Situated in the southern part of Santa Clara County, Morgan Hill is an affluent, residential community in Silicon Valley. With its family-friendly, small-town atmosphere and close proximity to high-tech industries, Morgan Hill is an attractive location for many businesses. The area has a rich agricultural heritage and thriving wine industry, excellent restaurants, and a wide array of recreational opportunities. These attractions help local businesses thrive and make Morgan Hill a delight for both residents and visitors.
Below is a list of the best commercial contractors in Morgan Hill, California. This list was curated based on the contractors’ years of experience, their background, the quality and complexity of their projects, and their recognition in the business.
8505 Church St. #12, Gilroy, CA 95020
Founded in 1996 by Larry Kent, Kent Construction is a locally-owned and operated general contractor and construction manager serving Santa Clara, San Benito, Santa Cruz, Contra Costa, Monterey, and Merced Counties. Kent Construction’s success rests on its mastery of a teamwork negotiated/bid approach in construction and construction management. Since its establishment, Kent Construction has completed well over $350 million in construction projects and is projecting about $30 million in revenue for the upcoming fiscal year.
All aspects of the company’s operations are overseen by Larry, who has more than 30 years of broad experience in the development and construction business. He provides the firm with the direction and skills needed to successfully execute clients’ ideas. In 2019, the company was included in the San Francisco Business Times’s list of 75 Greater Bay Area Contractors and in 2017, the Silicon Valley Business Journal named it one of the Top 75 Greater Bay Area Contractors. The company is accredited by the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Silicon Valley Chapter, and the Hometown Chamber of Commerce.
Shown here is Kent Construction’s work on the Specialized bicycle company project in Morgan Hill. For this retail project, the team remodeled the HR and Legal departments of the store’s corporate headquarters. Thanks to the company’s efficient process, the departments were able to continue operating during the remodel.
150 E Dana St., Mountain View, CA 94041
Backed by 35 years of experience, BCCI Construction is an experienced full-service builder that serves the Bay Area from its San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Los Angeles offices. The company is part of STO Building Group, a family of 12 companies with over 3,500 employees throughout the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Ireland. Thanks to its large pool of resources, BCCI can fully support clients in a variety of markets.
The company has received several awards for its outstanding work. In 2021, it was listed among the Top 75 Contractors by Engineering News-Record California and was given the Platinum Safety Award from ConstructSecure. In past years, it has also been recognized for its spotless track record in safety with awards like the Excellence in Safety Award from the Construction Employers Association (CEA) and the President’s Safety Award, also from CEA.
Shown here is BCCI Construction’s work on the two-floor office renovation of the Specialized bicycle components sales division in Morgan Hill. This 40,000-square-foot office renovation included exterior building upgrades and new improvements to the interiors as well. An efficient design-build MEP approach was utilized in the project to expedite the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design and procurement. The result is a modern office space with sustainable features that earned the office a LEED-NC Gold certification. The space uses recycled, rapidly renewable, and low-emitting materials. Improved daylighting was applied in the interior, and indoor and outdoor water use was reduced through the efficient plumbing and xeriscaping. Throughout the building process, the team applied thorough project planning and a collaborative team effort.
17500 Depot St Suite 200, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Weston Construction is trusted for its ability to keep projects on track and within budget thanks to its seamless and collaborative construction process. Backed by 35 years of experience, the company’s strong team of architects and construction professionals places great emphasis on making sure that projects are delivered on time and within budget, without skimping on quality.
The company is led by highly skilled executives with decades of construction experience. Charles Weston, AIA, LEED AP, is the founder. Charles is a licensed general building contractor and architect who has designed thousands of projects throughout the Bay Area over the past 35 years. He is joined by Sam Carlson, Vice President of Development and Operations, a licensed civil engineer who leads the construction and estimating at Weston Construction. Sam has more than 15 years of experience, honing his skills in management and construction.
Pictured here is the Running Shop and Hops project, a product of the company’s tried and tested hard work. Located at the Granary in Morgan Hill, this commercial space was transformed to become much more inviting, with new and improved interiors adding depth and character.
W. E. Lyons Construction
1301 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Established in 1926, W. E. Lyons Construction is one of the oldest family-owned and managed general contracting and design-build firms in the area. Since its start, it has had a strong hand in shaping the area’s skylines with its extensive work on commercial, multifamily, retail, high-tech, manufacturing, and industrial construction and management. Most impressively, 75% of the company’s clients return to W. E. Lyons for other projects.
At the company’s helm is Greg Lyons, LEED AP, a Board Member of both the Associated General Contractors of America East Bay Chapter and the East Bay Builders Exchange. With experience spanning over 30 years, he is a highly experienced leader who provides oversight and contributes to the company’s development. The company is highly trusted, with accreditations from the Associated Builders and Contractors, Associated General Contractors of America, Builders Exchange of Alameda County, California Apartment Association, and many more.
Shown here is one of the company’s projects, the Centurian Office Building. The design-build team provided the construction documents and obtained the building permit for the expanded office space within 90 days. The entire site-building process took the team 180 days. This 18,000-square-foot, tilt-up building has a flexible floor plan.
Gidel & Kocal Construction
574 Division St, Campbell, CA 95008
Founded in 1980, Gidel & Kocal Construction Company is a full-service construction company with projects located across Northern and Central California. The woman-owned firm is recognized as one of the leading commercial contractors in the Bay Area. Operating for more than 40 years, the firm offers a wide scope of construction services including design development, value engineering, scheduling, and cost estimation. The company encourages open communication from the start to ensure expectations are not only met but exceeded. As a result, the firm enjoys a rate of over 80% repeat business.
With decades of knowledge and construction experience, Gidel & Kocal has developed a strong background in the commercial, retail, and science industries. Its team of skilled and talented project managers can manage all project types and sizes. Thanks to its customized approach, the firm ensures the design and build-out fulfills the client’s needs and workflow. Since its inception, the company has received several accreditations from various industry organizations including the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
Shown here is the Litepoint tenant improvement project built by Gidel & Kocal Construction. The work included the demolition of a non-load-bearing partition, new offices, and new HVAC roof units. This 46,000-square-foot tenant improvement also includes new, modern finishes and fixtures, and high-tech features like a new, large-scale server room with three types of fire protection, new EV charging stations, and large equipment testing labs with static dissipative carpet and vinyl tile flooring.