Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 126

Institutional | PERERA CONSTRUCTION

Positive Impact

PERERA'S TEAM CULTURE ALLOWS IT TO TAKE THE LEAD ON COMPLEX PROJECTS. BY JANICE HOPPE-SPIERS

and CEO Hank Perera (left) and Bryan Glass,
ยป President
business development, believe Perera Construction has to
be remarkable to remain competitive.

H

ank Perera relocated from Anchorage, Alaska to Los Angeles
in 1989, leaving behind his residential construction company
to start a new firm focused on commercial
and institutional construction. Perera knew
starting over in a city with 10 million people
that the competition would be fierce. To
differentiate himself he took on complex
projects in the niche specialties of healthcare, telecommunications, higher education
and energy.
"Those were my primary focuses when
I came to California and I was able to
penetrate that market pretty well," Perera
remembers. "The clients I developed in the
early '90s are the same ones we serve today.
It's all about building long-term relationships. City of Hope has been a client since
1990, Southern California Edison has been a

126

CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM VOLUME 16, ISSUE 2

client since 1992, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been a client since 1993 and Verizon
has been a client since 1994, and we are still
doing work with our original clients."
Based in Ontario, Calif., Perera Construction adopted the belief early on that
in a highly competitive marketplace like
the construction industry, one has to be
remarkable in the eyes of its customers to
create differentiation. The company has
nearly three decades of expertise in providing clients with talented staff who create
a collaborative alliance with stakeholders
utilizing high-tech tools and systems in
order to optimize project results.
"I am very proud of being a 29-year-old
company and establishing real respect in
the construction community with the client
base we have," Perera notes. "I came down
from a different state not knowing California

at all and the clients that we have developed
relationships over the past few decades, I
consider them best-in-class clients."
The market has been increasingly busy
over the past two years and Perera Construction has become selective in taking

Perera Construction
www.pererainc.com
* Headquarters: Ontario, Calif.
* Employees: 45
* Specia y: General contractor and
construction manager

"We are very focused on making ure e work we provide is
remarkable."
- Hank Perera, president and CEO


http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2

Contents
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - Cover1
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - Cover2
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 1
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - Contents
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 3
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 4
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 5
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 6
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 7
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 8
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 9
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 10
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 11
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 12
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 13
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 14
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 15
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 16
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 17
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 18
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 19
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 20
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 21
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 22
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 23
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 24
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 25
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 26
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 27
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 28
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 29
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 30
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 31
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 32
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 33
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 34
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 35
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 36
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 37
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 38
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 39
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 40
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 41
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 42
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 43
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 44
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 45
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 46
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 47
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 48
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 49
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 50
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 51
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 52
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 53
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 54
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 55
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 56
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 57
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 58
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 59
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 60
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 61
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 62
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 63
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 64
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 65
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 66
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 67
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 68
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 69
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 70
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 71
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 72
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 73
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 74
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 75
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 76
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 77
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 78
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 79
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 80
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 81
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 82
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 83
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 84
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 85
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 86
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 87
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 88
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 89
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 90
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 91
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 92
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 93
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 94
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 95
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 96
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 97
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 98
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 99
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 100
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 101
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 102
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 103
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 104
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 105
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 106
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 107
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 108
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 109
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 110
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 111
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 112
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 113
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 114
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 115
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 116
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 117
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 118
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 119
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 120
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 121
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 122
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 123
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 124
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 125
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 126
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 127
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 128
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 129
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 130
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 131
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 132
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 133
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 134
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 135
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 136
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 137
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 138
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 139
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 140
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 141
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 142
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 143
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 144
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 145
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 146
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 147
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 148
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 149
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 150
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 151
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 152
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 153
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 154
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 155
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 156
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 157
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 158
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 159
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 160
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 161
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 162
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 163
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 164
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 165
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 166
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 167
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - 168
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - Cover3
Construction Today - Volume 16, Issue 2 - Cover4
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_vol17issue2
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_vol17issue2a
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_vol17issue1
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_vol17issue1a
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_vol16issue6
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_vol16issue5
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_vol16issue4
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_vol16issue3
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_vol16issue2
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_vol16issue1
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_201712
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_201711
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_20170910
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_20170708
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_201706
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_201705
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_20170304
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_201702
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_201701
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_20161112
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_201610vol2
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_201610
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_201609
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_201608
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_201607
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_201606
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/ct_201605
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_201604
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20160304
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20160102
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20151112
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20150910
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20150708
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20150506
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20150304
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20150102
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20141112
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20140910
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20140708
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20140506
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20140304
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20140102
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20131112
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20130910
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20130708
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20130506
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20130304
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20130102
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20121112
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20120910
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_201208
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_201207
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_201206
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_201205
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_201204
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_201203
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_201202
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_201201
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_201112
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_20111011
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_201109
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/ct_201108
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201107
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201106
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201105
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201104
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201103
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201102
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201101
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201012
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201011
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201010
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201009
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201008
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201007
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201006
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201005
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201004
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201003
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201002
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/ct_201001
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/schofield/ct_200912
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/schofield/ct_200911
http://digital.construction-today.com/nxtbooks/schofield/ct_200910
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/schofield/ct_200909
http://www.nxtbookMEDIA.com