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 Receives 2022 Construction Employers’ Association (CEA) Excellence in Safety Award

Overaa is proud to receive the Construction Employers’ Association (CEA) 2022 Excellence in Safety Award. This award recognizes contractors with exceptional TRIR, DART, and EMR rates, as well as exceptional training and IIPP programs. The primary responsibility of Overaa’s safety team is to promote and ensure a safe work environment for all employees. This involves […]

Overaa Named an SF Business Times Best Place to Work for the 7th Year in a Row

Overaa is thrilled to be named an SF Business Time’s Best Place to work for the seventh consecutive year! Congratulations to the entire Overaa team in ranking our company as top place to work for – we are incredibly lucky to work with the most talented people across all departments. Find opportunities to join our […]

San José Cogen Wastewater Facility Receives DBIA National Award of Merit

We are proud to announce that San José Cogen Wastewater Facility has received a DBIA National Award of Merit. Located in San José, CA, this progressive design-build project replaced aging cogeneration equipment for one of the largest wastewater treatment facilities in the western U.S. The new facility not only powers the entire San José-Santa Clara […]

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 […]

Overaa voted #12 Best Places to Work by San Francisco Business Times

We are honored to be named #12 Best Places to Work 2020 by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal. For the 5th time in as many years, Overaa has been voted by our employees as a Best Place to Work among large employers. Click play to see what a few of […]

Honored to be voted a Best Place to Work by our employees!

April 18, 2019 – Overaa Construction is proud to have once again to have been ranked as a “Best Places to Work” by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal. This prestigious annual ranking shines the spotlight on 130 local companies that rise to the top in terms of having a happy […]

Overaa Receives CEA Safety Excellence Award

Overaa is proud to have recently received the Construction Employers Association’s “Excellence in Safety Award.” We are only one of 46 companies who received this coveted safety award. The award recognizes VCEA companies who have achieved three of five benchmarks including: An injury and illness rate at least 25% below the industry average A lost […]

Overaa Jumps 8 Spots on Top Greater Bay Area Contractors List

Overaa Construction is excited to announce that it recently ranked #22 on the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Top 75 Greater Contractor’s List. This is an eight spot jump from 2017! We are thankful for our amazing clients and teaming partners for another successful year!

Oakland Zoo California Trail Wins ENR Best Project

The California Trail at the Oakland Zoo won Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Regional Best Project Award in the Cultural Category at the Julia Morgan Ballroom, San Francisco California, October 9, 2018. More than 20 years in the making, the $72 million project was a culmination of community collaboration and the perseverance of the Conservation Society of […]