Los Gatos Gateway (Netflix)

Olson provided an AESS design/build stair going up three floors as well as two sets of egress stairs with three lower levels and three upper levels. Custom radius railing was installed throughout the project and a 19 foot custom copper spire that can be seen from HWY 85.

Stanford Chem-H

Serving as the new home base for two interdisciplinary life sciences institutes at Stanford University, the 235,000 square foot complex houses the Stanford ChEM-H (Chemistry, Engineering & Medicine for Human Health), and Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institutes. Contracted by Whiting-Turner, Olson Steel provided the miscellaneous and ornamental metals, supplemental structural steel, and stairs for the buildings. […]

The Santa Clara Valley Medical Center – Art Feature

Located on the 70-acre Santa Clara Valley Medical Center campus, the Bruce Beasley art feature is a monumental scale sculpture that identifies the main hospital entry. Weighing over 18,000lbs, named “Sanctuary”, this 6 ring stainless steel masterpiece was fabricated by Olson Steel’s San Leandro shop. In order to prepare for this intricate installation, the artwork […]

Bayer Pipe Rack

As part of the Bayer Healthcare facility expansion, the new 40,000sf structure is modular in design to accommodate laboratories’ ease of moving therapies. The detailing, fabrication and erection of the structural modular system, which are preassembled racks, were completed by Olson Steel.

Transbay Block 7

The Transbay Transit Center Project is a visionary transportation and housing project that transforms downtown San Francisco and the San Francisco Bay Area’s regional transportation system by creating a “Grand Central Station of the West” in the heart of a new transit-friendly neighborhood. The approximately $4.5 billion project will replace the former Transbay Terminal at […]

California Health Science

The new 3-story, 90,000 square foot facility is the latest College of Osteopathic Medicine Campus for the California Health Sciences University System located in Clovis California.  This facility features a state-of-the-art simulation center, osteopathic skills lab, a large classroom with capacity for 300 students, and a second classroom with 200 student capacity. The building will […]

12 kV Switchgear Platform

Olson Steel provided the fabrication and erection of the structural steel and miscellaneous metals, FRP grating, and aluminum handrails associated with the project, including the columns, braces, and connections. The Silicon Valley Clean Water’s 12 kV switchgear was transported in two pieces and positioned on top of the Olson Steel-constructed steel structure, which rests on […]

KLA Tencor Corporation – Amenities Building

Located in Milpitas, the KLA Tencor Project is a 24,000sf; 2-story amenities building that will have a kitchen, small café, meeting rooms, an open lounge and outdoor deck. Olson Steel was awarded the contract to provide the structural steel and miscellaneous metals. Structural steel framing fabricated and erected by Olson Steel included roof screen framing […]

1500 Mt. Diablo

1500 Mt. Diablo is a three level first-class retail development located in the heart of Downtown Walnut Creek. Situated on the northwest corner of the premier retail intersection in the East Bay, 1500 Walnut Creek neighbors Neiman Marcus, Tiffany & Co., Apple, Pottery Barn, and an array of other world class retailers located in and […]

Sacramento Downtown Plaza

Formerly know as the Sacramento Downtown Plaza, Olson Steel provided all of the structural steel, miscellaneous metals, and steel decking for the newly renovated Downtown Commons (or DoCo), which is a two-level outdoor entertainment and shopping complex operated by JMA Ventures, LLC, located in downtown Sacramento near the State Capitol building. Olson Steel was responsible […]

Garden Village

2201 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704 Each Garden Village apartment includes single-occupancy bedrooms that are fully furnished with high-quality, well-designed furniture. Large operable windows are provided in every room and on opposing sides of each unit, providing natural lighting and ample ventilation. Units also include full-size kitchens with high-efficiency appliances and high-efficiency in-unit washers and […]

Massy House

Designed by Frank Gehry, Olson Steel fabricated and erected the structural steel for this massive, # room house. The rooms include a Great Room, wine pavilion, a guest house, a metal deck and bridges. The structural steel included complete installation of a variety of heavy steel shapes including but not limited to wide flange beams […]

Transbay Terminal

The Transbay Transit Center Project is a visionary transportation and housing project that transforms downtown San Francisco and the San Francisco Bay Area’s regional transportation system by creating a “Grand Central Station of the West” in the heart of a new transit-friendly neighborhood. The approximately $4.5 billion project will replace the former Transbay Terminal at […]

SF Giants Stadium – Coke Bottle

The construction of new San Francisco Stadium included the construction of various unique independent projects throughout the stadium, one of those projects was the famous Coke Bottle behind the left field bleachers. Based on Olson Steel’s expertise with constructing unique ornamental steel projects, the company was engaged to handle the fabrication, layout and erection of […]

VTA Canopies

Olson Steel built canopies for fourteen train platforms in downtown San Jose train platforms. These canopies serve as shelter for commuters waiting for Valley Transit Authority trains, and also enhance the look of the downtown area. Olson also provided stainless steel tree well railings and stair railings at many of the platforms.

Oakland Airport Canopies

Oakland International Airport supports one million passengers a month. Olson Steel was able to work around this even during the busy travel months of November & December installing over 150 canopies. For some of the work, a special 5G groove welding process was required which four of our field workers were specially certified to perform […]

201 Mission Street Lobby

The two-story phase lobby renovation involved removing the unused stairs and interiors atrium, relocating the guard/reception desk to the lower level, elevator cabs, new water feature, exterior landscape improvements and a dramatic lighted ceiling treatment. Finishes included terrazzo, wood veneer and granite. Large granite pieces were installed at the exterior, along with stainless steel signage. […]

Mills Peninsula Hospital

The new Mills Peninsula Hospital is a six-story, approximately 450,000-square foot general acute care hospital connected with an approximately 145,000-square foot office building. Olson had multiple roles on this project, and one of them is the Architectural Exposed Structural Steel used to support the large canopies over the stairways – the finished length is 120 feet. […]

San Francisco International Airport Terminal 2

Miscellaneous iron, seismic upgrades and stairs (stairs, rails and renovation) strengthening existing columns, shear wall reinforcement; This project was an extensive renovation project to convert Terminal 2 into a state-of-the-art domestic terminal. The terminal, which formerly housed international flights, had been closed since 2000 when SFO opened the current International Terminal. Terminal 2 is now […]

Stanford University BioE + Chemistry

With more than 208,000 square feet of space, the Shriram Center is the largest of the four structures in the Science and Engineering Quad. Both the Department of Bioengineering and the Department of Chemical Engineering, which are currently dispersed in several buildings on campus, will be consolidated at the new facility. The main floor of […]

Stanford HRC Misc Steel & Stairs

Stanford’s Replacement Central Energy Facility (RCEF) will substantially reduce Stanford’s energy usage for heating and cooling, resulting in lower criteria air pollutant and greenhouse gas emissions than the existing Central Energy Facility, as well as a substantial reduction in the University’s potable water use. The RCEF will replace the building heating and cooling functions currently […]

USF John Lo Schiavo Center

Construction of a new state-of-the-art science building (laboratories and classrooms) located in the center of the USF main campus, immediately adjacent to two existing buildings. Scope included the excavation of two basement levels in serpentine rock, installation of a landscaped plaza roof, and an above-grade 3 story wing. Classrooms include chemistry wet-labs with fume hoods, […]

710 Market Street

Olson’s scope of work on this project included erecting the structural steel for a new stand alone and retrofitted structure that was located between two existing buildings. The structure is 12 stories high, with a footprint of 120 feet by 50 feet. Detailed sequencing went into coordinating the fabrication, shipping and erection of the structure. […]

West Dublin-Pleasanton BART Station

This new Bay Area Rapid Transit station includes 1200 parking spaces, 210 housing units, office space, and a hotel. The station is located in the median of Interstate 580, between the Castro Valley and Dublin/Pleasanton stations. Olson Steel provided the structural steel package for the station including the pedestrian bridges that were erected over both […]

Stanford University Bing Concert Hall

The Bing Concert Hall is an 844 seat concert hall on the Stanford University Campus in Stanford California. The 56′ 11″ tall building has a unique elliptical shaped concert hall core made from structural steel columns and high roof supporting a concrete cast in place shell, all tilted inboard at a uniform 10 degree angle. […]

Kaiser CUP San Leandro

The Kaiser San Leandro Hospital project consisted of a 262-bed, six-story, OSHPD 1 Hospital, and a 30,000 square foot Central Utility Plant which consists of two levels. Olson Steel was contracted on the Central Utility Plant (C.U.P.) to handle the detailing, fabrication and erection of main structural steel, brace columns, roof screen frame, metal panel […]

Oakland Unified School District Downtown Educational Complex

The 123,000 square foot Downtown Educational Complex houses three separate schools on one campus, including a Elementary K-5 school, MetWest High School and a child development center. The versatile multi-use structure will also serve the Eastlake neighborhood of Oakland with a community health clinic and TV station. Olson Steel provided the structural steel for this […]

USC Cinematic School

The USC School of Cinematic Arts, Phase 3 project expands the campus’ School of Cinematic Arts classroom and work space by 62,500 sq. ft. The building includes screening rooms, audio sensitive rooms, grant research labs, faculty offices, and support spaces. The building consists of three stories above grade and one below, and ties in aesthetically […]

Oakland Airport BART Connector

The Oakland Airport Connector project is a 3.2-mile automated people mover rail system that connects the Coliseum Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Station and the Oakland Airport. It is estimated to serve eight million passengers annually. Turner is building the three vertical elements/stations of the project. Olson Steel handled all steel related construction associated with […]

Pier 27 New Cruise Terminal

The Pier 27 Cruise Terminal project was completed in two phases. Phase one includes enhanced building core and shell and limited site improvements for a temporary certificate of occupancy. The America’s Cup Event Authority then completed their tenant improvements needed for the America’s Cup Race Events. Phase II involved interior finishes and site work to […]

Stanford Central Energy Facility

Olson Steel at the request of Stanford University partnered with Whiting -Turner to take on all responsibilities of handling fabrication and erection of the complex structural steel beams, columns and deck support of Stanford’s new Replacement Central Energy Facility (RCEF). RCEF will substantially reduce Stanford’s energy usage for heating and cooling, resulting in lower criteria […]

Bloomingdale’s Palo Alto

This new Bloomingdale’s retail store, located within the Stanford Shopping Center, replaces the original Bloomingdale’s store that opened in 1996. The three-story, 120,000 SF building features an architecturally elegant and inviting presence with a steel structure and modern sleek exterior façade. Olson Steel partnered with C.W. Driver to handle all construction aspects from BIM modeling […]