Quantum Workplace asked Gaye Landau-Leonard, Vice President of Human Resources at Blach Construction Company, to share the company’s experience as a Best Places to Work finalist. Please see below for the story...
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Santa Clara, Calif. – (January 31, 2013) – Santa Clara-based general contractor Blach Construction Company is pleased to announce that Gaye Landau-Leonard, Vice President of Human Resources, was recently selected to receive the prestigious Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Award, presented by the YWCA.
Blach Construction, an established commercial builder and construction manager, is experiencing rapid growth in the Central Coast region due to several new project awards.
The company continues to strengthen relationships with the SPCA for Monterey County and Stanford University while contracting with several new K-12 school district partners and the Carmel Mission Foundation.
Santa Clara, Calif. – Blach Construction Company, a California-based commercial building contractor and construction manager, was selected to perform program and construction management and general contracting services for multiple Bay Area K-12 school districts.
The total available funding for the construction programs, of which Blach expects to be awarded an undetermined percentage, exceeds $500 million. To date, the company has been awarded $148 million of work with these school districts and has already completed $50 million during the summer of 2012.
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On September 17, 2012 from 11:30AM to 1:15PM, Blach is hosting a panel discussion on how Building Information Models are being used for estimating at its Santa Clara office. This event is intended for estimators, by estimators. The panel will include representatives from DPR, Turner, and Blach.
Blach recently completed the multi-million dollar renovation of an 80,000-square-foot recycling facility at Newby Island in San Jose for Republic Services, one of the country’s largest waste services providers.
Widely believed to be most advanced facility of its kind, the recycling plant uses cutting-edge computer and aerospace technology to process all of the waste and recycled materials from all of San Jose’s commercial businesses and several residential areas, and will do so until at least 2027.
Blach has been selected to build the new Workday Student Center for the San Ramon Valley Unified School District.
After completing preconstruction in July 2012, the District extended Blach’s contract to perform construction services for the $13 million project, located at the Monte Vista High School Campus.