Chula Vista translates to “beautiful view,” with many scholars linking the name to the city’s scenic location. It is the second-largest city in San Diego and tourism is one of its major industries. If you are looking for the best tenant improvement contractors in the city for your office or commercial property, this list contains five of the best companies working in Chula Vista, California. Our editorial team hand-picked each firm—we carefully examined their outstanding portfolios, achievements, relationships with clients from various industries, as well as their ability to surpass client expectations. Many of these firms have dedicated themselves to building sustainable projects.

Pacific Building Group

9752 Aspen Creek Court, Suite 150, San Diego, CA 92126

Regional general contractor Pacific Building Group has over three decades of experience in innovative and customized construction projects. It mainly serves San Diego County. 

The firm has teams composed of design and building professionals which are led by the chairman of the board, Gregory Rogers, and president and CEO, Jim Roherty. Rogers has served as the chairperson of Associated Builders & Contractors San Diego (ABC) and is currently an active member of the NAIOP San Diego Chapter and the Associated General Contractors, San Diego (AGC). Roherty has worked on several well-known projects such as Sony’s Engineering and Manufacturing facility, the Insurance Company of the West Headquarters, and the Gateway Computer Headquarters.

Specializing in tenant improvement, Pacific Building Group focuses on providing its clients with a hands-on approach to planning and building projects. Doing so leads to client satisfaction and the possibility of a long-term relationship with the customer. With its dedication to customer service, the firm has grown into one of the leading, award-winning companies in the greater San Diego area.

W.E. O’Neil

201 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite 380, Solana Beach, CA 92075

Founded in 1925, W.E. O’Neil is the oldest firm in this list. Its expertise in commercial building can be experienced through its 12 offices in six states, specifically Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Tennessee, and Texas. With almost a century of service, it has built high-quality spaces in 30 states. The firm became employee-owned (ESOP) in 1994, and 100% ESOP in 2020. 

W.E. O’Neil works in several sectors, including adaptive reuse, aerospace, technology, manufacturing, education, entertainment, recreation, municipal, healthcare, life sciences, and hospitality. The firm also handles sustainable building projects, keeping each within the industry standards such as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), WELL Building, and Energy Star, as well as carbon capture, net zero, and distributed energy systems.

Good & Roberts

2455 Impala Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92010

With over 40 years of experience, Good & Roberts (G&R), is a California-based firm that focuses on the design phase and design-assist, construction, and self-perform for tenant improvement and ground-up construction projects. The firm is led by its president, Joe Grosshart, who graduated with a master’s degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University. Grasshart has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry and has served as the vice president and project manager for other construction companies prior to his presidential position.

The firm works with commercial and industrial clients, and many of its projects have been featured in multiple publications such as The Valley Chronicle, The Registry Socal, Building Design + Construction, and The Construction Dive. G&R also has a designated department for safety in the workplace and the job site. This dedication to safety involves a Safety Director and a Field Safety Manager who make sure that each project implements the firm’s specialized Environmental Health & Safety Injury and Illness Prevention Program.

Advanced Property Solutions

3525 Del Mar Heights Road, #922, San Diego, CA 92130

Advanced Property Solutions (APS) was founded in 1998 by Jamie Accetta and has since been offering an efficient building process and high-quality craftsmanship. The firm has a team of talented professionals that has been exceeding the expectations of clients when it comes to designing, planning, permitting, and commercial construction. It specializes in office, retail, restaurant, public art installation, and fitness. 

As a design-build contractor, APS also offers green building services, which helps clients create spaces that benefit not only the tenants and their well-being but also the community and environment. The firm is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the USGBC San Diego Chapter.

Bycor General Contractors

6490 Marindustry Place, San Diego, CA 92121

Bycor General Contractors has been building high-quality homes and commercial projects in the San Diego area since 1981. Bycor is led by president and co-founder, Rich Byer, who has been in the construction industry for over 40 years. After receiving his general contractor license, Byer set out to establish Bycor with Scott Kaats; it has since become one of the leading commercial construction companies in San Diego. 

The firm has a team of over 100 industry professionals that offers general contracting services for tenant improvements, shell building construction, life science, healthcare, renovations, advanced technology, and retail. It is also committed to sustainability, ensuring that every project leaves little to no negative impact on the environment. Bycor worked on the LEED Gold High Tech High Chula Vista campus which features big bay windows that double as reading nooks inside classrooms.