Archive for February, 2020

  • February 19, 2020

    On January 28th, XL Construction was one of just 20 recipients to be awarded Engineering News-Record‘s (ENR) national Best of the Best projects! XL’s Agri-Industrial Tech Campus Renovation, located in Sunnyvale, CA, received the award for the Best Interior/Tenant Improvement project. The XL team is looking forward to celebrating teammates from SERA Architects and Project Management Advisors, Inc. in NYC at the award ceremony!

  • February 18, 2020

    XL Construction had a great time at the ENR California Best Projects Awards Ceremony. XL’s Agri-Industrial Tech Campus Renovation took home Best Interiors/Tenant Improvement project and were honored to accept the award. Thank you to all partners that worked on this extraordinary project with us – SERA Architects, BKF Engineers, KPFF Consulting Engineers, Therma, Elcor Electric, Inc., O-Lighting .

  • February 13, 2020

    On February 13th, the First Presbyterian Church of Hayward had their grand opening ceremony for the tiny homes project. These 157 s.f. transitional homes will help working individuals have a safe place to live while finding a permanent home. XL Construction was a privileged to work with HomeAid Northern California and take part in the tiny homes project at the First Presbyterian Church. XL is so happy the tenants have moved in and now have a place that they can call home.

    ABC 7 News: Tiny homes, big solution: 4 formerly homeless find housing thanks to new program in Castro Valley – February 13, 2020

  • February 5, 2020

    On March 25, XL Construction Healthcare Project Executive Jason Fox, WRNS Founding Partner John Ruffo, and Chief Administrative Services Officer Ken King  will present at the PDC Summit in San Antonio, Texas. They three speakers will be covering “Model Behavior: Building a Better Behavioral Health Experience.” The session will cover the following below.

    Behavioral health disorders are plaguing the country at an alarming rate. El Camino Hospital sought to address this growing need in their community with the construction of a new state-of-the-art 58,000 square foot, 36-bed Behavioral Health Services Center in Mountain View, CA. The goal was to provide a place people would want to visit, stay and make the effort to make a change. In this session, participants will hear from the owner, designer and contractor about how they were able to effectively execute this vision by focusing on the patient experience. Learn about research findings that led to game-changing design elements for the building. Also, hear how the team overcame challenges such as complicated regulatory requirements and working on an occupied campus. Discover how El Camino’s facility can serve as a model for effectively treating the behavioral health epidemic nationwide.

    Learning Outcomes

    Outcome Statement 1: Describe the unique design features of the El Camino Hospital Behavioral Health Center that aid healing and enhance the patient experience before, during and after treatment.

    Outcome Statement 2: Explain the owner’s motivations for delivering this project to the community and their strategy for making it operationally feasible

    Outcome Statement 3: Describe the essential collaboration process with the general contractor that enabled them to realize the complex design intent and minimize disruptions while working on an occupied campus

    Outcome Statement 4: State how the final product

    For more information about the “Model Behavior: Building a Better Behavioral Health Experience” presentation at the PDC Summit, please contact Jason Fox.