East Palo Alto is located south of San Francisco, west of Menlo Park, and just north of Palo Alto. The Four Seasons Silicon Valley is located in East Palo Alto. The city is ideal for various reasons, including a stunning, rural environment, a centralized location, closeness to transportation and San Francisco Bay, and some of the country’s most comfortable weather.

Below, we’ve listed the best commercial contractors working in East Palo Alto, California. Our editorial team chose these firms for their experience, recognition, and extensive portfolios.

Truebeck Construction

951 Mariners Island Boulevard, Suite 700, San Mateo, CA 94404

Truebeck Construction was founded with dedication and idealism; The firm seeks to disrupt the traditional and the ordinary and to set the bar higher every day. Established in 2007, the firm serves clients in San Francisco, San Mateo, Pleasanton, Sacramento, Portland, and the surrounding area. It is driven by the conviction that it can improve construction methods and raise standards in developing exceptional places for its community.

Trueback works tirelessly to provide the best service, quality, and value, and the firm’s team wants their work to be interesting and noteworthy. The firm has received numerous awards under the leadership of co-founders Sean Truesdale and David Becker, including the 2019 San Francisco Business Times Top 100 Bay Area Corporate Philanthropists, the 2019 Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Founder’s Award of Excellence, and the 2019 Silicon Valley Business Times Top 30 Largest General Contractor in Silicon Valley.

Rudolph and Sletten

7584 Metropolitan Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92108

Rudolph and Sletten, one of the West Coast’s premier general building contractors, has been setting trends and raising standards for a half-century. The firm has created some of California’s most distinguished, iconic structures. Rudolph and Sletten is headquartered in San Carlos, California, and has regional offices in Roseville, Irvine, Los Angeles, and San Diego.

Jonathan Foad serves as the firm’s president and CEO. Jonathan has been with Rudolph and Sletten for over 30 years since he started with the firm as a project engineer. He graduated from the Construction Management program at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Throughout its six decades in the business, Rudolph and Sletten has been featured in numerous publications. Some of these are the San Diego Daily Transcript, The Silicon Valley Business Journal, The San Francisco Business Times, The North Bay Business Journal, and Modern Healthcare Magazine. It also holds affiliations with the Construction Management Association of America, The Design-Build Institute of America, the U.S. Green Building Council, and the American Institute of Architects.

Blach Construction

2244 Blach Place, Suite 100, San Jose, CA 95131

Founded in 1970, California-based general contractor and construction manager Blach Construction has been providing commercial clients with tried and tested building expertise. Through its decades of experience, it has built a solid business based on teamwork and has been voted repeatedly as one of the best places to work. It is experienced in education, housing, institutional, mixed-use and workplace building types, including technology, life sciences, professional services, health care, K-12 and higher education, and civic/community facilities. With a solid understanding of traditional and collaborative delivery methods, Blach is dedicated to offering greater efficiencies and increased value to clients.

Over the years, Blach Construction has been recognized for its commitment to excellence and has received multiple AGC Awards. Most recently, the company has been awarded the 2020 AGC First Place in Construction Safety Excellence Award, the 2018 AGC Construction Safety Excellence Award, and the 2013 AGC First Place Construction Safety Excellence Award (CSEA). The firm’s stunning work can also be seen in the pages of major publications like Silicon Valley Business Journal, San Francisco Business Times, Engineering News-Record, Archinect, San Mateo Daily Journal, and many more. Blach is headquartered in San Jose with branch offices in Monterey and Orange County.

Build Group

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

Build Group is a general contractor, construction manager, and design-build firm committed to delivering the highest level of service. With over 80% of its business coming from repeat customers, it prioritizes client relations and operates with character and integrity. Since 2007, the company has grown to over 400 employees throughout California, and it has been named one of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies for three years in a row.

Build Group and its employees are builders at heart. The staff’s construction experience includes multi-family housing, commercial office spaces, high-end retail, restaurants, hospitality, senior housing, healthcare, retrofits, parking garages, religious institutions, and civic structures.

Under Eric Horn, Nathan Rundel, and Ross Edwards’ supervision, Build Group’s project teams focus on each sector and bring specialized expertise to every project. Build Group has collaborated with brands like Zara, Carolina Herrera, H&M, and Lexus. The firm’s work has also been featured in San Francisco Business Journal and The Los Angeles Business Journal.


  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as Senior Editor at General Contractors and brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at General Contractors, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University, Degree in Construction Engineering Management