Thousand Oaks is a renowned city known as one of the most desired locations in California to live, work, play, and raise a family. Thousand Oaks, situated in Ventura County between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, is set against the Santa Monica Mountains and has approximately 15,000 acres of natural publicly owned open space inside its borders.

If you’re looking for a trusted contractor to build a commercial or residential space in the area, the list below contains some of the area’s leading construction companies. Selected by our editorial team, these firms were chosen for their portfolio, industry affiliations, awards, and press features.

Staples Construction

1501 Eastman Ave. Ventura, CA 93003

Staples Construction is a full-service general contractor based in California. It provides design-build, job order contracts, construction management, project development, and general contracting services in all parts of construction. Since its launch in 1995, Staples Construction has completed over $500 million in construction projects, including public works, commercial, industrial, distribution, transportation, retail, production, and educational institutions from coast to coast, such as California, Illinois, West Virginia, and Maryland.

The company brings the highest level of client service, from initial pre-construction planning to onsite management of subcontractor activities through project close-out and warranty. Under the leadership of David Staples, the studio has proven experience in completing complex, high-end, no-fail projects for its clients time after time.

Staples Construction is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, the National Association of Women in Construction, and the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting.

NU-Line Partners Inc.

3715 Telegraph Rd. Ventura, CA, 93003 

Launched in 1984, NU-Line Partners Inc. is a full-service construction company led by generations of builders and artisans who pride themselves on bringing ideas and functional concepts to life. The firm’s passion is to sculpt the built environment and reimagine how people live, work, and play. Since its conception, Nu-Line’s building philosophy translates into leaving a project better than when it started. That means taking that extra step to ensure client satisfaction. 

Nu-Line is more than a company; it is a group of construction professionals who are committed to providing successful projects for its clients. Under the leadership of managing partner Nicholas Tomasello, the team strives to hammer out the details and ensure that every construction project is properly served. Nicholas is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the Association of General Contractors, and the Construction Management Association of America.

EPI Construction

12345 Ventura Blvd. Suite H, Studio City, CA 91604

Established in 1985, EPI Construction, Inc. is a general commercial contractor specializing in private school, charter school, health, fitness, commercial office, and tenant improvement work. EPI is a full-service contractor that collaborates with the project team from inception through completion, with project sizes ranging from $100,000.00 to $30,000,000.00.

President Gary Blackwell is a third-generation general contractor who started in the trades as a finish carpenter. He holds a degree in arts from the University of California at Los Angeles, has been affiliated with EPI for 30 years, and holds licenses as a building, electrical, and plumbing contractor. Gary’s 35 years of construction experience includes large commercial, industrial, private institutional, and hotel projects. At EPI, he applies his expertise to administration, business development, and quality control.

RCI Builders Inc

2985 Hillcrest Blvd. Suite #107, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

Since RCI Builders’ launch in 2004, quality, integrity, and customer satisfaction have been the foundation of the business. Whether commercial, industrial, mixed-use, medical, or retail, the firm devotes the same attention to single-tenant improvement as major multimillion dollar jobs. This RCI difference has gained the company numerous referrals and repeat business, which speaks not only to what it builds but how it builds it. 

This relationship-based design-build construction firm is a specialist in general construction. It is committed to excellence in every aspect of the process, and it always stays within budget and ensures on-time delivery. RCI Builders operates under the leadership of its owner, Steve Rice. The studio’s clients recognize RCI Builders’ dedication to quality and return frequently.

JRP Design & Remodel

2649 Townsgate Rd. Suite #600, Westlake Village, CA 91361

Since 2001, the JRP Design & Remodel pool of architects, designers, and project managers has created classic custom homes. The firm’s design-build approach combines planning, designing, and building every project with one single team from inception to completion. It specializes in new custom homes, additions, and extensive remodels, including exterior renovations, kitchens, and baths. JRP’s service areas reach from Camarillo to Calabasas, including Thousand Oaks, Westlake, and its neighborhoods of North Ranch and Lake Sherwood.

JRP ranked consistently among Qualified Remodeler’s Top 500 from 2016 to 2021 and was also a recipient of the 2020 Contractor of the Year Award for Residential Bath Over $100,000. It also holds affiliations with the National Kitchen and Bath Association, the National Association of Remodeling Industry, and an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Progressive Builders.LA

7445 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Suite #220, Canoga Park, CA 91303

Progressive Builders is a Los Angeles-based firm that has worked in the home building and renovation field for the past decade. The firm’s mission is to satisfy all its clients with its kitchen and bathroom remodeling, room additions, conversions, roofing, solar energy, general remodeling, and ADU construction. Over the years, most of the firm’s customers have come from recommendations and referrals; the firm points to that fact as evidence that it is fulfilling its mission.

Progressive Builders runs under the leadership of Lilach Platkevitz as CEO. Under her watch, the company uses only up-to-date equipment. The firm’s high-quality products, taken straight from the manufacturers, allow the team to decrease its prices without compromising the quality.

Preferred Home Builders

21204 Vanowen St. Canoga Park, CA 91303

Preferred Home Builders is a premier remodeling and construction company specializing in home remodeling and renovation. With a unique ability to combine vast expertise, professional competence, and outstanding customer service, the company is its clients’ preferred partner for smooth and affordable home remodeling projects.

Over the past years, Preferred Home Builders has helped many new and returning clients meet their renovation milestones, delivering well-designed and structured projects. Operating in the Los Angeles, Ventura Counties, and West Valley area, this highly respected and sought-after company is led by Tamir Pinhas and is proud of its competence in adapting to the diverse styles and preferences of its clients. The studio is also renowned for transforming challenges into results and for its commitment to perfection.

MY Home Builders

20720 Ventura Blvd. Unit #280, Woodland Hills, CA 91364

The MY Home Builders, Inc. team has a combined background of over 25 years in development, new construction, and remodeling services for the greater area of Los Angeles County. The firm invests in educating its team on compliance with the Los Angeles Building and Safety rules and regulations while implementing the newest technologies for smart and green-conscious homes. It is fully licensed, insured, and bonded to perform construction work in California.

MY Home Builders operates under the leadership of Roie Maor and his team. Most of MY Home Builders’ work is from repeat and referrals because its clients rave about its abilities, professionalism, promptness, and pricing. With over 25 years of combined experience in the field, the firm has completed hundreds of projects in every home development and improvement trade.

AAA Development

401 Mobil Ave. Suite #9, Camarillo, CA 93010

AAA Development is a highly reputable and established construction firm based out of Camarillo, California, and services all of Ventura, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles Counties. It has helped over 1,000 homeowners and commercial clients with their construction projects and has 25 years of experience helping residents and the surrounding communities rebuild after disaster devastation. 

President Mike Hansen is skilled in all levels of general contracting and has experience running small residential and commercial projects to large-scale ground-up commercial, large tenant improvement, and residential design-build. CEO Mike Seay has always been involved in construction projects with Mr. Hansen over the years and holds a Class B General Contractor’s license.

Forest Construction

3302 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Westlake Village, CA 91362

Forest Construction was established in 1949 by John Forest Rice and is owned and operated by Ernesto Sepulveda and Jim Rice. Today, Forest is one of the area’s strongest and most respected contracting firms and has built and/or remodeled thousands of homes throughout Ventura and Los Angeles counties.

The company’s main office is conveniently located in Westlake Village, California in the same office as its sister company, Showcase Remodeling which the Forest Construction family founded in 1987 to better meet the remodeling needs of home owners. Forest Construction has appeared in publications like Remodeling Magazine, Qualified Remodeler, and the Ventura County STAR. Shown here is one of the company’s projects custom homes built in Malibu, CA featuring contemporary architecture with ocean-side views and outdoor living spaces at its finest.