Kevin Reid , owner of Reid and Associates , a Rio Rancho design-build-construction company , has been with the team since its inception
joined because the team's public-private dynamic intrigued him , as did the fact that he'd be helping Rio Rancho grow economically.
Despite being the only design - builder on the team -- others are more than welcome to join , if they want to put in the time , Reid
says -- that doesn't mean he
automatically gets the business of the incoming company.
Inevitably , that client will verify [ the estimates ] and will make sure he's
getting the best deal , he
adds that community growth , not personal gain , drives team members.His
company , for example , draws up between 100 and 200 proposals a year for potential companies , even though the city only signs deals with three or four.It's very expensive and time-consuming , he
admits.But there is a pay-off : I know I've made a difference in this city and in the people who live here..
The team , also , is a great tool for a young city like Rio Rancho , which doesn't have many existing buildings that companies can occupy , but which does have plenty of space to build new facilities.