Our group (or project team) approach is an effective combination of a carefully selected management staff and the best possible construction methods available. Our professionals share individual strengths, knowledge, and expertise to ensure consistent quality for every project. In today’s environment, cost is a motivating factor; confidence in your general contractor is essential. With a reputation for professionalism and the ability to meet difficult budgets and schedules, we are confident in our ability to address and support our clients’ construction or fixturing needs no matter how large or how small. Here are a number of our Core Strengths:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Building Site Selection/Acquisition
  • Value Engineering
  • Design/Build Cost Controls
  • Architectural Design
  • Engineering
  • Building Permit Acquisition
  • Construction Estimating
  • Bidding or Negotiation
  • Fast-track Scheduling
  • Contract Administration
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Inspection
  • Interior Design
  • Store Fixturing and Installation
  • Landscaping

    Gary earned his Bachelor and Master of Architecture from the University of Wisconsin. After graduating in 1975, he worked in Milwaukee for Architects III and for the design/ build firm of Schallock Petersen and Associates. Upon receiving his architectural license from the State of Wisconsin in 1977, Gary accepted a career advancement as an architect/ construction manager with Torke/Wirth/Pujara, Ltd. He also taught at The Milwaukee School of Engineering from 1976 to 1979.

    Because of his increasing interest in real estate and development, Gary relocated to California in 1981 and accepted the position of property/construction manager for Pacific Intermountain Express (PIE). His responsibilities included property development, planning, design, construction management and administration for their offices and terminals throughout the country. Gary became a project manager for Mervyn’s in 1983, handling new store development andconstruction in the western United States. At that time he also received his architectural license from the State of California. Ross Stores, Inc. offered Gary the position of construction manager in 1984. He built over 50 stores and utilized his fast-track construction experience on many projects including four, 75 calendar-day new construction projects and two, 23 calendar-day remodeling projects. All of the projects were completed on time.

    In 1984 Gary acquired his California general contractor’s license. He formed GH GROUP, INC. in January 1987. Gary’s broad background and experience in architecture and construction provide GH GROUP with strong leadership. Not only does he understand the professional and management end of construction, but also he is able to integrate finishes, detailing and other technical aspects of the construction business.



    Connie has a Bachelor of Science in English and Secondary Education from the University of Wisconsin. Prior to relocating to California, she was a substitute teacher in metropolitan Milwaukee and worked as a copy editor/proofreader in the graphic arts industry. Connie has been with GH GROUP since 1987, handling payroll, tax reporting, accounts payable and receivable, and Company publications.



    Ryan graduated from U.C. Santa Barbara in 2002 with a BS in environmental studies. He worked in the environmental field for three years, performing commercial/industrial property assessments and investigations. Since joining GH GROUP in 2005, he has managed many high profile projects for various clients throughout California, including Safeway, Inc., Ross Stores, Inc., Blackhawk Networks, Inc., Carr America, Silicon Valley Bank, Sephora, and ULTA Cosmetics.


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    • Address:405 Boulder Court
    • Suite#:500
    • City:Pleasanton, CA
    • Phone:925-485-9800

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