Kellman Construction

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Bringing Your Vision to Life
with Personalized Expertise

Welcome to Kellman Construction, a professional project management and consulting company, and general building contractor, that serves clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Ben Kellman, founder, has decades of construction insight and a wealth of experience in the local industry.  Ben has delivered projects public and private, hard-bid and negotiated, and via the design-build method.

Our approach is simple yet powerful:  putting the focus where it matters most – on your project. With a proven track record spanning over 30 years, technical mastery, and a deep understanding of the construction landscape, we can seamlessly guide your project from concept to completion. Our commitment to excellence ensures that every detail aligns with your expectations, expertly guiding you towards successful project realization.

Building Trust, One Project at a Time

Our methodology isn’t flashy or complicated: it’s rooted in trust and reliability. Clients choose to work with us for the peace of mind that comes with a seasoned professional, effective communicator and collaborative relationship builder.

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At Kellman Construction, our mission is to build client relationships through trust, reliability, expertise, and unwavering commitment. We strive to transform his clients’ visions into reality, elevating every project team to maximize the client outcome. With a relentless pursuit of excellence, we aim to exceed expectations and leave an indelible mark of quality on every project we deliver.

Core Values

At Kellman Construction, our mission and values aren’t just words; they’re the driving force behind everything we do. They guide us in every decision, every action, and every interaction. Join us on a journey where innovation meets construction, and where our mission and values come to life in the structures we deliver.

I believe that every brick, every beam, and every detail matters. My dedication to impeccable craftsmanship is the cornerstone of my work, delivered through design team and contractor collaboration, creating structures that stand as a testament to my commitment to quality.

I don’t just manage projects; I lead them with foresight and innovation. My visionary leadership turns challenges into opportunities and fuels my drive to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

I recognize that each project is unique, deserving of personalized attention. I provide tailored solutions that harmonize with my clients’ distinct needs, ensuring that every outcome is a reflection of their vision.

Embracing the latest technologies and sustainable practices isn’t just a choice; it’s my responsibility. I integrate innovation into every facet of my work, developing construction approaches that better the industry norms.

Open lines of communication form the foundation of my partnerships. I collaborate transparently, ensuring my clients are informed, engaged, and empowered at every stage of the project.

I believe that top-notch quality doesn’t have to come at a premium. My strategic approach to cost management ensures that projects remain within budget without compromising on excellence.

Safety is non-negotiable. I prioritize the well-being of my team and the success of my projects by upholding stringent safety standards throughout every phase of construction.

Time is a valuable resource, and I treat it as such. My unwavering commitment to critical-path scheduling ensures that projects are managed efficiently and delivered punctually; I understand that my clients’ time is invaluable.

My clients are partners on the journey. Their satisfaction is my ultimate goal, and I go above and beyond to build relationships grounded in trust, respect, and mutual success.

I don’t just construct buildings; I build legacies. My commitment to excellence is woven into the fabric of every project, leaving a lasting mark of quality for generations to come.


What clients have to say about working with Ben. Their words are a testament to our commitment.

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Mr. Kenneth Morrison Director, Claremont Country Club

This was a large, complicated and high risk project for us, and we could not be happier with the results… You were able to bring our project in on time and under budget in the face of permit and weather delays…Bravo!

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Mr. Steve Duran Director, Community & Economic Development Agency, City of Richmond

When one considers the complexity of this project: seismic and water intrusion issues; historical issues; LEED certification; and a very demanding and picky owner, …the team can be very proud of what has been accomplished – on time and on budget.

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Mr. Noel Stenberg University of California, Berkely, Capital Projects

Both projects were very difficult, multi-phased, and required working in and around a highly active and occupied athletic facility. Both projects had fixed completion dates requiring a high level of attention to schedule planning and execution…the Cal Football season can proceed with success.

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Mr. Mark Sarconi USPS Program Pacific Region Manager, Parsons

This project …had more than its share of unforeseen conditions, owner-instigated changes, and even changes to the owner-instigated changes… It was clear throughout the project that you were...committed to meeting Parsons’ client’s demanding objectives, even as those objectives shifted.

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Mr. Cliff Nguyen Urban Initiatives Manager, City of Fremont

After years of planning…the City of Fremont embarked on completing…the new Downtown Event Center and 1-acre Civic Plaza. Ben Kellman…greatly assisted us with project management and oversaw all things construction on what has become Fremont’s premier public gathering space. The project was delivered…on time and under budget.

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Mr. Tawfic Halaby Deputy Director of Public Works, City of Richmond

…an innately talented construction manager who I have always found to be 100 percent reliable and trustworthy…Ben is a consummate professional and I would absolutely jump at the chance to work with him again…