The Beck Group
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The Beck Group is a company that provides architecture, construction, real estate development and sustainable design and consulting, as well as finance and technology services. The company is based in Dallas, Texas and also has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Denver, Fort Worth, Houston, Mexico City, Monterrey Mexico, San Antonio, and Tampa. The Beck Group serves a diverse 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, DESTINI.
|Founded||Houston, Texas, 1912 |
|Founder||Henry C. Beck|
|Fred Perpall (CEO)|
Henry C. Beck III (Executive Chairman)
Number of employees
|over 600 (Nationwide, 2014)|
The Beck Group was founded in 1912 by Henry C. Beck in Houston, Texas as a general contractor and moved its headquarters to Dallas in 1924, a requirement for building the city's Cotton Exchange Building.
In the 1990s the construction company began adding other services, such as design and real estate development. It also acquired a UK-developed software product (Reflex) and began to develop a proprietary software, DESTINI, which would provide immediate costs for buildings as they were modeled in the schematic design phase.
In 1999, under the leadership of then-CEO (present executive chairman) Henry C. Beck III, the company merged with Urban Architecture, a regional design firm. In 2013 Fred Perpall took over from Beck III as the fifth CEO of the design-build firm.
- AT&T Pinnacle Park – Dallas, Texas (Integrated: Architecture, Construction, Development)
- One Atlantic Center – Atlanta, Georgia (Construction)
- Baylor University Sciences Building – Waco, Texas (Integrated: Construction, Development Management)
- Baylor University – Baylor East Village 
- Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative - Waco, Texas (Construction)
- Crescent Pavilion - Dallas, Texas (Construction)
- Dallas Arboretum
- Disney Corporate Headquarters – Burbank, California (Construction) 
- Duke University Basketball Practice Facility – Durham, North Carolina (Integrated: Architecture, Construction, Programming) 
- The Domain – Austin, Texas (Construction) 
- Fellowship Church - Grapevine, Texas (construction of both the original main facility and the bookstore expansion; in addition, Beck also renovated the facility now hosting its Downtown Dallas campus)
- Fidelity Investments Regional Center – Westlake, Texas (Construction)
- Firewheel Town Center – Garland, Texas (Integrated: Architect of Record, Construction) 
- Fountain Place – Dallas, Texas (Construction) 
- Gateway Church - Southlake main campus (Architect) , North Fort Worth site (Architect) , and Grand Prairie site (Architect and Construction) 
- Hunt Corporate Headquarters – Dallas, Texas (Architecture) 
- Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art – Los Angeles, California (Construction)
- Mary Kay Headquarters – Dallas, Texas (Construction)
- The Nasher Sculpture Center – Dallas, Texas (Integrated: Associate Architect of Record, Construction) 
- Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Museum of Art in Fort Worth.
- RadioShack Headquarters – Fort Worth, Texas (Construction) 
- Southlake Town Square – Southlake, Texas (Integrated: Architect of Record, Construction)
- Shake Shack - Dallas, Texas (Integrated: Architect of Record, Construction)
- Texas Motor Speedway – Fort Worth, Texas (Construction) 
- USAA Southeast Regional Office – Tampa, Florida (Construction)
- Victory Lofts – Tampa, Florida (Integrated: Architecture, Construction, Development, Media)
- Victory Plaza at Victory Park – Dallas, Texas (Construction)
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