Urban Tilth Farm Topping Out

With the final white oak truss in place, the Richmond community celebrates the topping out of the Urban Tilth North Richmond Farm. Urban Tilth is a resident-led organization in Richmond, CA that hires and trains local residents to cultivate agriculture and feed the community. Overaa is partnering with the group to help build the North […]

Safety Award at LBNL

Overaa was recognized by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for achieving 50,000 safe work hours on the Welcome Center & Transit Hub project last week. The new Welcome Center will become the new “social heart” of the Berkeley Lab Campus. The LEED project will promote safe entry and accessibility, optimize energy conservation, while minimizing impact to […]

Palace Theater is Redevelopment of the Year for East Bay/Oakland

Historical Oakland Theater Transforms Into STEM Focused School By Pawan Naidu and Jordan Taylor CoStar News A former Oakland theater built during the roaring 20s is slated to be redeveloped into a school dedicated to STEM subjects. The transformation of the once entertainment hub earned the project the 2024 CoStar Impact Award for redevelopment of the year for […]

Overaa receives Congressional Commendation

Congressman John Garamendi, California’s 8th District representative, presented Overaa Construction with a Congressional Commendation honoring their 117 years in operation at the Richmond Civic Center, California, December 15, 2023.  Jerry Overaa, Chairman of Overaa Construction, accepted the award on behalf of the company, fittingly, in a building built by Overaa.  The award honored Overaa Construction […]

SJC Airport Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Facility Wins National DBIA Award

San Jose Mineta International Airport Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Facility wins Design Build Institute of America’s (DBIA) 2023 National Merit Award in the Aviation category. This progressive design-build project was delivered one month early, within budget, and with a perfect safety record. It is the first facility on the West Coast to serve […]

Overaa Named a Top 200 Environmental Firm by ENR

Overaa was recently named a Top Environmental Firm by Engineering News Record. Based on annual revenue, the list ranks firms involved in water treatment and supply, wastewater treatment, and other environmental work across the globe. The list includes engineers, consultants, construction managers as well as general contractors. Among the general contractors based in California, Overaa […]

Creative Adaptive Reuse for Permanent Supportive Housing

In a unique public-private partnership, Overaa will transform an old office building in San Pablo to accommodate 54 residential units. The project will provide permanent supportive housing for up to 58 people experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness. The design-build, adaptive reuse project will reimagine the two-level, 27,000 SF building as a community of […]

Regional Surface Water Supply Project to Deliver Drinking Water to Turlock and Ceres

Cost plunges for water treatment plant for Turlock and Ceres. Will it affect rates? SACRAMENTO BEE, BY JOHN HOLLAND DECEMBER 06, 2021 7:00 AM The water treatment plant being built for Turlock and Ceres will cost nearly $100 million less than expected. A low-interest state loan made that possible, project General Manager Robert Granberg said […]