San Jose, California, June 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Webcor, one of California’s largest providers of general and specialty contracting services, opened a permanent Silicon Valley office at 1 Almaden Boulevard in San Jose, Calif., effective today.

"We have long been building in the South Bay and throughout the Peninsula and the time is right for us to open a full-service office,” said Webcor President and CEO Jes Pedersen. ”Building and renovating complex structures of all types and sizes is our legacy, and we especially value and excel at community-shaping projects. A permanent office puts us squarely in the middle of this dynamic and growing region, and we’re thrilled to continue our work and expand our presence."

Shelley Doran, Webcor's senior vice president of business development, relocated from the company’s San Francisco headquarters to lead the new office and focus on cultivating opportunities for Webcor in the South Bay.

"The South Bay is my home,” said Doran, an 18-year Webcor veteran. “I love everything about it and I'm excited to focus my energy on continuing Webcor’s long-term commitment and involvement in this community. With our new South Bay presence, we can accommodate the large pool of current employees who live here. We also have more capacity for recruiting and we are tapping in to the bright, diverse and innovative thinkers of this region from a cross-sector of industries.”

Since its founding in San Mateo in 1971, Webcor has remained an active builder in the Bay Area’s fastest-growing market. To date, it has delivered more than $2 billion worth of construction to the greater Silicon Valley area. Projects include contracts with San Jose State University, Samsung, eBay, Oracle, and EA. Webcor also built Axis and The 88, two high-rise condo projects in downtown San Jose.

The San Jose office is Webcor's fourth, joining the San Francisco headquarters and offices in Alameda and Los Angeles.

About Webcor

Webcor is a premier provider of commercial construction services, known for its innovative and efficient approach, wide range of experience, cost effective design-build methodology, skill in concrete construction and expertise in building landmark projects. Webcor’s mission is to build structures of superior quality with integrity, continuously improve its processes through employing the best talent in the industry and add social and economic value to its communities. Founded in 1971 and repeatedly honored as one of the Greenest Builders in California, Healthiest Employers, Top Corporate Philanthropists, Best Places to Work and Largest California Construction Firms, Webcor has offices throughout the state in San Francisco, Alameda, San Jose and Los Angeles.

Webcor has completed more than 70 million square feet of projects to date, and is well-known for constructing projects of all sizes and multiple distinctions and sustainable landmark structures. Current San Francisco Bay Area projects include: Transbay Transit Center, Moscone Center expansion, Oceanwide Center office and residential high-rise, UC Merced 2020 Expansion, UC Berkeley Bancroft Residence Hall, multiple contracts at San Francisco International Airport, and Bay Meadows and Menlo Gateway office projects on the Peninsula. In Southern California, Webcor delivering multiple high-profile construction contracts in Los Angeles, such as the Metropolis Hotel and Residences, Four Seasons Private Residences and Century Plaza.

More information about the company is available via its website or by following the company on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Melinda Hepp
Webcor
415-717-4624
melinda@studiopr.com