Office construction projects often come with very specific needs. From high-tech conference rooms and corner offices to pantries, technical systems, and recreational spaces that stimulate employees, companies are faced with the challenge of hiring a contractor able to capture the essence of their company in an efficient workplace. This list compiles seven of the best office contractors in Glendale, California. These were chosen based on industry and media recognition, background, and completed projects. These firms utilize some of the industry’s latest technologies, as well as numerous unique processes.
Howard Building Corporation
707 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 3750, Los Angeles, CA 90017
With over three decades of industry experience, Howard Building is the product of the vision of its founder, Mike Howard. Mike, together with his partners, Gary Conrad and Paul McGunnigle, oversee the firm’s comprehensive range of general contracting services. Under their leadership, the firm has transitioned into an employee-owned company with offices in downtown Los Angeles and Costa Mesa. The company has received countless honors and awards through the years, including from the IIDA. It has completed a wide variety of LEED Certified spaces and has been the subject of several publications. These include Orange Coast Magazine and 360 South Coast Metro Magazine.
The project depicted here is located in Los Angeles and was completed in collaboration with the professionals at Gensler. It spans over 75,000 square feet and was designed and constructed for Greenberg Glusker, a high-end law office. The firm’s team remodeled its lobby, installed a new, interconnective staircase, and built several custom secretarial stations. The project also includes extensive millwork, custom wood ceilings, and a library.
KPRS Construction Services
444 South Flower Street Suite 3860, Los Angeles, CA 90071
KPRS Construction operates from its headquarters in Los Angeles and offers its clients a full range of general contracting services. Since its start, it has cultivated excellent relationships with some of the area’s most noteworthy brands, including Amazon, FedEx, Coca-Cola, and LG. The firm credits its success to the experience of its team of hands-on professionals. At the firm’s helm is its president and one of its founding partners, Joel H. Stensby. Joel has experience at all levels of the organization and has worked with major nationwide firms. Showcased here is one of the firm’s best projects.
Located at the Culver Steps, this space, built for the Amazon Creative Office, demonstrates the company’s artistry. Amazon occupies 75,000 square feet of the mixed-use project, which won the firm an Award of Merit from the ENR California. This project was also honored with the Silver Project of the Year award from the Los Angeles Business Journal.
17434 Bellflower Blvd. Suite 300, Bellflower, CA 90706
Founded in 1972, Howard CDM operates out of its office in Bellflower. It prides itself for the stellar reputation it has secured through the years. The firm has been featured in numerous publications, including What Not Los Angeles, LA Business Journal, and OC Register. Howard’s team assists its clients throughout the construction process. This includes pre-construction, estimating, value engineering, budgeting and accurate plans. For the past 40 years, the company has worked with countless well-known clients. These include Laemmle Theatres, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, Orange County School of the Arts, and Sprout LA Restaurant Group.
The project highlighted here was completed for Bryson Financial, a financial services company. The 7,380-square-foot structure is a contemporary and highly-functional space. For this project, the firm’s team opted for floor-to-ceiling windows to allow views of the surrounding Long Beach skyline. The open concept floor plan includes several interior offices.
2507 Empire Ave., Burbank, CA 91504
Founded in 1914, McCormick Construction operates out of its office in Burbank and offers its clients a comprehensive range of commercial renovation and construction services. It assists its clients with every aspect of their project, from preconstruction and general contracting to finish and construction management. The company is also known for its design-build approach, which keeps the entire process in-house. In addition to the company’s office construction, its portfolio includes several educational, museum, healthcare, hospitality, and residential projects. The company has also taken on various creative spaces and religious projects.
The project depicted here was designed for AFM Local 47 in Burbank. For this space, the firm worked in collaboration with CBA Partnership. The firm’s team converted an existing two-story, 25,000-square-foot office structure, creating eight innovative and modern practice studios.
Sierra Pacific Constructors
22212 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Sierra Pacific Constructors offers its clients a complete range of general contracting services. The firm operates out of its office in Woodland Hills and is known for completing all of its projects on time and within budget. Now in its fourth decade of construction work, the firm prides itself on a stellar reputation and its 85% repeat clientele. Since its establishment, Sierra Pacific has completed over 3,200 successful projects throughout Los Angeles. The firm has completed projects for clients and brands like LinkedIn, Netflix, Google, and NBCUniversal. The project shown here is an example of the firm’s talent and expertise.
Completed for the Oprah Winfrey Network, this project features a contemporary theme. A glass-encased staircase, wood flooring, exposed wood beams, and a clean palette conveying a respectful pairing of natural and industrial materials.