Rudolph and Sletten (www.rsconstruction.com) has provided quality-oriented general contracting and construction management services for four decades. One of the largest construction companies on the West Coast, Rudolph and Sletten has offices in Foster City, Sacramento, Irvine and San Diego, California.
Known as the contractor that built Silicon Valley, Rudolph and Sletten's clients include Stanford University, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Apple Computer, 3Com, Sun Microsystems and Microsoft. In the biotech and pharmaceutical industry, clients include Bayer, Chiron, Amgen, Inhale, Johnson & Johnson and Genentech.
Rudolph and Sletten also constructed such unique projects as the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, and Lucasfilm, Ltd.'s Skywalker Ranch Technical Buildings. Rudolph and Sletten also oversees the seismic and historic renovation of many vintage buildings, such as the Stanford Art Museum.
Onslow H. "Rudy" Rudolph, father of new CEO Allen Rudolph, founded the firm in 1960. Kenneth G. Sletten joined him as partner in 1962. Many of the firm's 800 employees are second- and third-generation family members who have been with the company for decades.
"Rudy" Rudolph and Ken Sletten's dynamic business model raised the bar for the tradition-bound construction industry. Among their innovations was the contemporary version of the negotiated construction contract, including the notion of partnering with owners and architects as a team. They also established the practice of offering extensive pre-construction activities that maintain both quality and adherence to budget in complex, high-tech construction. Rudolph and Sletten helped to pioneer modern safety standards, and today offers one of the industry's most highly regarded training programs.
Rudolph and Sletten's current portfolio of projects includes Sun Microsystems Santa Clara Campus, Santa Clara, Calif.; Chiron Life Sciences Center, Emeryville; Kaiser Foundation Los Angeles and Santa Clara; Stanford University Cancer Center; Children's Hospital LA; City of Hope National Medical Center; University of San Diego Joan B. Kroc Institute; Caltech University Biological Center, Pasadena; Veritas Software Corporate Headquarters, Mountain View; COPIA: The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts, Napa; Monterey Bay Aquarium and Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Monterey; Jay Paul Company Pacific Shores Center, Redwood City; Hewlett-Packard Company Aviation Hangar, San Jose; and WINfirst broadband network, Rancho Cordova. – less – More from ZoomInfo »