Our wide range of work encompasses civic centers, office buildings, libraries, law enforcement and fire service stations, cultural art destinations and sports facilities. Regardless of the project and owner, we bring teams together and manage projects through accelerated timelines and tight budgets. Most of all, we have an ingrained understanding of maintaining strict fiduciary control over publicly financed projects.

  • City of Berkeley Public Library South Branch

    LEED Gold, ADA-accessible library built to house an extensive library collection, youth programs and community meeting space.

  • Carlsbad, Alga Norte Community Park

    Park with ball fields, batting cages, courts, picnic areas, playground with universally accessible equipment, concessions, Olympic aquatic center, dog park and skate park.

  • Novato Civic Administration Offices

    Administration building within the downtown civic center, adjacent to the Novato Police Station and City Hall. Includes 26 spaces of below-grade podium parking.

  • Butte County Association of Governments, Butte Regional Transit Operations Center (BRTOC)

    A new $38 million, 41,000 SF transit facility that replaces the currently outdated maintenance and operations facilities with a new bus maintenance building, operations building and an administrative office facility, along with associated on-site and off-site improvements, including an 8,000 SF tenant improvement. Project is anticipated to achieve LEED Silver certification. The existing building is being renovated and is nearing completion. It will house twelve additional executive offices and a new Board Room for Butte County Association of Governments official board meetings.

  • California State Department of Social Services Headquarters and Training Center

    Kitchell provided project/construction management and commissioning services for the $157 million, 632,600 SF renovation of two twin 20-story towers certified LEED Gold. The included a new two-story, 7,000 SF lobby that connects the existing towers and serves as a shared public entrance, as well as private offices, conference rooms, cafeteria, site improvements and a new child-care center with play yards.


  • City of Carlsbad, Dove & Georgina Cole City Libraries

    A renovation and technology modernization of two libraries, which have more than 800,000 visitors and 1.3 million items circulated annually.

  • Department of Motor Vehicles Headquarters

    A $56 million project including demolition, abatement and complete renovation of the sixth floor of a 545,000 SF building occupied with over 3,700 DMV employees. The project also included a new window system, updated exterior finish to the building, and a photovoltaic array on the roof of the building, as well as a new central plant building one block south of the DMV headquarters building, which houses boilers and chillers supplying the required heating and cooling for the buildings on this campus, replacing an aged system.

  • Ponderosa Park and Family Resource Center

    A $13 million renovation that includes a new 18,000 SF family resource center and a new community park featuring a water play area, a skate park, picnic area, playground and garden. The new high-performance family resource center is designed around a central courtyard that will host a variety of activities such as movie nights, health and job fairs, teen programs and cooking classes. The project is anticipated to achieve LEED Silver certification.

  • San Rafael Essential Facilities Strategic Plan Program Management and Preconstruction Services

    $50-70 million in improvements to all of the City’s public safety facilities, including seven fire stations and one police station.

  • City of Visalia, Animal Control Facility

    A new primary building which will replace the existing facility, site development including parking, an outdoor holding area and road improvements.  The primary building includes offices, lobby areas, staff work areas, built-in indoor/outdoor dog kennels and rooms dedicated to puppy and cat holding cages.

Focusing on the public sector has allowed us to develop management and project control techniques targeted to highly precise needs. Our very successful methods have led to a high percentage of work from repeat clients. We deliver our services using a variety of delivery strategies including agency and multiple prime CM , CMAR , CM/GC, Lease-Leaseback, Design-Build and the traditional Design-Bid-Build.