The gateway to the Central Valley, Stockton has a rich culture as the home to many museums and galleries, festivals, and restaurants of international cuisines—it all reflects Stockton’s status as America’s most diverse city.

This list of the best commercial contractors in Stockton features some of the companies that have contributed to the storied city’s landscape. They bring decades of experience building for different markets across the state.

TMW & Associates Inc.

1725 Sanguinetti Lane, Stockton, CA 95205

Real estate developer Grupe’s beautiful lakeside commercial office in Stockton is a snapshot of the quality of the properties on its listings. Brick-bound landscaping lines the perimeter where the sprawling structure meets the water, and glass walls frame the spectacular view. 

It was built by TMW & Associates, which has been serving Northern and Central California since 1986. President T. Wayne Bogart is a founding principal of the firm and brings over 30 years of experience in project management. He now leads the team with the same principles it was originally built on: integrity, professionalism, efficiency, and value. This enduring commitment has earned the firm the trust of its clientele composed of national corporations, local businesses, and developers. It is also Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified by the United States Green Building Council.

Mid-Cal Constructors, Inc.

3416 Newton Road, Stockton, CA 95205 

A sprawling glass wall forms the façade of the curved Mercedes-Benz of Stockton dealership structure. Light floods into the car display in the double-height ceiling interior. A glass-railed staircase leads up to the offices on the mezzanine floor. The space also includes an industrial shop area.

Behind this project is Mid-Cal Constructors, established in 1991 by partners Mike Paris and Kevin Collins. This team of construction professionals now includes their sons, Vice President Scott Paris and Brent Collins, who serves as a project manager. A passion for building and the values of integrity, transparency, and quality anchor the firm. It has built over 3,900 projects across the commercial, residential, industrial, and agricultural sectors. Mid-Cal’s roster of clients includes Walgreens, Verizon, Unilever, Subway, Starbucks, Nestle, Honda, The Coca-Cola Company, and Campbell’s.

Spediacci Construction

4950 Buckley Cove Way, Suite 4, Stockton, CA 95219 

Jane and Dan Spediacci founded Spediacci Construction in 1999 and continue to lead the firm as it builds retail, commercial, and residential projects on the West Coast. Spediacci has completed high-profile projects for clients such as Macy’s, Kenneth Cole, and Tesla. The firm delivers the same quality workmanship and attention to detail on every project, whether it’s a 50,000-square-foot retail project or a custom home remodel.

The historic Winchester Mystery House in San Jose continues to capture the attention of many thanks to its status as the subject of movies and TV shows. It has even inspired a theme park attraction: The Haunted Mansion at Disney Parks. Spediacci remodeled the landmark’s gift shop, which includes an area that plays on its reputation as a haunted house. The space has a rustic wood motif from the flooring to the different displays arranged with plenty of room to move around. It’s all brightened by skylights and spotlights in its charcoal ceiling.

Miller Pacific, Inc.

3769 N Wilcox Road, Suite B, Stockton, CA 95215 

President Craig Miller started his business in Oregon in 1978 but moved to California in 1986 after marrying his wife, Norma. Miller Pacific has since focused on this market but has also completed projects in ten western states, including Alaska and Hawaii. Its reputation for quality workmanship at a reasonable price has earned it the trust of many quick-service restaurant clients across the state, including Burger King, Carl’s, Jr., Domino’s, Jack in the Box, Popeye’s, Taco Bell, Wendy’s, and WingStop.

The firm has built multiple locations for chicken wings and sports bar Buffalo Wild Wings. Each store features the brand’s signature red and yellow hues and a variety of seating options to accommodate parties large and small. TV screens are scattered throughout the restaurant so diners can enjoy the game of their liking wherever they are seated.

Phillips Construction

2666 West Lane, Suite 100, Stockton, CA 95205 

The Chase Chevrolet dealership on Holman Road has been serving the cities of Stockton, Modesto, Sacramento, Manteca, and their surrounding communities for over 75 years. Phillips Construction remodeled its showroom, sales areas, and shop and parts departments by installing all-new flooring and ceilings. The striking blue façade towers over the glass-walled main entry. These walls wrap around most of the structure, showcasing the car catalog atop the glossy white floors. Phillips completed the 50,000-square-foot renovation, including all interior and exterior Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance upgrades, and the firm provided the work in 180 days.

CEO Joe Phillips established the firm in Stockton in 1988 and continues to work hands-on on each project from brainstorming to completion, leading a team of industry leaders in both residential and commercial construction. Phillips’s roster of satisfied clients includes Happy Lemon, Rita’s, Domino’s, and Denny’s. 

Pacific Construction

4523 South B Street, Stockton, CA 95206 

Award-winning olive oil producer Calivirgin showcases the best of its San Joaquin Delta harvest at the Calivines Winery and Olive Mill in Lodi. The 11,000-square-foot metal building features a tasting room, club room, and a sprawling patio for alfresco dining. There are also kitchen, production, and storage areas, as well as offices on the second floor.

This ground-up construction project, from site grading to the polished concrete floors, custom millwork, and overhead doors, was built by Stockton-based firm Pacific Construction. President Wilson Yu brings over two decades of project management experience with other builders in the city to the firm he founded in 2010. Pacific has since built over 900 projects throughout California, Washington, and Nevada, serving the automotive, education, industrial, medical, office, restaurant, and retail markets. Its roster of loyal clients includes Vans, Maserati, and Starbucks.

W.L. Butler

140 Frank West Circle, Suite 100, Stockton, CA 95206 

Department store chain JC Penney has been serving the US for over a hundred years, with more than 600 locations across 49 states. The brand entrusted W.L. Butler with the phased remodels of 26 of these stores in a bid to keep up with the times. High ceilings and white walls are the perfect backdrop for the collections of labels such as Liz Claiborne, Izod, and Levi’s, which incorporate their own branding into their display. W.L. also worked on two Sephora projects inside the stores.

Founder and CEO Bill Butler started the firm in 1975 after moving to California from his native New York to become a carpenter, having been surrounded by construction all his life. The firm has since built for the automotive, education, financial services, grocery and foodservice, health and fitness, hospitality, industrial, life sciences, office, and retail industries across the state, with Fortune 500 clients such as Target, Costco, Samsung, and Whole Foods. Leading the 200-strong team alongside Butler is President Frank York, who has been with W.L. for over 40 years. The firm has offices in Redwood City, Livermore, Stockton, and Irvine.