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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.


Old Ranch Country Club Renovation

Part of a multi-million dollar refresh project, Oltmans Special Projects Division contributed to the remodel of the existing bar, patio, and main dining room at the Old Ranch Country Club in Seal Beach. The updated space includes an upscale bar area, elevated dining experience, and a kids-only space with toys, games media consoles for family use.

Square Footage: 9,025 s.f.

Dept of Child Support Services – Hunter Park

Demolition and remodel of three (3) office buildings, 2001, 2041, and 2081 on Iowa street for the Riverside County Department of Child Support Services. Building one (1) was recently completed with the remaining to buildings to complete in Q3 of 2022.

Tenant improvements at each building include new offices and conference rooms, break rooms, restrooms, and drought-tolerant landscaping. Building upgrades also included increased electrical, plumbing, and mechanical capacities.

Square Footage: 116,575 s.f.

CDFA Chemistry Lab Project by Oltmans SPD

CDFA Measurement and Chemistry Lab

Tenant improvement for the Department of Food and Agriculture Division of Measurement Standards. The Design-Build project consists of the renovation of 8,831 s.f. of existing labs and office spaces (B-Occupancy) into new office and lab spaces (B- and L-Occupancy).

The renovation includes:

  • New lab furnishings
  • Floor and ceiling finishes
  • Small rooftop exhast fan for a new, 8-ft. fume hood
  • Replacement of existing rooftop mechanical equipment
  • New cylinder gas piping systems
  • New interior LED lighting
  • Redistribution of existing utilities in TI area
  • Interior access (ADA) improvements, including restroom upgrades
  • Upgrade of structural roof framing to support the added weight from new rooftop units
  • Exterior site improvements including electrical service upgrades and access improvements

Building Square Footage: 8,831 s.f.

LA Family Housing – The Willows, Canoga Park Bridge-Housing

The Willows Bridge Housing is a 75-bed interim housing development in the west San Fernando Valley for individuals and couples experiencing homelessness.

Opened in February 2021, the Willows will quickly bring homeless Angelenos off the streets and help them rebuild their lives. LA Family Housing’s staff will provide 24/7 on-site supportive services including mental health care, recovery support, counseling for those who have experienced domestic violence, security and housing placement services to help residents find a permanent home. The scope of work involved the conversion of a one-story, abandoned mental health facility into what you see today—all new mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems as well as the build-out of all new bathrooms, laundry facilities, hygiene stations, a recreation room, dining area, outdoor communal space, outdoor pet area and kennels, a conference room, and administrative offices.

Square Footage: 16,000 s.f.

Site Area: 28,000 s.f.

Amazon DAX-7 South Gate

Oltmans’ Amazon Services Division provided preconstruction and construction services for the complete build-out of the new Amazon DAX-7 project located in South Gate, California. In addition, Oltmans self-performed the structural concrete/masonry work.

The construction scope of work involved repurposing an existing 1-story warehouse. This included a new BMS (Building Management System), new MEPs, overhead and wall insulation (“conditioned-ready”), and fully sprinklered ESFR system as well as the build-out of break rooms, office areas, warehouse, and a training room.

In order for the delivery vehicles to be able to load inside, Amazon had Oltmans install a CO system. The building’s exterior also received an update along with all associated site improvements such as adding new driveway ramps, new associate entry and ADA switchback ramp, and all new landscape.

Square Footage: 226,960 s.f. (Building)

Compton Rehabilitation

Repositioning of an old 1950s warehouse and distribution center into a contemporary fulfillment facility for SRG Commercial. The revitalization and repurposing of the project included decommissioning the previous occupant’s existing operations and demolition of the existing mezzanine, racking, and two (2) exterior office buildings. The facility received completely new, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and ESFR K-17 fire sprinkler systems, with all new services and equipment to handle the increased loads required by the new eCommerce tenant. A brand new main entry facade was also added with new storefront glazing and wrought-iron fencing at the perimeter of the property.

Building Highlights

  • New main entry with storefront glazing and aluminum architectural features
  • 7,000 s.f. of new office and administrative tenant improvements
  • Glass and aluminum stairwell in the lobby space
  • Modern light fixture hanging from the 2nd floor into the lobby
  • Addition of 22 dock doors
  • Upgrade to 4,000 AMP electrical service
  • Widening of two (2) existing truck approaches on Walnut Street
  • Energy-conserving skylights and LED lighting
  • Replacement of 35 trees with more drought-tolerant landscaping
  • Addition of a retaining wall that runs the length of the property on the north side

Building Area: 373,887 s.f.

AJ Kirkwood Headquarters

Oltmans Construction Co. was awarded the revitalization of the former Beckman Coulter campus located in Fullerton. A majority of the campus was redeveloped and converted into a seven building concrete tilt-up, business park.

Building 8, Beckman Coulter’s original administration building was historically restored as the new A.J. Kirkwood & Associates Headquarter office. Tenant Improvements to the historical building included new offices, break rooms, conference rooms, cubicle farms for teams, a new roof and mechanical system as well as new finishes throughout. Highlights to the office include numerous planters throughout as well as a highlight poured-in-place fountain in the lobby of the building.

Square Footage: 43,000 s.f.

Living Spaces San Jose

Refresh and revitalization of an existing two (2)-story retail space into a Living Spaces Showroom, within the Westfield Oakridge Mall in San Jose. The scope of work includes new exterior doors, interior non-structural walls, new finishes throughout and improvements to the mechanical ductwork, new electrical, additional plumbing and an outdoor storage area.

Square footage: 111,987 s.f.

Teamsters Local 986

Oltmans Construction’s Special Projects Division (SPD) provided tenant improvement services for the renovation of an existing two-story office building, re-configuring office areas into a collaborative work space. The project was a complete demo and build-out of both floors, comprising a type V-B, fully sprinklered building with B/A3 occupancies.

New features of the office include a new meeting room, suspended ceiling system, restrooms and plumbing features, and lighting throughout. Other highlights include custom, decorative glass finishes in the offices and meeting rooms, and vinyl tile flooring in the newly renovated lobby. A two-stop elevator leads to a balcony separating the hallway and spacious break room.

Square Footage:

Existing building area: 16,478 s.f.

Existing floor area: 14,475 s.f.

Ground floor: 5,695 s.f.

Second floor: 8,780 s.f.

Hines Tenant Improvements

A repositioning project that involved converting an existing carpet mill into a multi-tenant distribution hub. Oltmans provided speculative tenant improvements and all associated on-site work.

Square Footage: 371,457 s.f.

Department of Probation Moreno Valley, Oltmans Construction

Department of Probation, Moreno Valley

Oltmans Construction Co. provided general contracting, drywall, and door services on the tenant improvement of two (2), single-story office buildings utilized by the Riverside County Probation Department.

Modifications to the buildings include new storefront systems and exterior doors. Interior work includes new metal-stud walls, ceilings, and finishes, as well as modifications to plumbing, mechanical, and electrical. Accessible upgrades include miscellaneous site-accessibility improvements and the combining of two (2) existing restrooms to create one (1) accessible restroom.

14325 Frederick, Moreno Valley, CA: The larger of the two buildings, this tenant improvement project is a Type III-B (non-rated), one-story office, spanning 13,940 s.f. with a 581 s.f. canopy area.

14327 Frederick, Moreno Valley, CA: This tenant improvement project is also a Type III-B (non-rated), one-story office, spanning 13,623 s.f. with a building height of 20 ft. and a 317 s.f. canopy area.

Square Footage:

Building 1: 13,940 s.f.

Building 2: 13,623 s.f.


Department of Public Social Services (DPSS), Hemet Buildings 1-4

Oltmans Construction provided tenant improvement and exterior remodel, including site work, on four (4) single-story buildings (respectively called Buildings 1-4) for the County of Riverside’s Department of Social Services in Hemet, CA. Oltmans worked off-hours and in multiple phases while the building was completely occupied so that DPSS could remain operational while the project was under construction.

Building 1 (541 San Jacinto) received full gutting and reconstruction of an existing area to build-out new offices, classrooms, restrooms, a waiting room, etc.

Buildings 2 (545 San Jacinto) was a seismic upgrade project and Building 3 (547 San Jacinto) had minor office remodel and tenant improvement work.

Building 4 (563 San Jacinto) was an adaptive re-use of a Stater Bros store. The scope of work was to build-out offices for the expansion of the DPSS operations and included the relocation of the electric service.

Square Footage 80,000 s.f.

Toshiba Tenant Improvements

Tenant Improvements for Toshiba within two buildings of an existing office complex for the Irvine company. The project includes demolition of the existing spaces, tenant improvements for Toshiba, the lobby, upgrades to the restroom and preparation of one suite with ReadyNow tenant improvements for the Irvine Company for a future tenant.

Square Footage

5231 California – Building Area: 48,683 s.f.

5241 California – Building Area: 51,414 s.f.

Crosspointe Church Tenant Improvements

Adaptive re-use of an existing flex/R&D building into the new Crosspointe Church, Anaheim. The expanded Church will seat 800-1000 people and include a secure children’s space/indoor play area, a media resource center & bookstore, large gathering spaces, a new spacious lobby, elevator, new administrative spaces and a new seniors class space.

Square Footage

44,821 s.f.