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ISPE - The Facility of the Year Awards

2023

ENR 'Best of the Best' Award-Winning Project

2023

ENR CA 2023 Best Projects Award of Merit – Excellence in Sustainability category, Government/Public Building category, Excellence in Safety category: County of San Mateo Navigation Center

2023

#4 Largest General Contractors Silicon Valley List & Green Project and Community Impact, Confidential Project

2023

XL celebrates 30th Anniversary

2022

12th consecutive year awarded President's Safety Award + Excellence in Safety Award (Construction Employers’ Association)

2022

Oakland office opens

2022

Richard Walker assumes CEO role

2022

Excellence in Sustainability Award + Excellence in Safety Award of Merit (ENR Northern California)

2021

TimberQuest mass timber solution launches

2021

Contractor of the Year (ENR California)

2020

#1 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area + #1 Bay Area Workplace Wellness Award (San Francisco Business Times / Silicon Valley Business Journal)

2020

Global Best of the Best Award: Best Interiors / TI Project (ENR)

2020

Healthcare Award of Merit + Excellence in Safety Award of Merit (ENR Northern California)

2020

#1 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area (San Francisco Business Times / Silicon Valley Business Journal)

2019

Elevated Construction Services launches

2019

Arrow Rental & Supply launches

2018

Best Project Award K-12 Category + Best Project Award Manufacturing Category (ENR California)

2018

#1 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area (San Francisco Business Times / Silicon Valley Business Journal)

2017

Silicon Valley Structures People’s Choice Award (Silicon Valley Business Journal)

2017

#1 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area (San Francisco Business Times / Silicon Valley Business Journal)

2013

First time on ENR Top 400 Contractors in the Nation list

2012

Bradley Concrete launches

2012

XL is named Top Healthcare Contractor (Modern Healthcare)

2011

Sacramento office opens

2011

First time on Best Places to Work in the Bay Area list

2007

Move to current Milpitas headquarters

2006

XL hits 1 million man hours with no injuries

2006

First LEED project (Sugen)

2003

1st significant biotech project (Alza)

2000

First $1m project (Intel Plaza)

1995

Eric Raff and Dave Beck start XL Construction

1992

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