Salesforce Tower

Clark Construction along with joint venture partner Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company (Clark/Hathaway) selected Olson Steel to handle all miscellaneous metals for the Salesforce Tower at 101 1st Street. The 61-story Class-A office tower is the tallest building in the western United States at 1,070 feet, rising above the adjacent transit center in downtown San Francisco. […]

300 Lakeside

Olson Steel collaborated with Plant Construction on the seismic retrofitting of an aging structure originally constructed in 1957. Olson Steel was responsible for providing all the structural seismic retrofit on 23 floors of the building. Some of the retrofit work included reinforcing flange plates and box plates of beams, beam web doubler plates, column box […]

China Basin

The Wharfside Building at China Basin is a waterfront six-story 540,000 square foot structure originally constructed in 1922. Olson Steel was contracted by Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company to detail, fabricate, and install five buttress towers in the property’s elevated courtyard, each one six stories tall and weighing 225 tons. These buttress towers required 72 steel […]

Transamerica Pyramid Retrofit

Reigning in as the second-tallest skyscraper in San Francisco, the iconic Transamerica Pyramid is a 48-story futurist building with 10 additional stories of crown feature completed in 1972. As a trade partner to Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company, Olson & Co. Steel was responsible for retrofitting the structure at the top of the building to resist […]

Potrero Power Station A Building

The Potrero Project is located in San Francisco’s Central Waterfront and is part of a large 30-year multiphase development for additional growth of land use such as residential, commercial, and parks. Our contracted work included the structural steel shoring retrofit of the Historic Potrero Power Station A Building. Partnering with Plant Construction, Olson Steel fabricated […]

One Westside

Formerly the Westside Pavilion Shopping Mall, Google has signed a 14-year lease for the entirety of the space to renovate, calling it One Westside when complete. The shopping mall is being converted into creative office space with a rooftop terrace, a multi-level atrium, and folding glass walls. The outdoor parking lot on the south side […]

Vantage Amenity Building

Olson Steel has teamed up with Hathaway Dinwiddie to supply the project’s structural steel. The design of this life sciences campus embraces a contemporary and versatile architectural style, aligning itself with prevailing market dynamics. Vantage Amenity Building is a substantial 326,000-square-foot complex comprising a five-story building and a six-story building.

Ambassador Hotel

Olson Steel is responsible for retrofitting the interior structural steel for the extensive Seismic Retrofit of the historic Ambassador Hotel building in Downtown San Francisco. This challenging project includes erecting 6 stories of new interior structural steel framing and exterior steel buttress structures to seismically strengthen the existing 111 year old brick/wood framed building structure.

Facebook MPK 21 Interior Stairs

The interior circulation and lobby stairs for the Facebook MPK 21 building were fabricated and installed by Olson Steel. Another Frank Gehry design, these massive stairs feature a high-performance coating and wire mesh rails for the stairs and landings.

Facebook MPK 22 Exterior Stairs and Rails

Situated on the western portion of Facebook’s campus, Olson Steel was awarded the contract for the detailing/engineering of ALL exterior stairs and railings for the Facebook Menlo Park Campus Building 22, which includes a 457,000sf four-story office building and an eight-story parking garage designed by Frank Gehry.

680 Folsom

Total renovation of an existing steel frame 12-story vacant office building with basement parking level and mechanical penthouse level. The total building area is approximately 550,000 square feet with floor infills at the first and second levels and the addition of two building floors. The project included a voluntary seismic upgrade; new base building cores […]

Restoration Hardware Project 101 Building at Pier 70

The upscale home furnishing retailer Restoration Hardware will be the first tenant at Pier 70. The Nibbi Brothers General Contractors were commissioned to renovate this historically significant building. In addition to the existing building renovation, a 2-story Café building (hybrid structure with conventional moment frame steel framing) with an interior courtyard area will be connected […]

181 Fremont

Adjacent to the Transbay Transit Center, 181 Fremont is an 800ft, 54-stories tall mixed-use (office space and residential units) skyscraper in the South of Market District of San Francisco, California. The building was designed by Heller Manus Architects. Olson Steel designed, fabricated, and installed all stairs for 181 Fremont.

Transbay Transit Center

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 replaced the former Transbay Terminal at First […]

Transbay Project Area Block 7

The Transbay Project Area Block 7, located at 255 Fremont and 222 Beale in San Francisco is a 120-unit, affordable housing project featuring 120 apartments serving families between 40% and 50% of the area median income.  Transbay Block 7 is one of the new mixed-income and mixed-use communities in the Transbay neighborhood. Olson Steel was […]

Genetech Employee Wellness Center

Genentech’s Building 35, which achieved Gold LEED certification in part due to its sustainable construction decisions such as recycled steel and metals, is focused on the well-being of employees. Outdoor views, natural light, walkways and stairways provide employees with places to move, think, collaborate and stay active. Olson Steel provided the structural steel framing, egress […]

KQED Building Renovation

As part of KQED’s two-year renovation project to better meet the changing needs of their rapidly growing Bay Area staff and its commitment to transparency, they’ve redesigned their San Francisco location. The new design features an open space concept with a lifted corner entry, rooftop event space, and expanded lobby. Supporting the new vision for […]

Cupertino City Center

As part of a structural steel and miscellaneous metals package, Olson Steel is providing the courtyard trellis roof framing, canopy framing, and stairs with guardrails and grab rails, stainless steel transition plates and three stainless steel ring assemblies.

West Elm

This project consisted of fabricating and erecting the structural steel, open web joists & metal decking for a new LEED certified building in Emeryville. The structure is part of the continuing development of the Bay Street area in Emeryville. The finished building will be a 15,000 square foot retail shop owned by Williams Sonoma.

21st Amendment Brewery

Referring to the U.S. Constitution’s 21st Amendment which repealed prohibition, the 21st Amendment Brewery is located in San Leandro. It features both a brewery and tasting room. Olson Steel provided the structural and miscellaneous steel for the brewery including the Brew house Mezzanine structures, mechanical roof openings, stairs, gratings and columns. The popular brewery 21st […]

Menlo Gateway Constitution Project

Menlo Gateway Office and Parking Structure located in Menlo Park, CA is a ground-up, Type I concrete and steel commercial and parking structure project. The square footage is distributed throughout two structures with nine levels above grade. Stand-alone parking totals 365,000 square feet and 955 stalls. Olson Steel  provided the miscellaneous and ornamental metals for […]

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 […]

Kapor Center for Social Impact

Located in Oakland, California on Broadway, Olson Steel fabricated and installed the structural steel, architecturally exposed structural steel, steel decking, metal fabrication and decorative metals work for the Kapor Center for Social Impact renovation. The building features a rooftop reception area, a 100-person capacity auditorium, and a 4,000 square foot restaurant space for Agave Uptown. […]

SF PD Traffic Company & Forensic Services Division

Since the current SF PD Traffic Company & Forensic Services Division building located at 850 Bryant Street does not comply with building safety codes, a new building is being built at 1995 Evans Ave. in the Bayview, scheduled to be completed in 2021. The building will house the crime lab facilities and motorcycle police. Olson […]

Foundry Square

The future corporate home of Barclay’s Global Investment Group, Foundry Square is the third of four buildings of its design type. The structure was designed by Studio Architecture and features post-tensioned concrete construction with a multi-tiered and differing pitch structural steel roof fabricated and installed by Olson Steel. Olson also provided all miscellaneous metals for […]

222 Second Street

The recent Tishman Speyer development project at the corner of 2nd and Howard Streets consists of a 26-story, 350-foot office tower with restaurant/retail on the ground floor. The original was designed for 222 2nd Street by New York-based Thomas Phifer and Partners with local firm Heller Manus but has since been tweaked by Gensler. The […]

101 Lytton

New ground-up construction of a two and a half story below-grade concrete parking structure and four-story steel building; complete with 47,000 sq.ft. of office space, 5,200 sq.ft. of retail, a roof-top garden, high speed elevators, car stackers and charging stations. The project has 6,280 cubic yards of concrete, 535.3 tons of rebar and 500 tons […]