University and college

Thompson Builders works with institutions of higher learning to meet their needs for state-of-the-art, cost-effective environments. We have successfully managed the construction and renovation of a wide variety of project types, including theaters, community areas, dining facilities, housing, and administrative spaces. Our seasoned team is highly experienced in building safely in active campus environments and minimizing unnecessary disruption to students and staff.

California Maritime Academy

Vallejo, California

New construction of an approximately 36,000-sf, three-story dormitory, including 69 bedrooms, 41 bathrooms, and several community spaces

Foothill College

Los Altos Hills, CA

Demolition of existing Campus Center buildings; construction of a new two-story building for student administrative spaces, meeting rooms, health services, security, campus bookstore, and food service

Monterey Peninsula College

Monterey, CA

Renovation and remodeling of existing 17,000-sf theater building to upgrade the auditorium, lobby, offices, dressing areas, and scene shop rooms; improve accessibility; and provide additional storage space

Cowell College, UCSC

Santa Cruz, CA

Renovation of two-story dining hall, server, kitchen, and food preparation areas to accommodate expanding student population