas (1912)
Headquarters: Dallas, Texas
Motto: Better Buildings, Better Built!
Key people: Managing Directors:Henry C. (Peter) Beck III, CEO
Mark Collins
Kip Daniel
Rick del Monte
Sam Ellison
Joe Flores
Jim Gettman
Paul Higgins
Mark House
Brad Phillips
Mike Webster
Employees: 500-plus (Nationwide) (2009)
Website: www.beckgroup.com

The Beck Group is a full-service builder that offers architecture, construction, real estate development and sustainable design and consulting, as well as finance and technology services. The company is based in Dallas, Texas
Dallas, Texas
Dallas is the third-largest city in Texas and the ninth-largest in the United States. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the largest metropolitan area in the South and fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States...

 and also has offices in Atlanta, Austin
Austin, Texas
Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of :Texas and the seat of Travis County. Located in Central Texas on the eastern edge of the American Southwest, it is the fourth-largest city in Texas and the 14th most populous city in the United States. It was the third-fastest-growing large city in...

, Denver, Fort Worth, Houston, Mexico City
Mexico City
Mexico City is the Federal District , capital of Mexico and seat of the federal powers of the Mexican Union. It is a federal entity within Mexico which is not part of any one of the 31 Mexican states but belongs to the federation as a whole...

, San Antonio, and Tampa
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The Beck Group was founded as a general contractor in Houston in 1912 and opened its Dallas office in 1924. Starting in the 1990s the construction company started adding other services, such as design and real estate development. They also began to develop a proprietary software which would provide immediate costs for buildings as they were modeled in the schematic design phase. In 1999, the company merged with Urban Architecture, a regional design firm. Presently, the company is headquartered in the Arts District of Downtown Dallas
Downtown Dallas
Downtown Dallas is the Central Business District in Dallas, Texas USA, located in the geographic center of the city. The area termed "Downtown" has traditionally been defined as bounded by the downtown freeway loop: bounded on the east by I-345 Downtown Dallas is the Central Business District...

 at the Southwestern Life Insurance Building designed by George Dahl.

The Beck Group serves a wide range of industries, including corporate, healthcare, entertainment, religious, and education, with sustainability as an emphasis. They also provide services based on the use of their software product, D-Profiler and also offer it as a product for purchase.

Notable Projects by The Beck Group

  • AT&T
    AT&T Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications corporation headquartered in Whitacre Tower, Dallas, Texas, United States. It is the largest provider of mobile telephony and fixed telephony in the United States, and is also a provider of broadband and subscription television services...

     Pinnacle Park – Dallas, Texas (Integrated: Architecture, Construction, Development)
  • One Atlantic Center
    One Atlantic Center
    One Atlantic Center, also known as IBM Tower, is a skyscraper located in Midtown Atlanta. It is the third-tallest in Atlanta, reaching a height of with 50 stories of office space. It was completed in 1987 and remained the tallest building in Atlanta until 1992, when it was surpassed by the Bank...

     – Atlanta, Georgia (Construction)
  • Baylor University
    Baylor University
    Baylor University is a private, Christian university located in Waco, Texas. Founded in 1845, Baylor is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.-History:...

     Sciences Building – Waco, Texas (Integrated: Construction, Development Management)
  • Disney Corporate Headquarters – Burbank, California (Construction)
  • Duke University
    Duke University
    Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. In 1924, tobacco industrialist James B...

     Basketball Practice Facility – Durham, North Carolina (Integrated: Architecture, Construction, Programming)
  • The Domain – Austin, Texas (Construction)
  • Fellowship Church
    Fellowship Church
    Fellowship Church is an evangelical Christian megachurch located in Grapevine, Texas, a suburb of Fort Worth, that is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. FC is one of the largest and fastest-growing churches in the United States, with an estimated attendance exceeding 20,000...

     - Grapevine, Texas (Construction of the original main facility and the bookstore expansion; in addition, Beck also renovated the facility now hosting its Downtown Dallas campus)
  • Fidelity Investments
    Fidelity Investments
    FMR LLC or Fidelity Investments is an American multinational financial services corporation one of the largest mutual fund and financial services groups in the world. It was founded in 1946 and serves North American investors. Fidelity Ventures is its venture capital arm...

     Regional Center – Westlake, Texas (Construction)
  • Firewheel Town Center – Garland, Texas (Integrated: Architect of Record, Construction)
  • Fountain Place
    Fountain Place
    Fountain Place is a 60-story late-modernist skyscraper in the Arts District in downtown Dallas, Texas. Standing at a structural height of , it is the fifth-tallest in Dallas, and the 15th-tallest in Texas.-Design:...

     – Dallas, Texas (Construction)
  • Hunt Corporate Headquarters – Dallas, Texas (Architecture)
  • Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art – Los Angeles, California (Construction)
  • Mary Kay
    Mary Kay
    Mary Kay, Inc. is a privately held company that sells skin care and cosmetics products. Mary Kay World Headquarters is located in Addison, Texas, United States, a Dallas suburb. Mary Kay Ash founded Mary Kay Inc. on Friday, September 13, 1963...

     Headquarters – Dallas, Texas (Construction)
  • The Nasher Sculpture Center
    Nasher Sculpture Center
    Opened in 2003, the Nasher Sculpture Center is a museum in Dallas, Texas that houses a collection of modern and contemporary sculpture. It is located on a site adjacent to the Dallas Museum of Art in the heart of the Dallas Arts District...

     – Dallas, Texas (Integrated: Associate Architect of Record, Construction)
  • RadioShack
    RadioShack Corporation   is an American franchise of electronics retail stores in the United States, as well as parts of Europe, South America and Africa. As of 2008, RadioShack reported net sales and operating revenues of $4.81 billion. The headquarters of RadioShack is located in Downtown...

     Headquarters – Fort Worth, Texas (Construction)
  • Southlake Town Square
    Southlake Town Square
    Southlake Town Square is an open-air shopping mall in the Fort Worth suburb of Southlake, Texas developed by Cooper & Stebbins. The shopping center opened in 1999 and includes a Barnes & Noble, Hilton Hotel and Harkins Theatres...

     – Southlake, Texas (Integrated: Architect of Record, Construction)
  • Texas Motor Speedway
    Texas Motor Speedway
    Texas Motor Speedway is a speedway located in the northernmost portion of the U.S. city of Fort Worth, Texas – the portion located in Denton County, Texas....

     – Fort Worth, Texas (Construction)
  • USAA
    United Services Automobile Association is a Fortune 500 financial services company offering banking, investing, and insurance to people and families that serve, or served, in the United States military. In 2011, there were 8.4 million members. The company reported a net worth of $19.3 billion in...

     Southeast Regional Office – Tampa, Florida (Construction)
  • Victory Lofts – Tampa, Florida (Integrated: Architecture, Construction, Development, Media)
  • Victory Plaza at Victory Park
    Victory Park
    Victory Park is a master planned development northwest of downtown Dallas, Texas and north of Spur 366 . It is along Interstate 35E, part of the Stemmons Corridor and Uptown....

    – Dallas, Texas (Construction)

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