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Institutional Construction

Institutional construction refers to the category of construction that involves creating facilities for various institutions, organizations, and public entities. These projects are typically built to serve specific purposes related to education, healthcare, government, culture, and more

Institutional construction projects often have unique requirements based on the specific needs of the institution they are serving. These projects are aimed at providing essential services to the community and require careful planning, design, and construction to ensure they meet the functional and regulatory standards of the institution and the community at large.

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Commercial Construction

Commercial construction refers to the category of construction that involves building structures for business and commercial purposes. These projects are focused on creating spaces where various types of commercial activities can take place

Commercial construction projects vary widely in size and complexity, depending on the type of business they cater to and the specific functions they need to accommodate. These projects often require a deep understanding of the business needs, customer flow, and safety regulations to create functional and appealing spaces for commercial activities


Residential Construction 

Residential construction refers to the category of construction that involves building structures for the purpose of housing and habitation. These projects are focused on creating homes and living spaces for individuals and families

Residential construction projects can vary in terms of architectural style, size, location, and features, based on the needs and preferences of the occupants. These projects require attention to design, functionality, comfort, and safety to create living spaces that cater to the diverse needs of residents

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Pre-construction activities are the essential tasks and planning that take place before the actual construction of a project begins. These activities set the foundation for a successful construction project and involve various tasks to ensure that the project is well-prepared, organized, and meets all necessary requirements

The pre-construction phase is critical for setting the project on the right track, minimizing potential issues, and ensuring that all necessary resources and plans are in place before construction begins. It requires collaboration among various stakeholders, including architects, engineers, project managers, and clients, to establish a solid foundation for the construction process

Special Projects 

"Special Projects" is a broad term that can encompass a wide range of construction endeavors that don't fit neatly into standard categories like residential, commercial, or industrial construction. These projects often involve unique or unconventional requirements, designs, or functions.

Because "special projects" can vary widely in terms of scope, design, and purpose, they often demand careful planning, creativity, and expertise from architects, engineers, and construction professionals to bring the vision to life.

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Infrastructure Construction

Infrastructure construction involves the development, enhancement, and maintenance of fundamental physical and organizational structures and facilities that support and enable societies to function effectively. This type of construction is crucial for the functioning of cities, regions, and countries

Infrastructure construction projects are essential for economic development, public safety, and overall quality of life. These projects often involve collaboration among government agencies, engineering firms, construction companies, and other stakeholders to ensure the efficient and sustainable growth of communities.

Civil Engineering

Civil engineering is a broad field that involves the design, construction, and maintenance of various infrastructure and public works projects. Civil engineers are responsible for creating and managing the physical and natural environments that surround us. The scope of work in civil engineering is extensive and includes various disciplines

Civil engineers play a critical role in shaping the built environment and ensuring that infrastructure projects are safe, efficient, and sustainable. Their work encompasses a wide range of disciplines, requiring expertise in various engineering principles and practical applications.

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Landscape Construction

Landscape construction involves the design, installation, and construction of outdoor spaces to enhance the aesthetics, functionality, and sustainability of the natural environment. This field encompasses a wide range of projects that transform outdoor areas into appealing and functional landscapes.

Landscape construction projects require a combination of design, horticultural knowledge, engineering skills, and practical construction expertise. Landscape construction professionals collaborate with landscape architects, designers, horticulturists, and clients to bring outdoor spaces to life, enhancing their beauty, functionality, and usability.

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Environmental Engineering & Services

Environmental engineering and services encompass a range of activities aimed at addressing environmental challenges, promoting sustainability, and ensuring compliance with regulations.

Environmental engineering and services play a crucial role in preserving and improving the quality of our environment. Professionals in this field work to balance human development with environmental conservation, ensuring a more sustainable future.

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Seismic Retrofitting 

Seismic retrofitting is the process of making structural and non-structural improvements to an existing building or structure to enhance its ability to withstand seismic (earthquake) forces. The primary goal of seismic retrofitting is to reduce the risk of damage or collapse during an earthquake event, thereby protecting lives and property

Overall, seismic retrofitting is a proactive and essential measure to enhance the earthquake resilience of existing buildings, reducing the risk of catastrophic damage and protecting the occupants inside. It is typically carried out by structural engineers, seismic retrofit contractors, and construction professionals with expertise in earthquake-resistant design and construction.


Energy Efficiency upgrade 

Retrofitting and building energy efficiency upgrades involve improving existing buildings and structures to enhance their energy efficiency, reduce energy consumption, and lower operating costs. These upgrades can encompass a variety of improvements aimed at optimizing a building's performance and sustainability

Retrofitting and energy efficiency upgrades play a crucial role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, lowering energy bills, and contributing to a more sustainable built environment. These projects require careful assessment, planning, and implementation to achieve optimal energy savings and environmental benefits.



Our vision is to lead the construction industry in Alameda County by consistently delivering exemplary projects to our clients—promptly, within budget, and with utmost efficiency. Cooper Construction & Engineering is dedicated to fostering local growth, providing employment opportunities, and building lifelong careers for our employees from the community. As a minority-owned enterprise, we strive to create a paradigm of social justice around us, supporting inclusivity and empowerment. We aim to be the trusted partner of local government agencies, renowned for our integrity and excellence. Through advanced technology, we equip our workforce and partners with the latest tools, ensuring our construction practices remain at the forefront of innovation.


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Supplier Clearing House: MBE (von: 19000891)

DGS California Department of General Services: SB(Micro) Cert ID. 2013028

City of Oakland- Very Small Local Business Enterprise VSLBE: Cert # 2017002503

SLEB certified Alameda County Small, Local, Emerging Business 

Certification Number: 18-00085

Department of Industrial Relations Reg. Number: (DIR) 1000428155

Airport Concessionaire Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE)

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

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San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District


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