Columbia Builders was founded by Tom Ehlers in 2014.  Tom followed his dream to be an independent business owner and entrepreneur.  The dream is focused on working with other successful business owners working to make their dreams and goals come true. Tom has over 25 years experience in the construction industry constructing millions of dollars worth of projects.  With a BS in Construction Management from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Tom worked to build other local corporate general contractors constructing projects large and small.  Tom has worked on just about every type of construction project imaginable.  Here are a few highlights:

 

 Universities

 Schools

Caltrans project

Airport terminal

Performing Arts facility

OSHPD hospitals

Warehouses

Concrete Tilt-up construction

Pre-engineered buildings

Historical retrofits  (URM's)

Hotel

Churches

Helistop

Prisons

Police facilities

Offices

Movie Theaters   

Medical facilities    

RV parks

Restaurants 

Residential 

Retail 

Tenant improvements

Locker rooms

Wineries

Nuclear storage facilities

Multi story steel buildings

Masonry buildings

Mixed-use

Chemical laboratories