Last updated on May 22nd, 2024 at 06:53 am

Berkeley is well-known for being a center for academic achievement, scientific exploration, free speech, and the arts. The city’s population is young, mostly because it serves as the site of the University of California. Since Berkley is filled with students and young professionals alike, affordable housing is in high demand. This list includes the best multi-family contractors in the area for those looking into catering to that demand. These firms are experienced in managing the requirements each project has based on its location, as well as its intended end user.

Brown Construction, Inc.

1465 Enterprise Blvd., West Sacramento, CA 95691

Brown Construction, Inc. is a West Sacramento-based contracting firm that has been in the construction industry for fifty-eight years. The firm works based on its core values of integrity, collaboration, respect, quality work, and civic pride. It provides the Western US with services like general contracting, pre-construction, design-build, design-assist, and CM/CG.

Brown Construction, Inc. is known for developing and maintaining strong client relationships and working openly, honestly, and responsibly with our client partners to achieve quality buildings. It also has two decades of experience in sustainable design and green building practices, the firm has earned Platinum, Gold, and Silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) ratings, as well as Build it Green, CALGreen Tier, and Net-Zero ratings. The firm works to integrate environmentally conscious design concepts for its projects in different sectors like multifamily and mixed-use, commercial, education, and civic.

BBI Construction

1155 Third St. Suite 230, Oakland, CA 94607

BBI Construction has worked with multiple clients in the housing, community, commercial, and education sectors. Most of its projects can be found in the Greater San Francisco Bay area. The CL Dellums Apartments is one of its housing projects in Oakland, CA. It is a multi-phase occupied rehabilitation project with detailed planning for continuous access to all seven floors. BBI Construction worked on the preconstruction and construction phase, including the demolition of the existing elevator and installation of a new elevator shaft. The project was completed with the help of the John Stewart Company, which is also the client.

BBI Construction is known for working closely with clients to ensure that projects are completed and exceed expectations. Several clients have testified to the firm’s quality of work and expertise. The firm’s services are value engineering, construction, preconstruction, design-build, and modular construction.

West Builders

120 Railroad Ave., Point Richmond, CA 94801

West Builders, Inc. (WEST) is under the leadership of professionals who have worked on over $1.7 billion and 21,000,000 square feet worth of projects. Its projects feature office buildings, interior improvements, manufacturing and warehouse facilities, residential, retail, parking structures, hospitality, mixed-use, and entertainment. The Aquatic II is part of WEST’s list of mixed-use, multifamily, and commercial buildings in Berkley, CA. The project is a five-story complex with ground-floor retail, a mechanical parking system, and four levels of residential space. There are forty-eight apartment units, including a rooftop deck. The Aquatic II was constructed in conjunction with Trachtenberg Architects and Santos & Urrutia Engineers.

A majority of WEST’s works can be seen in the Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay areas. These projects are typically for development and property management firms, pension advisory companies, universities, and built-to-suit customers. WEST provides preconstruction, seismic upgrades, renovation and retrofit, LEED certification, entitlement and permit support, design-build, and development management services.

D+H Construction

2107 Kearney St., El Cerrito, CA 94530

D+H Construction has over forty years of experience completing projects like custom homes, multifamily housing, commercial properties, and assisted living facilities. Its work covers new construction, extensive remodeling, and building rehabilitation. The firm has completed over 2,500 housing unit rehabilitation projects for seniors, low-come individuals and families, developmentally and physically disabled individuals, and at-risk women. D+H Construction primarily works in the San Francisco Bay area.

Featured among D+H Construction’s rehabilitation projects is the Madison Park Apartments in Oakland, CA. The firm rehabilitated ninety-eight units, including kitchens, bathrooms, and finishes, and converted ten units into accessible spaces. The firm also did extensive seismic work, elevator modernization, common area updates, and basement demolition.

BHM Construction

221 Gateway Road W, Ste. 405, Napa, CA 94558

BMH Construction has worked on different types of projects for more than ten years. Its expertise is focused on ground-up construction and restoration of public structures, especially learning institutions. The firm emphasizes collaborating with clients, owners, and architects throughout the process to complete projects.

A majority of BHM Construction’s completed projects are in the Napa, Berkeley, San Pablo, Rohnert Park, Walnut Creek, and San Bruno areas. The Crane Creek Condominium, for example, is in Rohnert Park, CA. It is a new construction project featuring a fifteen-unit multifamily housing complex. The units are either two or three bedrooms, and some are two-story units.