Market Focus

JKL is built around diverse experience, knowledgeable staff, and customer service. Because of our size, we bring personal accountability with eager attitudes to clients. Our staff has worked on projects ranging in size from $500,000 to some of the largest projects in the Bay Area. This diversity enables us to negotiate our way through the most difficult design and construction obstacles.
Healthcare Facilities ConstructionHealthcare Facilities JKL's staff has worked on nearly every type healthcare project in the industry. This work includes bone marrow transplant rooms, CT scans, emergency department renovations, operating rooms, MRI's, seismic upgrades, as well as full replacement hospitals. Also included are medical office buildings and outpatient clinics.
High-tech and Life Sciences ConstructionHigh-tech and Life Sciences High-tech and life science construction is very specialized. We understand the complexities involved with these types of projects. We have formed consortiums with designer and subcontractor teams to address the construction issues facing the Life Science Industry. This approach provides clients a single source design/build delivery. Current high-tech and life science clients include Genentech, Bayer, and Novartis.
Higher Education and K-12 School ConstructionHigher Education and K-12 We have a staff pool who has worked on literally dozens of school projects. We understand political complexities within school districts as well as the regulatory requirements of DSA. Our services stem from program management to construction management to general contracting. Our general contracting experience allows us to effectively execute CM Multiple Prime, CM-at-Risk, and Lease/Lease Back contract delivery methods.
Private Sector ConstructionPrivate Sector Construction Management Our staff has worked on nearly every type of private project and contract delivery method in use over the last twenty years. Some of these include hotels, office complexes, tenant improvements, mixed use, historic and seismic renovations. Project delivery methods include design-build, cost plus, guaranteed maximum price, and lump sum. Most projects were awarded on qualification basis thereby rewarding professional, high quality, and accurate work.
Public Sector ConstructionPublic Sector Construction Management
One of our strongest areas of experience is as construction managers for public entities. We effectively work with multiple agencies simultaneously. We understand the fiscal constraints controlling most public projects. Our experience as a general contractor allows us to keep a pulse of the subcontracting market and the newest technologies. We bring this true working knowledge of construction means and methods to public agency clients. Our staff has experience with construction of convention centers, airports, jail facilities, public hospitals, and public infrastructure.

Company Overview

JKL is a commercial building firm started in June of 2003. We have experienced steady growth since that time due to our past relationships and competent staff. Our concentration within the industry is healthcare construction. In addition to our healthcare clients, we have contractural relationships with highly technical companies such as Genentech, Bayer, Novartis, and Lockheed Martin.
We pursue complex projects and employ engineers and construction experienced people who thrive on the challenges offered by these types of projects. We contract as design/builders, general contractors, construction managers, and owner's representatives.
Our staff has constructed some of the largest projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. This knowledge and experience allows us to provide a higher level of services from that offered by other small companies. It also gives us an edge over large firms who have higher overhead costs.

Philanthropic Work

  • Camp Costanoan: Construction for New Sleep Cabin
  • Child Abuse Prevention Council of Contra Costa County
  • San Francisco Family House
  • Mott's Children's Hospital
  • Oakland Adopt a Family
  • Hope Rehabilitation Services: Kitchen and Restroom Remodel
  • Children's Hospital Oakland Autistic Program: Play Area
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Our Mission

Provide quality, professional, and prompt service to all clients in the construction family including owners, architects, engineers, subcontractors, and testing inspectors. Perform duties in an ethical and moral manner never compromising industry values. Conduct business using financially sound methods as necessary to sustain the longevity of the company for many decades.
Building a better way.