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Whittier’s Oltmans Construction Co. Continues Ranking Among State’s Premier Contractors

WHITTIER, CA – Recording a construction volume for 2008 of nearly $300 million, Oltmans Construction Co. of Whittier, CA continued its ranking among the top tier of general contractors in California, checking in at number 33 among 95 companies listed, according to CALIFORNIA CONSTRUCTION Magazine. Read More ››

Submarket’s Strength Trumps Economy For Developer

WESTERN REALCO ANNOUNCES $40 MILLION ‘SPEC’ DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN COMMERCE; OLTMANS CONSTRUCTION BEGINS WORK Read More ››

Oltmans Construction Completes Fontana Facility

WHITTIER – To the casual observer, Door Components Inc.’s new $11 million corporate headquarters might appear a little skewed. Read More ››

Oltmans Construction Ranked Among Area’s Largest Private Firms; Rises Seven Spots

Whittier, CA-based Oltmans Construction Co. has risen seven spots to rank 41st among “L.A.’s 100 Largest Private Companies”, according to the LOS ANGELES BUSINESS JOURNAL’S recently-published list. Read More ››

Futuristic $11 Million Headquarters Combats ‘Earthquake Country’

FONTANA, CA — A futuristic, $11 million corporate headquarters for Door Components, Inc. whose intentionally skewed “Leaning Tower of Pisa” façade at once displays the company’s cutting edge products while advancing seismic stability and energy efficiency, has opened in Fontana, CA, announces Oltmans Construction Co., the project’s general contractor. Read More ››

Oltmans Ranked in Design-Build Firms

Increasing owner concerns with budget restrictions, timely project delivery and variable materials prices are sparking greater demand for the utilization of the time-tested design-build process in today’s construction industry, according to officials of Oltmans Construction Co. Read More ››

Whittier-based Oltmans Construction Gains National Ranking For General Contractors

WHITTIER, CA – On the heels of being listed within the elite tier of California general contractors, Oltmans Construction Co. of Whittier, CA has been ranked at the upper half of the “Top 400 Contractors” nationwide for 2008 by leading industry publication ENGINEERING NEWS-RECORD (ENR). Read More ››

Oltmans Builds Its Ranking As Contractor

WHITTIER – Oltmans Construction Co. has been ranked among the top third of California general contractors based on 2007 volume. Read More ››

Oltmans Construction Co. Ranked Among California’s Top Third Contractors

WHITTIER, CA – Oltmans Construction Co. of Whittier, CA, with offices in Thousand Oaks, CA, has been ranked among the top one-third of all general contractors in California based on 2007 volume, according to California Construction magazine. Read More ››

Furniture Firm’s $20M Warehouse Goes Green

PANORAMA CITY, CA-Living Spaces Furniture has a new 188,000-sf warehouse and showroom here in a portion of the former General Motors factory that Oltmans Construction Co. of Whittier, CA converted on behalf of the furniture company in a $20 million project. The new warehouse and showroom for Living Spaces Furniture is now part of “the Plant,” a combination distribution buildings and retail space that has been developed on the site of the former General Motors Assembly Plant. Read More ››

Oltmans Construction Co. Named ‘BEST’ L.A. County Industrial Contractor By Leading Business Journal

WHITTIER, CA – Oltmans Construction Co., a perennial leader in the Southland’s general contracting industry currently celebrating its 75th Anniversary, achieved another benchmark last week when the respected LOS ANGELES BUSINESS JOURNAL named the firm the “Best Construction Company” within Los Angeles County’s industrial real estate sector. Read More ››

$16.5 Million Logistics Center Going Up

REDLANDS – An Atlanta-based developer is primed to start building a 225,078-square-foot distribution center on Alabama Street this month. Read More ››

Long-Time Southland Construction Industry Leader Robert M. Holmes Dies At 86 In San Marino

SAN MARINO, CA – Robert M. Holmes, a prominent figure in Southern California’s construction industry for over a half century and a central figure in establishing Whittier, CA-based Oltmans Construction Co. to pre-eminence in the field, has died. Read More ››

Fourth Generation G.A. Gertmenian Rug Importers’ Headquarters Launched by Oltmans in L.A.’s Lincoln Heights

LOS ANGELES–G.A. Gertmenian & Sons, the fourth generation importer and wholesaler of accent and area rugs that successfully made the transition from antique oriental rugs, recently celebrated the groundbreaking for a 150,000 square foot corporate headquarters and warehouse in the Lincoln Heights area of Los Angeles. Read More ››

Oltmans Converting Obsolete Building With ‘Green’ Elements – Last Metal Building of Former GM Plant is Becoming Modern Living Spaces Furniture Complex

PANORAMA CITY, CA – The last metal building of what was formerly General Motors’ largest auto plant on the West Coast is being replaced by a $20 million state-of-the-art warehouse and showroom for Living Spaces Furniture featuring key “green building” components, announces Oltmans Construction Co. the general contractor. Read More ››