While moderately small in size, Cupertino is known for being the center of innovation for Silicon Valley. It houses Apple, the tech giant, as well as other companies like Plus.ai, Appnomic, and Seagate. Other sectors found in the community include education, healthcare, retail, and food and entertainment. Businesses looking to expand or set up in the area will want to partner with retail contractors who know how to handle the specific needs of their sector. Our editorial team has compiled a list of the best retail contractors in Cupertino. These firms are experienced in working with the technology, healthcare, and retail industries.

W. L. Butler Construction

1629 Main Street, Redwood City, CA 94063

W.L. Butler tailors its approach based on the needs and wants of its clients to complete projects. The firm’s adaptive style allows it to serve various clients and meet the demands of different building types. It has over 46 years of serving the automotive, education, financial, retail, healthcare, hospitality, industrial, mixed-use, multi-family, and office industries. 

Most of W.L. Butler’s projects begin with defining a project scope to figure out how to maximize features, functionality, and cost-effectiveness. The firm’s projects can be found in Cupertino, Livermore, Redwood, and the surrounding area. Among these projects is the Cupertino Crossroads shopping center, which has a new MEP, underground utilities, fire systems, rooftop units, exterior grading, paving, parking, landscaping, and stone veneer columns.

Cupertino Electric

1132 North Seventh Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Cupertino Electric primarily serves the California commercial, data center, energy, and modular industries. It is known for its electrical infrastructure that allows clients to achieve their goals. The firm also provides services that cover the entire lifecycle of each project. These services include engineering and BIM, procurement, prefabrication, construction, commissioning, and maintenance.

Cupertino Electric worked on a Whole Foods Market branch in Cupertino. The structure measures 77,000 square feet and was constructed on a fast-track schedule. It features a 30 kV photovoltaic system, a 12kV primary electrical distribution system, as well as fire alarm and security systems. Cupertino Electric completed the project in under three months.

South Bay Construction

1711 Dell Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008

South Bay Construction has over 40 years of experience in serving the R&D, high-tech, cleantech, retail, hospitality, and mixed-use industries. Among the firm’s work is 10 retail buildings and a six-level parking garage in Main Street Cupertino. Each of the buildings is supported by beam/spread footing, slaps-on-grade, structural steel columns with moment frames, and metal decking. The exterior walls were finished with decorative stone and wood panels; it also features fabric, glass, and metal panel canopies.

Much of South Bay Construction’s work can be found in Cupertino, Campbell, and the surrounding area. The firm’s mission is to provide timely and sustainable design-build projects while remaining cost-effective. Its services include conceptual budgeting, pre-construction, and construction.

Layton Construction

154 E Dana Street, Mountain View, CA 94041

For nearly 70 years, Layton Construction has been providing areas like Cupertino and Mountain View with its services. The firm has accumulated experience in building structures for industries like healthcare, hospitality, retail, and manufacturing. Layton Construction worked on the retail outlet in Tejon Ranch, CA. The outlet is 365,000 square feet and features nine buildings; each one has individual and public restrooms, a gallery/food court area, and a tenant build-out. 

Layton Construction has also established itself in Boise, Irvine, San Jose, Orlando, Honolulu, Kauai, and Nashville. Its wide reach allows the firm to maintain good relationships with clients, employees, and subcontractors.