Shames Construction Co.

Livermore, California 94550
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Our Story

Headquartered in Livermore, California, Shames Construction is a 100% woman-owned company by CEO, Carolyn Shames. For over three decades, she has successfully built a commercial general contracting firm. With average sales of $70 million and growing, a second office in Denver, Colorado was opened to accommodate growth throughout the western United States. The company has also expanded its focus and grown to be a premier general contractor in complex developments that include; retail, grocery, restaurants, and entertainment facilities. Shames Construction has been recognized as a top woman-owned business and one of the fastest growing private companies in the Bay Area. It has built its reputation on partnering with some of the world's largest retailers and developers; such as Walmart, Home Depot, Public Storage, and Dave & Buster's. Carolyn believes that confidence, hard work and persistence are within everyone's reach. These traits are evident in her dedicated staff. She has built her team with the same care and expertise, she puts into a project. Carolyn is a proud sponsor of ACE, Alameda County Community Food Bank, Girls Inc., La Casa De Las Madres, St. Anthony Hospital, and WCOE - Women Construction Owners and Executives.

What We Do

Products and Services

Blue Book Network Classifications

We can be found under the following Blue Book Network Classifications.

CSI Codes

Our standard scope of services includes the following CSI Master Format™ code(s).
01 35 16 - Alteration Project Procedures

Commercial Construction Project Specializations

Auto Dealership / Service
Fitness Center
Office Building
Parking Garage

Company Information

Year Established:
1987
Bondable:
YES
Insured:
Yes
Licensed:
Yes
Labor Affiliation:
Non-Union
Annual Volume:
> $50 million
Company Size:
50-99 Employees
Service Sector:
Private
Typical Project Size:
Not Provided Request
Project Types:
New
Alterations/Renovations

Diversity Classification

Woman Business Enterprise
Minority Business Enterprise

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