Chris Manning to Succeed Jerry Overaa as Overaa Construction CEO

RICHMOND, Calif., October 14, 2021- C. Overaa & Co., a leading general contractor providing services to Northern California since 1907, today announced that Christopher Manning has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Additionally, Carl Overaa has been named President and Colby Powell has been named Chief Operating Officer. Gerald “Jerry” Overaa, who had been Chief Executive […]

The Center – OUSD Central Commissary Receives a 2021 CA ENR Best Project Award

The Center – OUSD Central Commissary received a 2021 CA ENR Best Project Award, Northern California K-12 Education category. The lease-leaseback delivery includes a new 45,000 SF facility that delivers fresh meals to 37,000 students across nearly 100 schools for OUSD. Overaa self-performed the concrete work, including foundations and 23 tilt-up panels that were raised a […]

Message from Overaa’s President Chris Manning

Our construction projects are in full swing and we are following Cal/OSHA’s latest guidance. We are using Safe Site Check In, a digital app, to conduct private health screenings and document vaccination status for all individuals (employees, subcontractors, and visitors) checking into jobsites and our Richmond and San Jose offices. Unvaccinated individuals are required to wear face masks in accordance with […]

New Fresno Yosemite Airport Garage Construction Ahead of Schedule

By Tim Sheehan April 14, 2021, The Fresno Bee A new parking garage under construction at Fresno Yosemite International Airport is expected to open in October, ahead of schedule and, remarkably, under budget, Fresno Mayor Jerry Dyer said Wednesday during a tour of the rising structure. The groundbreaking for the $29 million, four-level garage was in September, […]

Metal Shop Buildings Project in Richmond Goes Vertical!

A project 10 years in the making is going vertical! We began erecting the first of three metal buildings on January 6th, and as of January 14th, the main frames for the building were squarely in place. To date, we have placed 2,870 cubic yards of the 5,300 cubic yards of slab on grade concrete for […]

SJC’s ARFF Project Goes Vertical!

Our partners worked tremendously hard and overcame a few hurdles to get us to this milestone. Our design team and steel detailers worked side by side to start shop drawings after 90% contract documents were complete on this design-build project. This allowed our steel fabrication to start earlier and meet a tight turnaround time once […]

Northern California’s Carpenters Union Unveils the Howard E. Verrinder Training Center

The new Carpenter Training Center on Santa Rita Road in Pleasanton, a 86,952-square foot, state-of-the art facility, provides training for 6,150 apprentices, including  millwrights, pile drivers, carpenters, acoustical, insulators, scaffold erectors, hardwood floor layers, and office modular furniture installers. The training center serves more than 200 apprentices weekly across Northern California counties including Alameda, Contra […]

New Milestone at The College Preparatory School

Overaa crews achieved a new milestone at The College Preparatory School in Oakland yesterday after pouring our first slab on grade. The complex hillside project is located in the middle of the five-acre campus and includes the construction of a 10,000 SF wood framed facility which will include 11 classrooms, offices, associated support spaces, and extensive […]

Coming Soon: Drive-Thru Vaccine Centers

Thanks to scientists, health care workers, and everyone along the supply chain, we see light at the end of the tunnel. Overaa and partners built 5 metal carports to serve as drive through vaccine centers for Kaiser Foundation Health Plans at locations in Martinez, Dublin and Antioch.  Currently being used for flu vaccinations, Kaiser is hopeful […]

San Jose Airport’s New Fire Station 20 Breaks Ground

Overaa is excited to announce that the San Jose International Airport’s Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) facility has officially broken ground! Overaa is teamed with Ten Over Studio and MARJANG Architecture (formerly YamaMar Design) on this progressive design-build project consists of the design and construction of the ARFF facility which will be located on […]

Belgatos Reservoirs Replacement Achieves Completion

The Belgatos Reservoir Replacement project was recently completed six months ahead of schedule. This project consisted of the construction of the two 2.5 million gallon post tension concrete reservoirs which hold drinking water for the City of Los Gatos. The scope of work included the demolition of the two existing earthen based reservoirs, disposal of […]