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General Contractors in Oakland, California

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Cushman & Wakefield| General Contractor

  3.8
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Payment Score97 / 100

"Great Company to work with " - 7 months ago

Walgreens| General Contractor

  3.5
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Payment Score97 / 100

"painful and slow" - a year ago

CBRE Group | General Contractor

  2.4
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Payment Score96 / 100

"Absolutely terrible. No one responds to repeated requests for payment yet they continue to expect you to continue performing work for them when payments are over 8 months past due! RUN!!!" - 2 days ago

W. L. Butler Construction| General Contractor

  4.2
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Payment Score95 / 100

"Their contracts allow for a small 3% discount for quick payment within 2 weeks. Just completed our second project with Butler and had zero issues with their AP department, with retention even paid wit..." - a year ago

WeWork| General Contractor

  4
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Payment Score95 / 100

WeWork is a General Contractor based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 396 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

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Payment Score95 / 100

Highland Commercial Roofing is a General Contractor based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 859 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

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Payment Score95 / 100

San Joaquin Valley Homes is a General Contractor based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 453 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

The Regents of University California| Property Owner / Public Entity

Oakland, California
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Payment Score95 / 100

The Regents of University California is a Property Owner / Public Entity based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 161 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

Caltrans (California Dept. Of Transportation)| Property Owner / Public Entity

  1.2
Oakland, California
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Payment Score93 / 100

"I am subcontractor and CALTRANS is not paying contractor. Currently 150 days out." - 6 months ago

Holland Construction Co,| General Contractor

  4.7
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Payment Score90 / 100

Holland Construction Co, is a General Contractor based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 89 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

Fisher Construction Group| General Contractor

  4.3
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Payment Score90 / 100

Fisher Construction Group is a General Contractor based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 90 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

City of San Jose (CA)| Property Owner / Public Entity

Oakland, California
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Payment Score90 / 100

City of San Jose (CA) is a Property Owner / Public Entity based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 76 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

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Payment Score90 / 100

Condon Johnson & Associates is a Subcontractor based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 86 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

University of California San Diego| Property Owner / Public Entity

  5
Oakland, California
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Payment Score89 / 100

University of California San Diego is a Property Owner / Public Entity based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 222 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

Swinerton Builders| General Contractor

  4.1
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Payment Score89 / 100

"Very Slow on School project." - a month ago

Whole Foods Market| General Contractor

  3
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Payment Score89 / 100

Whole Foods Market is a General Contractor based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 1237 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan| Property Owner / Public Entity

Oakland, California
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Payment Score89 / 100

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan is a Property Owner / Public Entity based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 422 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

BNBuilders| General Contractor

  4.7
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Payment Score88 / 100

"One of our favorite GCs to work with in California. If you have any problems with them, it's likely because of the owner not even paying them either" - 2 years ago

Colliers International| Property Owner / Public Entity

  4.5
Oakland, California
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Payment Score88 / 100

Colliers International is a Property Owner / Public Entity based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 309 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

Kaiser Permanente| Property Owner / Public Entity

  4
Oakland, California
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Payment Score88 / 100

Kaiser Permanente is a Property Owner / Public Entity based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 256 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

Skanska| General Contractor

  2.4
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Payment Score88 / 100

"If you follow the invocing process properly and get your approvals, you will get paid promptly. Address change orders promptly as well. No issues. Paying on time. " - 3 months ago

Western Alliance Bank| Lender

Oakland, California
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Payment Score88 / 100

Western Alliance Bank is a Lender based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 321 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

LGI Homes| General Contractor

  5
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Payment Score87 / 100

LGI Homes is a General Contractor based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 625 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

Hathaway Dinwiddie| General Contractor

  4.3
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Payment Score87 / 100

Hathaway Dinwiddie is a General Contractor based in Oakland, California. They’ve worked on 196 projects based on available information. On this page you can find reviews, job history, office information, and more to ensure successful projects together.

Turner Construction| General Contractor

  3.8
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Payment Score86 / 100

"Great Company to work with. Granted we only did one job for them but it went smoothly." - 2 months ago

Frequently Asked Questions about Oakland General Contractors

How many General Contractors are there in Oakland ?

There are 214 GCs in Oakland. If you are a property / developer owner looking for a GC for a project, it’s important to look at a GCs past payment history and reputation as a project partner. Choosing the right GC could be the difference between a lien filed on the project due to slow pay or a successful project where all companies are paid quickly and fairly.

How many projects have Oakland General Contractors worked in the last 12 months?

There have been approximately 37145 projects General Contractors have worked on in Oakland in the last 12 months based on available construction data.

How can I check reviews of a Oakland General Contractor?

There are several different review sites to check for reviews about GCs you’re thinking about working with. You can browse Levelset’s Payment Profiles to find reviews from other construction companies to understand how a GC pays their vendors, their job reputation, and how good they are as a project partner. Checking reviews of GCs are important and could save you time, money, and most importantly remove stress from slow or non-payment. If you know anyone who could share their experience working with a specific GC, be sure to share their profile link and get their perspective.

What is the Levelset Payment Score and why is it important to check a GCs payment score?

The Levelset Payment score is a comprehensive review of a general contractor’s payment reputation and performance. The score looks at a company’s past jobs, size of jobs, recency of jobs, number of project partners they’ve worked with, instances of payment or slow payment, the types of documents being exchanged, and more. You can sort the companies in this Oakland GC list to find the highest performing GCs near you.

Recent Oakland Contractors Reviews from other Construction Companies


Absolutely terrible. No one responds to repeated requests for payment yet they continue to expect you to continue performing work for them when payments are over 8 months past due!... Read More

2 days ago

Worst company to work for. Their policy is do not respond, do not pay and do not care.

a month ago

Very Slow on School project.

a month ago

We have had great experiences with McCarthy Building companies, however the last job we did for them was not one of those. The pandemic could have played a part; I just hope we c... Read More

a month ago

Great Company to work with. Granted we only did one job for them but it went smoothly.

2 months ago

I've had a Stop Notice and Bond Claim filed against them. Worst GC I've ever worked for, almost put me out of business.

2 months ago

like clockwork. great AP team and company to work with. Awesome team @ NOVO

3 months ago

Subcontractors should take into account HP has a laborious payment process. A multi-step checklist, requiring subcontractors to obtain multiple notery stamps for every progress pay... Read More

3 months ago

If you follow the invocing process properly and get your approvals, you will get paid promptly. Address change orders promptly as well. No issues. Paying on time.

3 months ago

Act honestly and pay subtractors

6 months ago

I am subcontractor and CALTRANS is not paying contractor. Currently 150 days out.

6 months ago

Helpful in the beginning. EXTREMELY non-responsive to payments that were billed for 10 months ago until Lien was filed and escalated. Overall- good contractor.

7 months ago

Great Company to work with

7 months ago

Have been waiting over a year to get paid- with a purchase order. Can't find any way to get in contact with accounts payable dept. Can't find email address anywhere. Have called ma... Read More

8 months ago

My experience is that they will come up with every excuse in the world to hold onto your money, ex. holding onto money for 6 months to a year after the change order is complete. ... Read More

9 months ago