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The Rise of Biotech and Life Science Buildings in the Bay Area

Over the past few years, we have seen a rise in biotech and life science building construction in the Bay Area. These developments have been quite common in San Francisco for a long time, but their development has recently accelerated. In some cases, due to a lack of square footage in more popular cities, we’ve ...

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Project Spotlight: BioSquare, a place to construct the future

We are proud to have worked with Blue Rise Ventures and DES on this market-ready life sciences space. The purpose of this project was to build an incredible home for the next generation of great biotech and life science companies in the South Bay.

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Building A Career At South Bay Construction (SBC)

South Bay Construction is a small company that builds really big things, and we’ve got the track record to show for it. Our projects are one of the many aspects that attracts people to come work for us since we’re one of the few companies of our size taking on projects of the scale and ...

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South Bay Construction Has The Expertise To Get The Job Done

One of the things we love about the Bay Area is how vibrant, diverse, and rapidly growing the whole community is. The work encompasses a wide range of projects — everything from concrete tilt-ups to large, sprawling commercial spaces, and biotech and life science facilities. For all our clients, we use our four decades of …

2021 Year In Review

Good work with good people. It’s that simple. Things change, and we adapt, adjust, and re-evaluate. Over the years, we’ve built more than buildings. We’ve built trust and deep, long-lasting relationships with clients who have become friends. You’re part of the team. So, we know that whatever happens in 2022, we’ve got your back. Happy …

Cost Estimation in the Time of COVID and Beyond

The global pandemic has led to changes that have impacted our entire industry. Supply chain issues, in particular, have rippled through the world of construction. In the past, a lot of supply chain issues could be cleared up simply by paying to expedite things. However, that’s not really an option these days. It’s not a …

How We Do Business

The Bay Area is one of the most expensive places to build in the country, so you’ve got to trust the people you’re working with. At SBC, business is personal. We do good work with good people. No matter who we’re working with, we want them to feel a part of the SBC team. We …

Technology in Construction at SBC

We’re sure you’ve felt the positive impacts of technology in your own lives (you might even be reading this on your phone), and we have as well. Here at South Bay Construction, we’re always on the lookout for new tools to help us build, both our company and buildings for you. We want to share …

Project Spotlight: Bringing People Together

This project was for a client in the semiconductor industry that South Bay Construction has had the pleasure of working with for the past two decades, starting off with a modest TI project in 1999, progressing to their latest headquarter building.

Women are Changing the Face of Construction

March 7th – 12th is Women in Construction (WIC) Week and we couldn’t be more thrilled to share with you stories from some of the talented and successful women of South Bay Construction. In  2018 a study found that women make up 9.9% of the construction industry in the United States. A study by AutoDesk and the Associated General Contractors of America …

Project Spotlight: Arm

Inviting office design can make all the difference for employees and teams as they go about their workday. Wanting a modern, open workspace, semiconductor and software design company Arm partnered with South Bay Construction and Arc Tec to renovate their North American headquarters in San Jose. Completed in 2020, this sophisticated commercial office remodel spans …

Project Spotlight: 650 Live Oak

As the demand for Silicon Valley real estate continues to climb, more construction projects are focusing on increasing urban density by building mixed-use residential and commercial spaces. Working with developer Kenson Ventures, the architecture firm brick, and construction manager Minkoff Group, South Bay Construction completed a standout example of green buildings done right with the …

2020 Year in Review: How South Bay Construction Navigated an Unconventional Year

It’s fair to say that 2020 challenged us in ways we never imagined. In an unprecedented time, South Bay Construction rolled up our sleeves and got to work. We turned to our strengths — our decades of experience, our team, and our dedication to sustainable, smart, and safe construction — while learning, alongside everyone else, …

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