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 Co-Hosts Panel Discussion at 2024 Coalition for Adequate School Housing (CASH) Conference

At this years Coalition for Adequate School Housing (CASH) Conference, Overaa’s Mike Conrad alongside Kenya Chatman, Oakland Unified School District; moderator Elena Comrie, Cumming Corporation; and Jeff Evans, HKIT Architects, hosted a panel discussion on on how preconstruction transforms collaborative project success.   This interactive workshop provided participants an enriching, immersive learning experience featuring best practices […]

Overaa and Water Collaborative Delivery Association Advance Successful Collaborative Delivery Solutions at Joint Event

Overaa and the Water Collaborative Delivery Association co-organized the “Fundamentals and Implementation of Collaborative Delivery Projects” event last week to advance successful collaborative delivery solutions for the water and wastewater industry. Best practices, knowledge, and resources were shared in our Q&A panel to help owners, design-build firms, engineering firms, construction firms, and suppliers leverage the […]

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 […]

College Preparatory School Project Receives 2023 AIA East Bay Design Honor Award

Congratulations to College Preparatory School, Jensen Architects and project team on College Preparatory School’s new Math and Student Life Buildings receiving a 2023 AIA East Bay Design Honor Award. For this collaborative project, Overaa teamed with Jensen to replace aging facilities on the campus with a 10,000 SF wood framed facility housing modern classrooms, student […]

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 […]

Leading Research and Development Center Expands Campus in CA

Overaa Construction was pleased to join a confidential client for the ribbon cutting of a new 22,000 SF single-story Class A office building. The new building includes offices, conference rooms, collaborative spaces, support spaces and workspaces. It features a unified appearance and building engineering systems that integrate within the existing campus. Overaa accelerated the underground […]

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 […]