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September 18, 2023

#3 Fortune Best Workplaces in Construction™ 2023

Whittier, CA – Fortune Magazine and Great Places to Work (GPTW) have recognized Oltmans Construction Co. at #3 on the Fortune Best Workplaces in Construction™ Small & Medium Companies list for 2023.

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August 29, 2023

Ed Sorbel Promoted to Director of Field Operations

Whittier, CA – August 29, 2023 - Oltmans Construction Co. is pleased to formally announce the promotion of Ed Sorbel to Director of Field Operations.

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June 5, 2023

A Top Contractor in the Nation, Oltmans ranks #120 on ENR's Top 400 Contractors List and #64 on The Top 100 List of Contractors

Whittier, CA – June 5, 2023 - Congratulations are in order!

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May 9, 2023

Special Groundbreaking Ceremony with Birtcher Development and Tomorrow's Talent

Fontana, CA - May 9, 2023 - Groundbreaking for the Birtcher Logistics Center Fontana project with Birtcher Development and Tomorrrow's Talent

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May 3, 2023

Oltmans Self-Perform Concrete Operations

Rancho Cucamonga, CA – May 3, 2023 – Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, John Gormly shares his perspective on what makes Oltmans Concrete a cornerstone of our pride and passion.

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April 5, 2023

Whittier, CA – April 5, 2023 –Turning 91 is no reason to slow down and we hope Oltmans' new website allows clients, business partners, and employees a new and improved way to share in our milestones.

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March 1, 2023

2023 LABJ Commercial Real Estate Awards

Los Angeles, CA – March 1, 2023 –At this year’s 28th Annual Los Angeles Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Awards, Oltmans Construction Co. and our respective business partners and colleagues were recognized for two award-winning projects – Children’s Institute Inc. Watts Campus for the Best Community Impact project and Toyota Logistics for Best Sustainability and BestIndustrial project.

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February 10, 2023

Employees say Oltmans is a Great Place to Work!

Whittier, CA – February 10, 2023 – Oltmans Construction Co. recertifiesas a Great Place to Work.

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January 1, 2023

LABJ Disruptors 2022 Awards

Los Angeles, CA – January 1, 2023 – Oltmans Construction Co.joined the prestigious league of companies recognized among the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2022 100 Fastest Growing, Disruptor Companies in LA in the social responsibility category.

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September 7, 2022

Oltmans Construction Co. is recognized as a Best Workplace in Construction by Fortune Magazine

Whittier, CA – September 7, 2022 – Oltmans Construction Co. is ranked no. 11 out of 25 top small and medium construction companies in the nation by Fortune Magazine.

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July 29, 2022

KIPP Compton Community School recognized by Blueprint Magazine

Compton, CA – Blueprint Magazine recently published an article on the award winning project KIPP Compton and interviewed Erick Hagstrom, the director of real estate for KIPP SoCal Public Schools.

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July 20, 2022

Oltmans Places #5 LABJ’s Top General Contractors in LA County

Los Angeles, CA – July 19, 2022 – Oltmans Construction Co. is ranked no. 5 of 40 general contractors included in the Los Angeles Business Journal Top General Contractors in Los Angeles County list by 2021 contract values. In 2021, Oltmans celebrated $500-million in Los Angeles County Billings and $733-million in Los Angeles County contracts.

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May 27, 2022

Oltmans Places #136 ENR’s Top 400 Contractors List

Whittier, CA – May 27, 2022 – Oltmans Construction Co. ranks no. 136 of 400 general contractors included in the list featuring the largest general contractors in the nation.

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May 6, 2022

2021 Governor’s Historic Preservation Award – AJ Kirkwood Headquarters, Fullerton, CA

Sacramento, CA – April 27, 2022 – Since 1986, The Governor’s Historic Preservation Award has been designed to recognize the accomplishments of community-based groups and individuals throughout California, each of whom has worked to preserve aspects of our heritage. AJ Kirkwood Headquarters previously the Beckman Instruments Administration Building was recognized for its excellent preservation at the in person and virtual ceremony held in Sacramento, CA.

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April 4, 2022

Promotions of Senior Vice Presidents Gerald Singh and Tony Perez

April 4, 2022 (Effective October 1, 2021) – Oltmans Construction Co. is pleased to formally announce the promotions of Gerald Singh and Tony Perez to Senior Vice President.

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March 5, 2022

LABJ CRE 2022 – The Willows wins ‘Best Community Impact’ and The Center at Needham Ranch wins ‘Best Industrial Award’

Los Angeles, CA – March 2, 2022 – The teams behind The Willows project and The Center at Needham Ranch celebrates two Gold Awards for “Best Community Impact Project” and “Best Industrial Project” respectively, presented by the LA Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Awards.

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March 2, 2022

90 Years of Crafting Excellence

March 2, 2022 – Oltmans Construction Co. announces its 90th year in business with much to celebrate and be grateful for. This milestone is a salute to you; our trusted partners, cherished community, and exceptional team.

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February 12, 2022

Join Us on the Double R Ranch Renovation Project

Thank you for your interest in the Double R Ranch kitchen and dining room remodel project in Silverado, CA. We hope you will join us in transforming Orange County Rescue Mission’s new facility into a refuge for those seeking a place to heal, learn, and start a new life.

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January 12, 2022

Oltmans Construction Co. recognized as a Great Place to Work for the third year in a row!

Whittier, CA – May, 2021 – Oltmans Construction Co. has been recognized by Great Place to Work for a third consecutive year in a row. 91% of employees at Oltmans Construction Co. say it is a great place to work compared to 59% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company.

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October 20, 2021

2021 OC Spire Awards Winner – The Pegasus School Science Center

Los Angeles, CA – October 15, 2021 – The Pegasus School Science Center renovation project was recognized at CREW’s 2021 OC Spire Award Ceremony for best renovation in Orange County. Additional project honorees for the award include OCRM’s Veterans Outpost Expansion in Tustin, CA and the Old Ranch Country Club project in Seal Beach, CA in the philanthropy and renovation categories, respectively.

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October 6, 2021

LABJ Largest Projects Underway #32 and #49 – The Center at Needham Ranch and Torrance Commerce Center

Los Angeles, CA – October 4, 2021 – The Los Angeles Business Journal recognized The Center at Needham Ranch project in Santa Clarita, CA at #32 and The Torrance Commerce Center project in Torrance, CA at #49 on its Top 50 list of largest construction projects currently underway in 2021.

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June 28, 2021

Joe Oltmans II – 2021 Commercial Real Estate Visionaries: CRE Executives

Special congratulations to our beloved chairman emeritus Joe Oltmans II. Joe was recognized by LA Times B2B Publishing as a 2021 LA County Visionary Executive in the Commercial Real Estate Industry.

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May 31, 2021

Oltmans Places #184 on the 2021 ENR List of Top 400 Contractors

Whittier, CA – May 31, 2021 – Oltmans Construction Co. ranks no. 184 of 400 general contractors included in the list which features the largest general contractors in the nation.

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May 27, 2021

The Willows Honored at the AIALA Residential Architecture Awards

Los Angeles, CA – May 27, 2021 – Oltmans is pleased to announce its participation in a 2021 AIALA award-winning project. The Willows has been honored for the Residential Architecture Award in the temporary housing category.

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March 1, 2021

Oltmans’ Magnolia Science Academy #1 wins ‘Best Community Impact’ and Goodman Logistics Center, El Monte wins ‘Best Industrial Award’

Los Angeles, CA – February 24, 2021 – The teams behind the Magnolia Science Academy #1 and Goodman Logistics Center, El Monte celebrates two Gold Awards for “Best Community Impact Project” and “Best Industrial Project” respectively, presented by the LA Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Awards.

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August 4, 2020

Oltmans Celebrates New Leadership & LABJ Top Contractor Qualification for 2020

Los Angeles, CA – August 3, 2020 – Oltmans Construction Co. ranks no. 26 among all LA County contractors, with $200M reported billings in LA County alone in 2019, representing 35 percent of the company’s overall national billings.

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June 16, 2020

2020 Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s Concrete Tilt-Up Achievement Awards

Oltmans Construction Co. was recognized on several projects for their concrete tilt-up achievement by the Tilt-up Construction Association (TCA). Projects recognized include Goodman Eastvale Commerce Center, Eastvale, CA; United Pacific Headquarters, Long Beach, CA; Collins and Katz Family YMCA, Los Angeles, CA; and Beach Boulevard Medical Pavilion, Huntington Beach, CA.

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June 3, 2020

Oltmans Places #170 on the 2020 ENR List of Top 400 Contractors

Whittier, CA – June 1, 2020 – Oltmans Construction Co. ranks no. 170 of 400 general contractors included in the list, featuring the largest general contractors in the nation.

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April 7, 2020

Commemorating the Career of Jim Woodside, Vice President

Jim, or Woody to some, has retired after 30 years of employment at Oltmans Construction Co. and 25 years leading Oltmans production and field operations team in the Vice President position.

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March 19, 2020


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February 29, 2020

Oltmans’ Downtown West MOB Wins Best Medical Project for 2020

Los Angeles, CA – February 24, 2020 – The construction team behind Downtown West MOB celebrates a Gold Award for “Best Medical Project,” presented by the LA Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Awards.

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January 31, 2020

Frank Gehry’s New Landmark Building For Children’s Institute Breaks Ground In Watts

LOS ANGELES January 30, 2020 – Children’s Institute (CII), the social impact organization dedicated to transforming the lives of children exposed to adversity and poverty in Los Angeles, announced that the groundbreaking ceremony for their new Watts campus took place on Thursday, January 30 at 11am.

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January 22, 2020

Commemorating the Career of Mark Bargman, Superintendent

Whittier, CA – December 20, 2019 – Mark Bargman, superintendent, who was recently recognized as employee of the month in August of 2019, has retired after 43 years of building excellence at Oltmans Construction Co. Mark began as a first-period apprentice with Oltmans in December of 1977, right out of high school.

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January 3, 2020

Oltmans Recognized as Top Contractor for 2020 by LABJ

General Contractors

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September 5, 2019

Back to the Beginning: A History of Oltmans

The early beginnings of Oltmans Construction Co. and the story of Joseph Overwin Oltmans, founder of our company and grandfather of current chairman emeritus, Joseph O. Oltmans II.

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July 29, 2019

Oltmans is a LABJ Top 48 Contractor for 2019

Ranking no. 36 among all LA County contractors, Oltmans Construction Co. reported $86 million in billings in LA County, and $530 million nationally in 2018.

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June 10, 2019

Karen Okerlund a LABJ Women’s Council & Awards Nominee

Karen Okerlund, director of marketing and client development at Oltmans Construction Co., is a 2019 “Rising Star” nominee for the LA Business Journal’s Women’s Council and Awards.

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June 3, 2019

Oltmans Places #137 on the 2019 ENR List of Top 400 Contractors

Oltmans Construction Co. celebrated $681.4 million in total revenue and $344.9 million in new contracts in 2018.

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May 16, 2019

Oltmans Construction Co. Celebrates Being Great Place to Work-Certified™

Oltmans is proud to be able to say that 97 percent of our staff love working here.

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April 9, 2019

Commemorating the Career of Joseph O. Oltmans II, CEO and Chairman of the Board

WHITTIER, CA – April 1, 2019 – Joseph O. Oltmans II announced his retirement as chief executive officer and chairman of the board, after 55 years of service at Oltmans Construction Co.

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January 14, 2019

LABJ Honors Anjana Bhowmik in List of Outstanding Women in Construction & Design

Anjana Bhowmik (LEED AP), Director of Operations of Oltmans’ Strategic Markets Group (SMG), has been acknowledged as one of Los Angeles County’s most influential women in construction and design for 2019.

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November 28, 2018

LABJ Fastest-Growing Private Companies 2018

November 9, 2018 – Oltmans Construction Co. makes #70, with a revenue jump of 68% from 2015 through 2017.

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October 9, 2018

Anjana Bhowmik Promoted to Operations Director, Strategic Markets

October 9, 2018 – Oltmans Construction Co. is pleased to announce that Anjana Bhowmik, LEED AP, has been promoted to Operations Director, Strategic Markets.

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May 29, 2018

County of Riverside 2nd Job Fair

May 2018 – Join Oltmans Construction Co., Trammell Crow Company, The County of Riverside Economic Development Agency and The Grove Community Church at the 2nd Annual County of Riverside Job Fair on Saturday June 23, 2018.

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May 3, 2018

Meet the Senior Directors of Oltmans Construction Co.

May 2018 – Oltmans Construction Co. is pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Bell, Joanne Robinette, Joe Pike, and Jack Miller into the roles of Senior Director. These individuals have been instrumental to Oltmans’ success in recent years.

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March 16, 2018

United Pacific Wins Silver Award for Best Office Project in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA – February 20, 2018 – We are excited to share that the United Pacific Headquarters project located in Douglas Park, Long Beach was awarded silver award at this year’s Los Angeles Business Journal’s Commercial Real Estate Awards.

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December 28, 2017

Dean Burdick Promoted to Chief Estimator of Oltmans Construction Co.

December 2017 – We are excited to announce the promotion of Dean Burdick from Senior Estimator to Chief Estimator.

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March 31, 2017

Kaiser Permanente Santa Monica Awarded Silver as Best Healthcare Project in the City of LA in 2016

Los Angeles, CA – February 21, 2017 – The Kaiser Santa Monica MOB project won 2nd place (silver award) for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Commercial Real Estate Awards for the “Best Healthcare Project in LA”.

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January 6, 2017

Commemorating the Career of Jose Gonzales

WHITTIER, CA – January 5, 2017 – Jose Gonzales – TI Superintendent – Recently retired on December 28, 2016 after nearly twenty years with Oltmans Construction Co. He started in 1997 as Carpenter Apprentice on his first project, the Ashland Chemical Facility, and was quickly recognized as a strong leader and hard worker.

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September 20, 2016

QVC’s West Coast Distribution Center Debuts in Ontario, CA

ONTARIO, CA – QVC’s first west coast distribution center is located at Sares Regis Group’s new Meredith International Centre Development.

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May 23, 2016

Commemorating the Career of Juan Felix, Labor Foreman

WHITTIER, CA – May 11, 2016 – Juan Felix, Labor Foreman, recently retired on March 31, 2016 after dedicating 37 years to working at Oltmans Construction Co. He joined Oltmans in 1979 as a Laborer and was known to be a hard worker and a great leader in the field. When we called Juan to see how he was doing, he chuckled and said, “I’m fishing.” He said it’s something he enjoys doing on a regular basis.

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May 16, 2016

Ganahl Lumber Co., Groundbreaking Event

On Thursday, May 12, 2016, Ganahl Lumber Co. broke ground on their new 86,000 s.f. retail store and lumber yard with a rooftop parking lot in the city of Torrance, California. Oltmans Construction was honored to be a part of the team on this new and exciting project.

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April 22, 2016

Commemorating the Career of Oliver Hunt

WHITTIER, CA – April 22, 2016 – Oliver Hunt, also known as “Windy”, has dedicated 30 years to working at Oltmans Construction Co. He started his career in 1978 as a Laborer at the age of 27. Due to his talents and hard work, Oliver made Labor Foreman in only six (6) months. As things began to slow down in 1990, he left Oltmans for eight years to pursue other work. He returned in 1998 and has been a fixture in the Oltmans Field Operations ever since.

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February 26, 2015

CleanTech Manufacturing Center winner of Best Industrial Project in the City of Los Angeles in 2014

Trammell Crow Company, Inc., RGA Office of Architectural Design and Oltmans Construction Co. takes home the Best Industrial Project built in the City of Los Angeles in 2014.

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October 24, 2014

Solar Builder Magazine 2014 Ground-Mount Project of the Year Runner-Up: College of the Desert Carports

Thank you to everyone that voted!! Our Solar Project College of the Desert Carport has been selected as runner-up in the ground-mount category of Solar Builder‘s Project of the Year awards!

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October 2, 2014

Home Depot Grand Opening

PERRIS, CA – October 2, 2014 – “Board” Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the Grand Opening of its eCommerce Fulfillment Center located off the I-215 Fwy in Perris, CA.

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August 27, 2014

2101 El Segundo Blvd. Featured in the Los Angeles Business Journal

Another show-stopper project from Oltmans Construction Co. The 2101 El Segundo Blvd. project, was featured in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s, “Silicon Beach & Creative Spaces” issue on August 25, 2014

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July 7, 2014

Oltmans makes Top 20 List on America’s Concrete Contractors 2014: A Tilt-Up Innovator

Oltmans Construction Co. is recognized as a leading Concrete Tilt-Up Innovator by America’s Concrete Construction magazine.

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May 21, 2014

Oltmans Construction Co. Ranks #157 on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors List

Oltmans Construction Co. makes 2014 ENR Top 400 Contractors list

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April 16, 2014

Oltmans Construction Co. Promotes James R. Bogle to Chief Estimator

April 1, 2014 – John Gormly, President of Oltmans Construction Co., proudly announces the promotion of James R. Bogle to Chief Estimator.

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March 24, 2014

Grand Opening of the County of Riverside’s Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) – Perris, CA

The new, single story, 50,000 s.f. concrete tilt-up facility for the County of Riverside’s Department of Public Social Services was completed under an Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) approach which focused on a collaborative team effort to minimize cost and schedule risk.

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February 20, 2014

LABJ Commercial Real Estate Awards 2014 – Best Industrial Projects – Oltmans Takes Home Silver & Gold

Oltmans Construction Co. thanks our clients—SARES-REGIS Group and The Quinn Group for building the best industrial projects in Los Angeles. Congratulations to the project teams and everyone involved!

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January 16, 2014

ENR Photo Contest Winner – 2013 Images of the Year in Construction

Two of our project photos made it into ENR’s 2013 Images of the Year.

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December 11, 2013

Oltmans Currently Building Three of the Biggest Projects in Anaheim, CA

Oltmans Construction Co. started construction on the Ajax La Palma Business Center on September 2013 and is scheduled for completion June 2014. According to the Orange County Business Journal, at 93,447 s.f., it is currently among the biggest industrial projects in Anaheim, California in years.

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November 27, 2013

Oltmans Ranks #25 in LABJ Fastest Growing Private Companies

Oltmans Construction Co. continues to lead the construction industry by making their way to the 100 Fastest Growing Private Businesses in L.A. County. This was awarded by Los Angeles Business Journal in the November 18th issue. Oltmans ranks at #25 with 179.9% growth in revenue from 2010-12. Only 17% on this list made +$100M in 2012 and Oltmans was one of the highest revenue earners at $423.8M.

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October 18, 2013

City of Industry Metrolink Solar Project – ASCE Winner for Outstanding Sustainability Project

On Friday, October 18, 2013, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) honored the City of Industry’s Metrolink Solar Project with the award for the most “Outstanding Sustainability Project Over $10M”.

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February 20, 2013

Oltmans Garners 2013 LABJ Commercial Real Estate Awards

Oltmans Construction Co. received two First Place Awards at the Los Angeles Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Awards Event.

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July 1, 2012

Oltmans Earns Prestigious 2012 Gold Nugget Award for Best Rehab Commercial / Industrial Project

Oltmans earns one of real estate industry’s highest honors and marks creative achievement and excellence in land use, planning and architectural design.

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{"slug": "city-of-industry-stages-grand-opening-ceremony-for-metrolink-public-transportation-station-solar-pv-carports-electrical-vehicle-charging-stations", "date": "Apr 01, 2012"}
April 1, 2012

City of Industry Stages Grand Opening Ceremony for Metrolink Public Transportation Station Solar PV Carports, Electrical Vehicle Charging Stations

-Oltmans Construction Once Again Leading the Way in Solar Installation-

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February 1, 2012

Oltmans Construction Co. Completes Construction Of The Crossing Campus

Costa Mesa Facility Both Innovative and Visually Stunning

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September 1, 2011

Oltmans Solar Completes Construction On Largest Rooftop Solar Installation In North America

New Completed Project Increases Oltmans Solar Portfolio to 26MW in the U.S.

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March 1, 2011

Volkswagen Lab Being Built in Oxnard

Construction has begun on a $25-million laboratory in Oxnard that its owners hope will be one of the most advanced auto emissions testing and powertrain development facilities in the country.

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{"slug": "c-r-laurence-breaks-ground-on-new-310-000-manufacturing-facility-in-vernon-ca", "date": "Aug 01, 2010"}
August 1, 2010

C.R. Laurence Breaks Ground on New 310,000 Manufacturing Facility in Vernon, CA

VERNON, CA – Oltmans Construction Co. recently broke ground for a new 310,000 square foot manufacturing build-to-suit being constructed for the C.R. Laurence Co. in Vernon, California. The project, located on 55th Street, is situated on an over eleven-acre site, and is due for completion in February of 2011.

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January 1, 2010

Adaptive Re-Use To Creative Space In Culver City, CA Area Earns Urban Offerings LEED Gold Certification

When developer Urban Offerings, Inc. of El Segundo, CA acquired a 1956 vintage bow truss industrial building in the Culver City area of Los Angeles in 2007 to renovate it for adaptive creative office space, the company envisioned an even greater concurrent challenge to make an existing building energy sustainable. Both goals were achieved, the company reports.

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December 1, 2009

New G.A. Gertmenian Headquarters Complete in Lincoln Heights Area of L.A.

LOS ANGELES – A modern new headquarters for fourth generation accent and area rug importer/wholesaler G. A. Gertmenian & Sons that revitalizes a heretofore dormant site in the Lincoln Heights area of Los Angeles while providing the company “a platform for growth”, has been completed, announces Oltmans Construction Co., the general contractor.

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August 1, 2009

Oltmans Construction Co. of Whittier Gains Two More National Publication Rankings

WHITTIER, CA – Already the recipient of several trade media designations for leadership in its field, Oltmans Construction Co. of Whittier, CA has garnered two top national magazine rankings from BUILDING DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION MAGAZINE and CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION MAGAZINE.

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July 1, 2009

Construction Complete On Centre Pointe Village Retail Complex In Santa Clarita, CA

SANTA CLARITA, CA – With major tenants in hand, including what is reportedly the region’s only Dick’s Sporting Goods store, construction has been completed on Centre Pointe Village, a 15-acre retail project at the heart of Santa Clarita, CA, announces general contractor Oltmans Construction Co.

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June 1, 2009

Oltmans Construction Co. of Whittier, CA Repeats Among Nation’s Elite List of ‘Top 400 Contractors’

WHITTIER, CA –Joining elite company among the nation’s commercial general contractors that registered aggregate contracting revenue which rose 11.2 percent in 2008, according to ENGINEERING NEWS RECORD magazine, Oltmans Construction Co. has once again been ranked among the “Top 400 Contractors” in the U.S. by ENR.

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May 1, 2009

Oltmans Construction Co. Advances ‘Green’ Practices with ‘High Performance Program’

Completes 3 Projects for LEED Certification

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April 1, 2009

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.

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December 1, 2008

Submarket’s Strength Trumps Economy For Developer


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December 1, 2008

Oltmans Construction Completes Fontana Facility

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

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November 1, 2008

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.

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October 1, 2008

Futuristic $11 Million Headquarters Combats ‘Earthquake Country’

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.

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August 1, 2008

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.

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June 1, 2008

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).

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April 1, 2008

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.

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April 1, 2008

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.

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March 1, 2008

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.

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March 1, 2008

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.

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February 1, 2008

$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.

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November 1, 2007

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.

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{"slug": "on-its-75th-anniversary-oltmans-construction-is-right-where-it-started-at-the-forefront-of-building-quality-commercial-structures-in-the-southland", "date": "Sep 01, 2007"}
September 1, 2007

On its 75th Anniversary, Oltmans Construction is Right Where it Started – at the Forefront of Building Quality Commercial Structures in the Southland

It’s 1932–the depths of the Great Depression–what a year to start a business.

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{"slug": "oltmans-converting-obsolete-building-with-green-elements-last-metal-building-of-former-gm-plant-is-becoming-modern-living-spaces-furniture-complex", "date": "Sep 01, 2007"}
September 1, 2007

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.

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September 1, 2007

Two Arbor Themed Office Buildings Respond to Tight Conejo Valley Market at ‘The Arbors’

THOUSAND OAKS, CA – Oltmans Construction Co. has completed two office buildings totaling 142,250 square feet at “The Arbors of Thousand Oaks” on behalf of developer SARES-REGIS Group as office space vacancies in the Conejo Valley reportedly hover around the single digit range.

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June 1, 2007

High Visibility Headquarters Overlooks Highway 23

New Warehouse Discount Center retail/distribution facility opens in Moorpark, CA with the area’s Mission motif

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April 1, 2007

Oltmans Ranked Among State’s Top Contractors; Leading Industry Medium Lists Company Number 20

WHITTIER, CA – For the second consecutive year, Oltmans Construction Co. of Whittier, CA has been ranked among the top eschelon general contractors in California, according to CALIFORNIA CONSTRUCTION magazine, logging in at number 20 on the list of the top 65 firms.

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February 1, 2007

Oltmans Construction Co. Completes Industrial Development

San Bernardino, CA – Oltmans Construction Co. has completed construction of a two-building, 1.2 million-square foot industrial development in San Bernardino County. ‘Aqua Mansa Gateway’ is located within the 300-acre Aqua Mansa Industrial Center at 12215 and 12249 Holly Street. The project consists of a 750,000-square-foot building and a 450,000-square-foot building. HPA Architects designed the development, which is owned by CB Richard Ellis Investors.

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November 1, 2006

Carpenters Union Opens Training Center

Ontario, CA – The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters opened a $15 million, 72,211 sq. ft. training center at 3250 East Shelby. Its mission is to teach union apprentice carpenters and journeymen the latest construction techniques and safety measures in order to increase their job productivity and work quality. Sheriff Gary Penrod, Ontario City Manager, Greg Devereaux and Joe Oltmans II of Oltmans Construction Co., contractor for the facility, joined Executive Secretary/Treasurer of the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters, Mike McCarron, union contractors, union officials and hundreds of carpenters to inaugurate the center. It will open for classes on Nov. 13.

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August 1, 2006

Oltmans Completes Gateway Pointe Project

Announcing completion of the final 304,708 sq. ft. facility at the 70-acre Gateway Pointe Industrial Park, Oltmans Construction Co. has now completed building construction of the 1.6 million square foot complex in Whittier, CA, now termed one of the largest in Greater Los Angeles featuring a location “dead center” in the region.

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