Last updated on May 21st, 2024 at 01:49 am

Santa Monica is one of the world’s most well-known beach cities. With this reputation, it’s no surprise it’s also a commercial hub.

On this list of the best commercial contractors in Santa Monica you’ll find professionals who have contributed their own unique projects to this striking beach town. In the renovation or the creation of brand new structures, these commercial contractors are experts in rendering complex plans and maintaining the unique story of each brand. Alongside years of experience, these firms employ teams that are highly skilled and passionate about their craft.

Pinhero Construction

41541 Date Street, Murrieta, CA 92562

Pinhero Construction is a commercial contractor that specializes in restaurant, retail, and multi-unit construction. After being featured in Inc.’s Inc. 5000 regionals for California, the firm gained various clientele projects that range from mom and pop diners to award-winning eateries with unique designs. In its short decade of existence, Pinhero Construction has already worked with some of the biggest movers and shakers in the restaurant, retail, fitness, and commercial sectors. 

The Marshall Group

31127 Via Colinas, Ste. #801, Westlake Village, CA 91362

Built on stability and integrity, this general contracting and construction management company strives to complete projects in the most efficient and economic way possible. Since its establishment in 1984, The Marshall Group has worked on over 250 facilities throughout the Southwestern U.S. These projects include work for the restaurant, brewery, entertainment, resort, and healthcare industries. The firm’s projects have been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, and Architectural Digest. 

Sierra Pacific Constructors

22212 Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Experienced, effective, dependable, and flexible: that is the reputation Sierra Pacific Constructors has carved into the general contracting industry after more than 40 years of service. Throughout the Los Angeles area, Sierra Pacific Constructors has built 3,200 successful projects with 85% of these coming from repeat clients. These clients have included LinkedIn, Kite Pharma, Netflix, and Google. This renowned commercial contractor has also been given multiple awards like the IIDA Calibre Awards, the Los Angeles Business Journal’s CRE Awards’ Best Office Project Gold Award, and the Tenant Improvement Gold Award. The firm’s achievements are most credited to its cutting-edge client list alongside the employees and high-quality subcontractors driven by the passion to craft promising outputs that embrace modernity and the flexibility that adapts to the current trends of the work space environment.

Howard Building Corporation

707 Wilshire Boulevard, Ste. #3750, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Howard Building Corporation has over 30 years of experience as a general contracting firm. Thanks to its use of the newest technologies and project management tools the firm is able to create complex projects for the commercial sector. Alongside the ability to craft complicated designs, the firm embraces the modern idea of sustainability and is known for completing the first LEED Platinum interiors project in California—The Herman Miller National Design Center in Los Angeles. The firm also completed Goop’s 50,000-square-foot corporate headquarters in Santa Monica. To reflect the brand’s elegant simplicity, the build-out maintains the feeling of an open, airy warehouse alongside traditional workplace features like conference rooms and an executive suite. The firm has been featured by the Los Angeles Business Journal, Haute Living, Interior Design Magazine, and Los Angeles Times.

MATT Construction

261 S Figueroa Street, Ste. #120, Los Angeles, CA 90012

MATT Construction is an exceptional firm that is annually included in industry rankings and honored with impressive awards. Since 1991, the firm has gained eyes from industry leaders and fellow professionals in publications like ENR, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and Building Design + Construction among several other publications. The Blue Star and E-Bar at Nordstrom is a great example of the firm’s award-winning work. A 126,733-square-foot building, the Nordstrom store was previously an existing retail anchor store and is now a three-storied structure with a sub-grade loading dock under the mall’s space. Alongside vertical transportation equipment, this project also included the complete demolition and renovation of interior spaces and finishes. With projects like this, the firm has won a plethora of awards including the CEA Excellence in Safety Award and the AIA Interior Architecture Award. Regardless of the project, MATT Construction is a veteran firm with an exceptional reputation as one of the top commercial contractors in the country.