• B.A., Environmental Design, State University of New York at Buffalo


  • Board Member, Shakespeare in Delaware Park Committee Member
  • Development Advisory Council, Buffalo Niagara Partnership

J. Dudley West

Vice President of Estimating


A seasoned professional with 32 years of experience, Dudley West brings experience of construction estimating nearly $2 billion for projects of all types and sizes. As Vice President of Estimating for Arc, he believes in a holistic philosophy to the preconstruction and estimating process, one that embraces the whole building through the built environment.

Committed to maintaining the highest standard, Dudley keeps current with the latest techniques and applications, coordinating and maximizing technological resources such as Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) and Building Information Modeling (BIM). Through his extensive experience, he ensures the integrity of each project budget, phasing plan and maximizes every dollar entrusted by the client.


Resorts World Catskills, Thompson, NY

This $500 million casino expansion project brought new attention to the Catskills region of New York. With the desire to expand and upgrade its 40,000 sq. ft. casino and racetrack, Empire Resorts (now Resorts World) began master planning efforts. A location less than 5 miles away was selected for the new facility. Nestled within acres of a region rich with a legacy of tourism, the redevelopment of this Catskills property envisions a new multi-faceted destination resort. Dudley continued his work with Resorts World through 2019 as our team completed the new Alder Hotel for guests of the resort.

Albright-Knox AK 360 Expansion, Buffalo, NY

After years of planning, Albright-Knox Art Gallery is embarking on a series of updates after years of planning, termed the AK360 project. Arc Building Partners was engaged as the owner's representative to oversee this tremendous effort, after serving as construction manager for the enabling work to renovation of Clifton Hall for temporary staff offices. Dudley is bringing his expertise in arts projects to partner with the owners of the art gallery throughout this restoration.

Buffalo Bills Campus Renovations, Orchard Park, NY

Under new ownership with Terry and Kim Pegula, the Buffalo Bills organization began campus renovation projects in 2014 in order to build state-of-the-art facilities for members and staff of the team. Dudley has successfully estimated and budgeted the projects at the Buffalo Bills campus for more than half a decade. These projects have completely refurbished the long-standing NFL campus.

Other career highlights include:

  • Buffalo High Tech Manufacturing Innovation Hub @ RiverBend, Buffalo, NY
  • Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY
  • Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY
  • Conventus Center for Collaborative Medicine, Buffalo, NY
  • Darwin Martin House Complex, Buffalo, NY
  • Erie Canal Inner Harbor, Buffalo, NY
  • Erie County Medical Center (ECMC), Buffalo, NY
  • Richardson Olmsted Complex and Hotel Henry, Buffalo, NY
  • University at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science, Buffalo, NY