Irvine, California home to wildlife, museums, adventure, and entertainment. The community’s tourist spots include the Spectrum Center, an amphitheater, a wildlife sanctuary, and plenty of canyon trails. Irvine also has one of the most competitive housing markets in Orange County.

If you’re looking to build an industrial space in Irvine, you’ve come to the right place, as we have prepared a list of the best industrial contractors in the area. These firms were chosen for their awards, their years of experience, and their client reviews.

W L Butler Construction Inc

3 Mason, Irvine, CA 92618

W.L. Butler Construction Inc. was established in 1975 by a carpenter named William L. Butler. The company quickly earned respect throughout California thanks to William’s honesty, hard work, and his emphasis on the value of relationships.

The firm’s emphasizes building for the economic sector. The firm has worked for prominent companies like Target, Gilead, Samsung, and Costco. During the company’s four decades in service, they have garnered a plethora of awards. Recent ones include the Silver Spur Award (2021), Best Retail Project in the county – LA Business Journal (2019), and the Gold Nugget Grand Award of Merit for Best Educational Project (2018).

Aside from the business itself, W.L Butler dedicates itself to their employees and long-term philanthropy to give back to the community and embody good corporate citizenship.

Driver SPG

1501 South Harris Court, Anaheim, CA 92806

Driver SPG, located in Anaheim, specializes in tenant improvement, renovation, and new construction projects in numerous market sectors. They have successfully executed challenging and specialized projects in the industrial, technology, commercial & office, biomedical/life sciences, hospitality & dining, residential, senior living, education, entertainment, and cultural & worship markets. They provide affordable management services, prompt start-up schedules, and shorter completion times without sacrificing service. In addition, as an affiliate of C.W. Driver Companies, they are backed by over 100 years of construction experience, extensive resources, and financial strength.

Located in Orange County, the Anduril Industries tenant improvement project was a full office renovation of an existing core and shell, which included modern MEP touches and structural upgrades. The project scope included a new loading dock and trash enclosure on the building’s exterior. The project team also demolished portions of the existing exterior storefront to install rolling doors, railing, and dock bumpers. New finishes included millwork, wall coverings, accent paint, tile, carpet, and wayfinding markers painted onto sealed concrete flooring. Construction continued through three phased move-ins, so that the client could begin occupying select spaces before the full building was completed.

VCC Construction

18201 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92612

VCC Construction is owned by Don Davis, Senior VP of West Coast. He finished a Construction Management Degree at the University of Florida. The company’s vision is to lead the industry with operational excellence.

The firm always ensures that its final products are excellent and aligned with the clients’ vision. Since 1987, their team has completed projects in retail, industrial, multi-family, warehouse, hospitality, mixed-use, outlet centers, and entertainment. The company believes that its people are their most-valued asset. Thus, they consistently prioritize forging lasting relationships to retain them.

VCC Construction has received a lot of awards. Recently, they were awarded the Arkansas Builders and Contractors Eagle Award for Outstanding Project in the Commercial (2021): $15-20M category. They are also a silver awardee in Los Angeles Business Journal‘s Commercial Real Estate Awards.

LCS Constructors Inc.

15205 Alton Parkway, Irvine, CA 92618

LCS Constructors Inc. has been serving the market for three decades from their offices in San Juan Capistrano, California. The company provides one-of-a-kind turnkey solutions and consistently delivers complex technical facilities.

The firm has erected three thousand (3000) labs and technical facilities and earned $500 million from projects completed. The firm’s scope of services includes maintenance and ongoing support, design-build, plumbing, electrical, and construction. Additionally, their projects range across the aerospace and defense, consumer goods, education, life science, medical and petrochemical sectors. 

Thanks to their years of experience, the company believes that they have already mastered the art of providing complex environments. LCS Constructors promises their stakeholders continued support and focus on safety and health. Thus, the firm conducts safety training and recognizes those who show excellence in the area. 

Uprite Construction Corporation

2211 Michelson, Suite 500, Irvine, CA 92612

Uprite Construction Corporation is an award-winning multi-service construction company. The firm has been present in the industry for more than thirty (30) years. It is managed by company president Chris Dell Aringa.

Uprite Construction Corporation performs design-build, new construction, construction management, tenant improvement, heavy civil, heavy structural teardowns, and soft demo interior work.

Thanks to their exemplary performance, they have over one thousand one-hundred sixty (1160) awarded projects since 1991. They have a long list of high-profile satisfied clients, including Amazon, Caruso, CBRE, Newmark Knight Frank, and Greenlaw.

Clients convey that Uprite is always willing to go the extra mile to succeed in every project. They also emphasize how cost-effective, efficient, and high-quality their works have proven to be. And all demonstrate an eagerness to employ the firm again. 


  • 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