San Ramon is a beautiful city known for its scenery, its great weather, and its highly-rated schools. San Ramon is a great palace for suburban living and is home to approximately 74,366 locals. Compared to the national average, San Ramon is about 69% more expensive than the California average. That increase in cost-of-living is mostly due to the city’s healthcare, grocery, and local real estate scene.

On this list of the best commercial contractors in San Ramon are firms that can build in accordance with the city’s high standards. Along with years of experience, many of these professionals have completed commercial projects that have been the focus of publications like Engineering News-Record (ENR) and the San Francisco Business Times. Many of these firms also have LEED accredited professionals who ensure that the projects carry sustainable elements. With these professionals, San Ramon’s commercial scene continues to flourish with visually pleasing structures that have great functional purpose hidden beneath their unique designs. 


Plant Construction Company, LP

300 Newhall Street, San Francisco, CA 94124

Established in 1947, Plant Construction Company continues to follow its motto: “The Finest Construction Services, Efficiently Performed, Delivered on Schedule.” The firm is highly respected for its skills and has been featured in publications like Engineering News-Record (ENR), San Francisco Business Times, Architectural Record, and Archinect. Over the decades after its establishment, Plant Construction Company extended its reach from the U.S. to Canada. With a team of more than 200 craftspeople in the field, the firm has been honored with awards like the American Institute of Architects (AIA)’s 2015 Community Revitalization Award, San Francisco Business Times’ 2014 Best Rehab/renovation of the year award, and the American Institute of Steel Construction’s National Architecture and Engineering Award.


W.L. Butler Construction, Inc.

1629 Main Street, Redwood City, CA 94063

W.L. Butler Construction, Inc. is the product of one person surrounding himself with equally passionate people. Since its establishment in 1975, the firm has evolved from a small construction company into one of the city’s most reliable firms. The firm’s portfolio demonstrates its specialties in mixed-use, educational, industrial, retail, healthcare, and financial service markets. The firm’s skills have been the subject of various features in the San Francisco Business Times, The Los Angeles Business Journal, ENR, Silicon Valley Business Journal, and the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. The recognition showered over the firm also includes the 2021 Gold Nugget Grand Award for Best Design for Energy Efficiency. 


Build Group, Inc.

405 14th Street, Suite #900, Oakland, CA 94612

Established in 2007, Build Group is known for providing superior skills and talent in general contracting work. After many years, the firm has extended its services to construction management and design-building. The firm has grown to include over 400 employees crafting projects like Juniper Networks in Sunnyvale. Composed of two eight-story office buildings that are 318,000 square feet, the project highlights sustainability and innovation. While its 9,000-square-foot roof is carpeted with green space, it also uses Bloom Energy, fuel cells, CoGenra solar hot water, photovoltaic arrays, and a 2,300-square-foot green wall. To keep up with modern times, the structure is also fitted with an impressive executive briefing center, networking labs, and interactive digital displays attached to beautiful detailing and textiles. In 2013, Juniper Networks was awarded Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Best Green Project and Most Innovative Design Award. 


XL Construction

851 Buckeye Court, Milpitas, CA 95035

Established in 1992, XL Construction is a familiar name for clients in the Bay Area and Sacramento. Over the years, it has worked on projects for various markets including the technology, life sciences, healthcare, and education sectors. Among its many projects, its most notable might be the San Ramon Medical Office Building. This work included the preconstruction and construction of a renovation project focused on the existing 70,000-square-foot office building which was transferred into a LEED Gold medical office building. The team used laser scanning to create as-built plans of the existing utilities and structure due to the lack of accurate as-built plans available. XL Construction’s portfolio is still full of other projects just like this one. These projects have attracted the attention of publications like Silicon Valley Business Journal, ENR, California Construction Magazine, and Building Design + Construction among many others.


Blueline Associates

2134 Rheem Drive, Suite #100, Pleasanton, CA 94588

Since its establishment in 2005, Blueline Associated has been an all-rounder in the industry. Its team is also highly trained and skilled in project management. These skills have extended into the firm’s work on education buildings, industrial facilities, large and small commercial suites, and many other types of spaces. Blueline Associates’ work has been featured in multiple issues of The Business Journal. The Coworking space in Pleasanton is a great example of the firm’s work. A state-of-the-art space that takes up 11,000-square-feet of space, this workspace has a number of individual spaces that can be leased by multiple tenants at the same time. The modern finishes that make up its modern and collaborative space are accompanied by new partitions and upgraded electrical work, including LED lighting.