For a long time, San Jose was just been rolling fields and flatlands in Silicon Valley. In the last few decades, some of the biggest high-tech and financial companies in the world have made it their home. San Jose has the world’s third-highest GDP per capita, trailing only Zurich, Switzerland, and Oslo, Norway, thanks to its sprawling metro area, large tech campuses, and its thriving business district. Despite having a higher standard of living, the city is still ranked among the best places to live in the country, and it continues to attract young professionals and their families. Whether it is a custom home or a commercial building or a simple renovation, anyone who wanted to get a project done in this city has some of the best contractors in the country to choose from. 

We have listed the best construction companies in San Jose, California. These companies have extensive experience in residential as well as commercial design and construction. Chosen for their professionalism and their craftsmanship, these firms are all staffed by a passionate team of experienced professionals dedicated to delivering the best possible quality of build.


Next Stage Design + Build

2157 O’Toole Avenue, #70, San Jose, CA 95131

Next Stage Design + Build is a full-service, residential remodeling firm that provides services in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. The firm is meticulous about finding the right design for its clients and it has developed a careful and deliberate remodeling process as a result. The firm’s team of professionals attentively listens to and evaluates all of its client’s needs and requirements before providing a design or solution, and then it guides the client through every step of construction. One of the most important things for the firm is to understand what inspires a client, as inspiration leads to comfort and satisfaction. With the goal to put together a streamlined process, the firm aims to provide a personalized service that builds a realistic schedule and transparent communication. 

The firm was asked to renovate a house built in the 1930s. It reconfigured parts of the 900-square-foot house to provide more functionality and to increase its livable space. The kitchen’s appliances and fixtures were re-arranged to give it more functionality. The firm widened the opening in the dining room and completely remodeled the attic to provide an additional bedroom for the family and guests. For its work, the firm has received 45 National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) design awards in multiple categories including the 2021 NARI META Platinum Award: San Jose, California Entire House for the project featured above.


Harrell Remodeling

944 Industrial Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94303

For more than 35 years in the industry, Harell Remodeling has provided high-quality, innovative, meticulous, and personalized services to its clients. The firm is a full-service design company specializing in residential interior and exterior design. The firm strives to create designs that are highly functional but also reflect the style and aesthetic of its clients. As an employee-owned company, the firm aims to motivate its team of professionals and foster a safe, healthy, and growth-oriented work environment. Through its comprehensive service, its clients are guaranteed a process that manages each part of the project down to the finest detail. The firm is ready to deliver the best quality of service regardless of the size and scope of the project. 

The firm was tasked to convert the entry, kitchen, and living space of the featured home to increase its functionality and accessibility. The kitchen—initially built in the 1950s—was dark, narrow, and separated from the living area by a long wall. The entry coat closet and dividing wall were removed to create an open floor plan with easy access and movement. The firm installed backsplash tiles that emphasized the white cabinets and matching pendants to contrast the dark island, as well as recessed lighting and a skylight to brighten the space. The firm won the META Gold Award for Residential Interior $250,001-$500,000 for this project.


Starburst Construction

1207 Redcliff Drive, San Jose, CA 95118

Starburst Construction specializes in the construction and design of new luxury homes, estates, and renovation projects throughout the peninsula and the San Francisco Bay Area. The firm is committed to building structures that will endure by upholding the highest quality standards. Its goal is to build a space that fits the client’s styles and preferences while also being efficient, livable, and durable. Its process includes providing technological and time-tested solutions that can make the experience easier for project owners. Each member of the team is equipped with extensive industry experience and is continually improving their skills to bring better design and solutions for their projects. The firm was featured in California Modern Home Magazine, Gentry Home Magazine, The Mercury News, and Eichler Network

The firm built this featured Craftsman home for one of its clients. Observing their family-centered personality, the firm created large living spaces that can cater to family activities, parties, and family entertainment. The home also featured finishes that fit the style of the house and the neighborhood, including hardwood floors, tile, granite, semi-custom cabinets, wood railings, carpet, and plumbing fixtures.


Sigura Construction, Inc.

1300 Memorex Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95050

Ilan Sigura began his career in residential and commercial construction in his mid-teens, learning the trade from his father. He soon graduated, began working, and then founded Sigura Construction. The family-owned business now provides residential, commercial, and multi-unit services. With over 25 years of experience, the firm has attained a reputation for its practices, professionalism, and excellent service. The firm stands by its projects and will not accept one unless it is confident that it can provide the best service and results for its client. The firm approaches each project holistically and provides courteous and professional service for its clients, resulting in successful projects. With its great process and service, the firm has been a Diamond Certified Awardee for 11 consecutive years. 

The firm provided a complete remodel in this townhouse in Cupertino. The project included a remodel and conversion of the laundry room to a walk-in closet. The firm designed custom cabinetry and relocated the laundry room to generate more space. New flooring, additional lighting, and countertops were also installed. The firm worked on the project and met the deadline and the budget.


De Mattei Construction

1794 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126

At De Mattei Construction, building homes is more than just the physical things that go into it, it is about building relationships. The firm is a leading custom home builder based in the Bay Area, and it has built its success on an extensive network of architects, suppliers, and subcontractors. During the design phase, the firm provides clients with information about each aspect of the plan, including challenges and changes, to help them make informed decisions. During the construction period, each project is assigned to a team with the necessary skill set and experience to deliver the best possible results. During the post-construction period, the firm presents the client with a Project Binder containing all of the project’s information.

The Atherton House was built by the firm; it is one of the firm’s best. Designed with a classic H shape, the project includes two wings connected by a high-ceiling entertainment area. At the center, a two-story circular stair made of glass and steel separates the living and dining area, connecting the upper and lower floors. The design offers a seamless transition between spaces and provides a wide space for entertaining guests or simply having a family night. This 8,000-square-foot house earned the Grand Award for Best Custom Home at the 2022 Golden Nugget Awards.


Blach Construction

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

Blach Construction is a construction company that serves the Greater Bay Area and Monterey. Through its long history in the industry, the firm has extensive experience in education, institutional, mixed-use, and workplace construction. With over five decades of experience, the firm is comprised of professional experts in various disciplines and has long-standing relationships with partners in the industry. Consistently included in the list of the best places to work by Silicon Valley Business Journal and San Francisco Times, the firm demonstrates that it is more than just an institution tasked with constructing buildings, but a firm that enables its employees to reach their full potential. 

The firm values its team and strives to deliver high-quality results on each project. It views each one through the bigger picture, delivering a structure that will last while also benefiting the community it will serve. The firm is committed to developing innovative solutions and methods  to produce highly efficient buildings that also reduce project costs.


BCCI Construction

150 E Dana Street, Mountain View, CA 94041

BCCI Construction is looking forward to the future of construction in order to deliver higher-quality, efficient projects in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Los Angeles. The firm is a leading commercial construction firm with experience in commercial developments, corporate base buildings, interiors, education, government, health care, hospitality, life sciences, mission-critical, multi-unit residential, and retail construction. To ensure the success of its projects, the firm takes a collaborative and integrated approach. It thoroughly evaluates each project from all angles. The firm ensures that no detail of the design is overlooked, no matter how minor. 

The firm has agreed to build a new mixed-use project on Fountain Alley with over 85,000 square feet of office and retail space. The project will consist of two interconnected buildings. The existing Knox-Goodrich building, built in 1889, will serve as both the main entrance and a lobby for corporate employees. When completed, this project will include Silicon Valley’s largest rooftop restaurant and bar. The façade will have retail stores that wrap around Fountain Alley.


DPR Construction

1510 S Winchester Boulevard, San Jose, CA 95128

DPR Construction strives for greatness on each project and delivers it through its team, relationships, and core values. The company is a general contractor and construction management firm that specializes in the technology, mission-critical, life sciences, healthcare, higher education, and commercial markets. Founded in 1990, the firm draws on a long history of growth, innovation, and evolution and applies that experience to its current projects. Backed by its team, the firm approaches each project with vigor, listening to the goal and developing strategies based on the project’s needs and requirements. The firm remains open to finding solutions that challenge the status quo.

Camino Medical Group hired the company to construct a three-story medical office building. Physician offices, exam rooms, procedure rooms, an outpatient surgery center, a laboratory and diagnostic center, an urgent care center, and a pharmacy were all part of the 250,000-square-foot project. To maximize overall production value and to reduce waste while maintaining the highest quality, lean construction and integrated project delivery (IPD) techniques were used. The firm also created three-dimensional (3D) and four-dimensional (4D) virtual building models, which supported the project’s timely completion.


Webcor

1 Almaden Boulevard, Suite 460, San Jose, CA 95113

For over 50 years, Webcor has provided commercial construction services throughout California. Whether it’s a high-rise building or a services facility, a private or public client, the firm devotes its skills and expertise to building structures that go above and beyond on the way to making each client’s goals and objectives a reality. With its range of experience, the firm has developed a cost-effective design-build methodology, a skill in concrete construction, and expertise in building landmarks. The firm’s team approaches each project like it is its own. The firm is hands-on in innovating and efficiently finds solutions to deliver a build that is sustainable, safe, and high quality. 

The company provided self-performed concrete, framing and drywall, and building specialties to the San Jose campus of Samsung Semiconductor. The firm was tasked with the space’s nine-level standalone parking structure, which has 460,000 square feet of space and 1,500 stalls. The parking structure is part of a three-story hybrid commercial campus that includes a 10-story building and a podium building.


Build GC

1210 Coleman Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95050

Build GC strives for the highest level of quality on all of its projects. The company operates throughout California as a general contractor, construction manager, and as a design-build firm. It has extensive knowledge of multi-family residential, commercial offices, high-end retail, restaurants, hospitality, student, senior housing, healthcare, seismic upgrades, and retrofit projects. It approaches each one individually, listening to and understanding the project’s distinct purpose before deploying its team’s skills and expertise to find the best possible solution for the project. The firm promotes a positive and inspiring collaborative work environment that reflects the quality of client services. With over 80% of the firm’s work coming from repeat clients, it shows that the firm has built trust and a common goal among its clients and team.

The firm took on a project for Cadence Design Systems, Inc.’s office building. This 12-acre project consisted of a five-story office building and eight tenant improvements. The structure was built with an energy-efficient architectural design that is appropriate for the mild climate of North America. The project included a complete redesign of the main parking and common areas, as well as a new expressway and intersection entrance. The structure now has a staircase and a trellis that runs the length of it on the roof. The project also included a two-story steel frame and concrete tilt-up office center with a full athletic facility.

Author

  • 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