News & Events

Commemorating the Career of Jim Woodside, Vice President

Whittier, CA – March 31, 2020 – 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. Read More ››


 – Amended 03/20/2020

Per the directive of the Safer at Home for Control of COVID-19 order, Oltmans Construction Co. will remain open and operational as an essential business. All Oltmans offices are closed to the public, effective beginning March 19 and continuing through April 19, 2020. Those essential employees who will report to our offices must continue to observe CDC guidelines for the well-being of our business partners and employees.


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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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.


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. Read More ››

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Oltmans Recognized as Top Contractor for 2020 by LABJ

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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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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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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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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.


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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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.


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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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.


LABJ Fastest-Growing Private Companies 2018

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