Tuesday, November 30, 2021



Karl Kreutziger has been promoted to president of C.W. Driver Companies, a premier builder serving the Western United States since 1919. Having served in leadership roles on behalf of C.W. Driver Companies for more than five years, 29-year industry veteran will take over the role of president for Dana Roberts, who will serve as CEO and chairman of the board. In this role, Kreutziger will be responsible for leading the overall direction of C.W. Driver Companies as well as spearheading project teams in the preconstruction and planning phases, and overseeing

C.W. Driver Completes Construction on $26 Million Modernization of Sharp Grossmont Hospital in San...

C.W. Driver, a premier builder serving the Western U.S. since 1919, has completed construction on the renovation and modernization of the East Tower Nursing Unit at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, located just east of San Diego in La Mesa, California. The $26 million project delivers facility upgrades local taxpayers approved on the June 2006 voter ballot. Construction on the 71,000-square-foot project began in May 2012 and completed in October 2015.

John Thornton Named as President of C.W. Driver

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver, a premier builder serving California since 1919, has promoted John Thornton, LEED-AP, to president. Thornton has been with the company for 18 years, serving most recently as an executive vice president, and will now be responsible for overall direction of the firm’s market sectors, which include retail, entertainment, hospitality, K-12 education, higher education, commercial/office, healthcare and civic projects

C.W. Driver Completes Construction on $20 Million Bloomingdale’s Project at the Glendale Galleria

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The paperless job site is here. C.W. Driver, a premiere builder serving California since 1919, has recently completed construction on a 127,000-square-foot Bloomingdale’s department store, using iPad applications and technologies that allow a paperless job site to create a crisp and efficient construction time table for the new store. Located in the Glendale Galleria, on the corner of Broadway and Brand Blvd. in Glendale, Calif., the $20 million renovation now occupies the two-level space which formerly housed Mervyn’s

Driver SPG Awarded $14 Million Project for Interior Renovation of California State Bar

Driver SPG - September 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver’s Anaheim-based construction affiliate with a focus on renovation, modernization and smaller new construction projects – has been awarded a $14 million interior renovation project for 111,000-square-feet of downtown office space. The property is located at 845 South Figueroa Street. Driver SPG’s fast track project will provide a contemporary new home for the State Bar of California, which will occupy floors 2-5 of the five-story structure. The project is scheduled for completion in December 2013.

C.W. Driver Acquires San Diego Construction Company

Torrance, CA - August 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver, a premier builder serving California since 1919, announced today that it has acquired Good & Roberts (G&R), a 34-year-old San Diego based construction company. G&R will operate as a subsidiary, allowing C.W. Driver to expand into new markets and broaden its current San Diego market share. Specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

C.W. Driver Begins Construction of $110 Million Life Sciences Building at Loyola Marymount University

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver, a premiere builder serving the Western U.S. since 1919, has broken ground for the new 103,500-square-foot Life Sciences building at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles. The $110 million (total project cost), three-story building will serve as a teaching, research and laboratory facility for the Seaver College of Science and Engineering’s biology, chemistry and natural science departments. Designed to LEED® Silver specifications by Los Angeles-based CO Architects, construction on the building will begin May 13, 2013, and will be completed in two years.

New Student Recreation Center Expansion Now Under Construction At University Of California, Riverside Campus

C.W. Driver serves as general contractor for the $35 million project WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 16, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver, a premiere builder...

C.W. Driver completes construction on Ramona Ambulatory Care Center in San Diego County

RAMONA, CA - February 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver, a leader in Southern California healthcare construction, has completed construction on Palomar Health’s Ramona Ambulatory Care Center, a new $4.5 million satellite clinic in Ramona, Calif. When open to the community in March 2013, the 7,600-square-foot, single-story outpatient medical clinic built on approximately an acre of land will expand the healthcare services for the Ramona community

C.W. Driver Wins Multi-Million Dollar Gaming and Casino Project at Morongo Resort & Spa

Torrance, CA - December 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- General contractor C.W. Driver was awarded a multi-million dollar contract for two restaurant tenant improvement projects totaling 11,000 square-feet at Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa in Cabazon Calif., further solidifying the firm’s presence in the Native American gaming and casino market. Fifteen-year industry veteran Brent Hughes, senior project manager, will be leading the firm’s projects in the gaming and hospitality industries.

C.W. Driver Begins $73 Million Construction on San Diego State University Lecture Halls

Torrance, CA - September 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- General contractor C.W. Driver has begun construction on a 100,000-square-foot renovation and 30,000-square-foot expansion project for the existing 1957-built Storm and Nasatir building complex at the San Diego State University (SDSU) campus in San Diego. Designed by LPA Inc., to achieve LEED® Gold certification, the complex will offer program space for eight academic departments including anthropology, geography and foreign languages, among others. When completed in January 2015, the $73 million complex will include new and upgraded classroom technologies, academic and research laboratories, and faculty offices for the College of Arts and Letters.

C.W. Driver Hires Steven Nelson as Vice President of Estimating

Torrance, CA - September 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver, a premier builder serving the Western United States since 1919, has hired Steven Nelson as vice president of estimating in the firm’s Pasadena office. In his role, Nelson will act as a trusted advisor for the firm’s long list of clients and will be responsible for providing estimates on the firm’s preconstruction services and proposals, as the company continues to grow. A 30-year industry veteran, Nelson’s extensive experience will be a crucial component to the firms various practice areas including commercial and industrial projects, healthcare, retail and education

C.W. Driver Completes Ten Renovation Projects at Santa Ana Unified School District

Torrance, CA - August 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) experienced a facelift this summer when construction manager C.W. Driver completed $20 million worth of upgrades at 10 schools located throughout the district. While budgeting and timeliness remain top priority in education construction projects, C.W. Driver was entrusted to deliver each project on time and within budget. Working simultaneously on the 10 projects, C.W. Driver completed the work in August 2012.

C.W. Driver Begins Construction on Medical Office Building in San Diego County

Torrance, CA - August 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver, a leader in Southern California healthcare construction, has broken ground on Palomar Health’s new $4.5 million satellite clinic, the Ramona Ambulatory Care Center in Ramona, Calif. Designed by San Diego-based Mascari Warner Architects, the 7,600-square-foot, single-story outpatient medical clinic built on approximately an acre of land will expand the healthcare services for the Ramona community.

C.W. Driver Named Construction Manager for $7.8 Million Public Works Project for the City...

Torrance, CA - May 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver has been named construction manager for the City of Beverly Hills Public Works Warehouse and Shops project, a $7.8 million expansion plan which will be located at 9357 Third Street near Civic Center Drive in Beverly Hills, Calif. When completed in January 2013, the facility will become an essential services facility that will allow the City’s maintenance and communications departments to operate in case of an emergency or natural disaster. C.W. Driver has begun working with RTK Architects on the pre-construction phase for the project.

Christopher Piché Joins C.W. Driver as Director of Business Development

Torrance, CA - May 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver, a premier builder serving the Western United States since 1919, has hired Christopher Piché as director of business development to expand project opportunities for the firm’s Southern California operations. Piché will cultivate new and existing client relationships throughout the company’s broad range of building types/markets, including hospitality and gaming, sports and entertainment, education, civic and retail/mixed-use.

C.W. Driver Completes New Gateway to UCSD East Medical Campus

Torrance, CA - April 23, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A new medical office building designed as a gateway building to the University of California, San Diego’s (UCSD) Health Sciences and Medical Center has opened its doors to doctors and staff. Built by C.W. Driver, which led the design-build team that included Gensler as the architect and Miyamoto International as the structural engineer, the building provides much needed office space in a convenient location adjacent to medical facilities such as the Thornton Hospital and Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular Center.

C.W. Driver Completes Construction for $53 Million Student Recreation Center on CSUN Campus

Torrance, CA - April 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver, a premier builder serving the Western United States since 1919, completed construction on the new, 118,000-square-foot Student Recreation Center at California State University, Northridge, (CSUN) in Northridge, Calif. As the construction manager at risk, C.W. Driver focused on building a sustainable and modern facility large enough for the student population, and allowing for better access to resources that promote wellness, physical health and campus involvement.

C.W. Driver Builds Next Generation of Campus Teaching and Research Infrastructure

Torrance, CA - March 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Already a leading builder of campus buildings and laboratories, C.W. Driver will make its mark on one of the world’s preeminent research institutions when it completes six simultaneous projects at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

Bob Maxwell Appointed to Sharp Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors

Torrance, CA - January 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Bob Maxwell, senior vice president of C.W. Driver, has been appointed to join the Board of Directors of Sharp HealthCare Foundation, a nonprofit, philanthropic organization that supports the San Diego-based Sharp HealthCare facilities. On the board, Maxwell will work with other business professionals, community leaders, and members of the Sharp medical staff to advocate for the community and promote philanthropic contributions that advance the mission of Sharp HealthCare.

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