About Dargan Construction

Our History

Dargan Construction Company, Inc. was founded by Archie S. Dargan, Jr. in June of 1953, and operated under that name until fourteen years ago when the company changed to Dargan Construction Company, LLC for estate and succession planning purposes. The company remains today under the same ownership made up of the Dargan & Cushman families.  Dargan Construction has been in business for 66 years and has completed numerous projects during that time primarily in South Carolina and North Carolina.

Our Leaders

Archie S. Dargan, III – Chairman 

Harold G. Cushman, III – President

Donald R. Weaver – Secretary and Treasurer 

Bryan K. Wates – Chief Financial Officer

Brice Harry – Executive Vice President / COO

Shaw Dargan IV – Estimator / Preconstruction

Nick Oldroyd – Estimator / Preconstruction / PM

Our Services

Dargan Construction Company is an Unlimited Licensed General Contractor in the State of South Carolina, and North Carolina.

The Company is experienced in the construction of resort, hotel and hospitality, retail, condominium, healthcare and educational facilities, office buildings, parking structures and entertainment complexes.  Our hotel / hospitality experience is extensive and includes many brand name chain hotels. The Carolinas branch of the Associated General Contractors of America has recognized Dargan Construction several times with awards for excellence in construction.  The Company offers the following services:


  • Value Engineering
  • Review of Costs vs. Benefits of Materials and Techniques
  • Total Project Scheduling
  • MEP Review and Evaluation
  • Constructibility Review
  • Cost Controls
  • Quality Control
  • Subcontractor/Supplier Prequalification
  • Bid Packaging
  • Sustainability


  • General Construction
  • Design-Build
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Management @ Risk
  • Refurbishment & Upfit
  • Fast Track Delivery
  • Negotiated & Hard Bid


  • Building Commissioning and Instruction 
  • Warranty Services
  • Facility Reviews

We owe our success to having the ability to complete a quality project on time and within budget. 

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