The economic, cultural, and political center of Silicon Valley, San Jose is known for its affluence, its Mediterranean climate, and for being a center of innovation. This vibrant city vibrant attracts a lot of visitors and it’s no surprise that hospitality projects in San Jose are a very profitable investment.
This article highlights the top hotel and hospitality contractors in San Jose, California. To produce this list, we reviewed commercial general contracting firms and hospitality construction firms. When considering a firm, we looked at the number of projects in or near the area as well as the profile of each project. We also considered professional affiliations, prestigious awards, press recognition, and the amount of experience the firm possessed.
If you are thinking about starting a hotel and hospitality project, we recommend checking each builder’s license with the local licensing board, speaking to past clients, and using our bidding system to get competitive quotes from at least 3 contractors. Getting multiple bids is the best way to ensure you get a fair price and that bids include the complete scope of work.
Huff Construction Company, Inc.
4917 Stoddard Road, Modesto, CA 95356
Committed to quality service and hard work, Huff Construction Company, Inc. has been building commercial projects for over 47 years. Headed by Gary Huff and Brad Ardis, Chief Executive Officer and President respectively, the company has completed a variety of project types, including corporate, healthcare, retail, industrial, and hospitality.
The company has worked on a number of hospitality projects throughout California. The dual-branded Residence Inn and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in San Jose is an especially striking example. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, this 166,340-square-feet, four-story, ground-up hospitality project offers a total of 261 spacious rooms. It also offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor amenities like social lounge, fitness room, and an outdoor pool. The hotel is conveniently located within one mile from Levi’s Stadium and Great America.
TEAMWRKX Construction, Inc.
1855 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95126
With over 14 years of industry experience, TEAMWRKX Construction, Inc. has steadily established itself as one of San Jose’s trusted commercial general contractors. Under the leadership of its president and CEO, Eric Venzon, the company has maintained a high quality of service for its clients by building to a higher standard. To help maintain its high quality of customer service, the company is committed to its employees’ personal development and internal training.
As a trusted company, it holds an active affiliation with a number of industry organizations, including the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of California, the U.S. Green Building group, and the American Institute of Architects (AIA). It has also completed over 5,276 projects throughout California, including office, medical, and retail, and hospitality structures.
South Bay Construction
1711 Dell Ave, Campbell, CA 95008
Specializing in different markets, including office, retail, mixed-use, and hospitality construction, South Bay Construction has made a name for itself with more than four decades of industry experience. The company maintained its continuous growth and high quality of service over the years under the leadership of industry veterans and company partners Richard Furtado, JB Cahoon, and Cameron Peach.
One of the company’s recent hospitality projects involved the Marriott Residence Inn in Cupertino. Located in the center of Main Street Cupertino, and less than 30 minutes away from the San Jose area, the 142,487-square-foot, the five-story hotel has 180 guestrooms. Meeting spaces and public areas have been created to accommodate the needs of the people in the community hub.
1210 Coleman Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Formerly known as San Jose Construction, Build SJC has been servicing San Jose’s commercial general contracting industry for at least three decades now. The company has experience working with various industry clients, including those from the retail, education, healthcare, and hospitality industries. Its projects have also been featured in the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
What makes Build SJC notable as a hospitality contractor is its strong commitment to quality service and latest industry practices. Adhering to highest safety standards, the company has been a recipient of the Excellence in Safety Award from the Construction Employers Association (CEA) for multiple years.
207 King Street Suite 300 San Francisco, CA 94107
A subsidiary of Obayashi Corporation, Webcor Builders has been providing quality commercial construction projects for over 47 years. As one of Northern California’s most trusted builders, it has worked with numerous high-profile clients, including Electronic Arts, Lucasfilm, and the Oracle Corporation. Its impressive list of projects has also been featured in a number of publications, such as the Building Design + Construction, Bisnow Media, and the Engineering News-Record (ENR).
Its CEO and President, Jes Pedersen, has been leading the company since 2012. Pedersen previously worked as Project Director and Senior Vice President before taking over the company. Under Pedersen’s leadership, the company has received numerous recognitions, including its inclusion on ENR’s list of Top Green Contractors and the ENR 2018 California Best Project in the category of Specialty Construction.
Webcor services a wide range of markets, including hospitality. In one of its hospitality projects, the company worked on a ground-up, Type I concrete and steel hotel project in Menlo Park. The structure totals 173,000-square-feet with 11 levels above grade with 250 guest rooms. It also features a number of amenities, including a restaurant, full bar and lounge, an outdoor pool, a fitness club, and an exclusive concierge club room. The U.S. Green Building Council gave the project a LEED Silver certification for its use of green building principles.
777 N. 1st Street, 5th Floor San Jose, CA 95112
Considered one of the top construction firms in Northern California, the family-owned Swenson Builders maintains a tradition that spans a century. The company’s high level of creative design and efficient construction practices have been featured by numerous media groups, including the Silicon Valley Business Journal, Bisnow Media, KRON-TV, and the Fox 2 KTVU.
Barron “Barry” Swenson and Case Swenson lead the firm, working as Chairman of the Board and President respectively. Under their management, Swenson Builders secured a patent for a structural system called Landmaker. The system was designed to achieve high structural integrity without compromising cost or safety.
The company has an impressive portfolio of hospitality projects. In one of its projects, the company worked as a general contractor for the Marriott TownePlace Suites in Santa Clara. Sitting on 1.2 acres of land in the heart of Silicon Valley, the five-story hotel project has over 107 rooms and boasts a wide range of amenities on its first floor. The hotel is also conveniently located five miles from the San Jose International Airport, making it an ideal place to stay for tourists.
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