"... this is the first time Crane Country Day School has worked with your company and I couldn't be more pleased. Your company is impressive on so many different fronts. You guys are smart, hard working, honest, and knowledgeable, you hire well, you are clean and organized, and you are strong, pro-active communicators. As a builder, Frank Schipper Construction has absolutely exceeded all of my expectations."
Joel J. Weiss, Head of School, Crane Country Day School
"This project, not unlike most, was severely constrained on several fronts to include schedule and cost. We can happily report that project was completed within both of these challenging requirements. Our experience with the Schipper team proved that they were adept in planning/scheduling, cost estimation/tracking, technical understanding of complex systems and installation and above all, openness and honesty which instilled a tremendous amount of trust."
Bill Terre, Vice President & General Manager, FLIR OEM & Emerging
Santa Barbara Zoo
"It has been our experience that your team is responsive to needs and changes, creative in reaching solutions to challenges, and sensitive to the requirements of working at the Zoo. With so many players involved, it was impressive that everyone worked so well as a team. California Trails looks as good as it does because we received the optimum performance from your crew."
Rich Block, CEO, Santa Barbara Zoo
Santa Barbara Inn
"They were invaluable in assisting the design team in promptly and fairly resolving a myraid of constructability issues that occured prior to and during constructi0n and often went the extra mile in working with building officals to resolve complex issues. We were in regular communication and never at odds--always knowing that we were working together with Schipper Construction toward a common goal. The finish product exceeded our expectations."
Richard Gunner, Owner, Santa Barbara Inn
"FSCC has a depth of experience providing overall project savings through the process of Value Engineering. FSCC's staff has a wealth of practical construction knowledge to bring to the project team table during the preconstruction phase that ensures the project will be technically sound and aesthetically pleasing while meeting the client's budget demands."
James E. Moore IV AIA, LEED AP, President PMSM Architects
Music Academy of The West
"As the cost estimate for construction played a key element in structuring our fundraising campaign, it was critecal for us to have a high degree of confidence in FSCC's ability to estimate and budget for a large and complex facility and to assist us meeting our cost target. I am very please to say, that FSCC was a great partner and met our needs and expectations."
Sharon Westby, Chair, Board of Directors, Chair, Campus Renovation Committee, Music Academy of the West
U.S. Department of The Interior
"As the project progressed, Schipper Construction met all of the challenges posed by the island location and logistics, as well as by unanticipated site conditions. We greatly appreciate their sensitive approach to the historic preservation work, their respect for the National Park Service's conservation mission, and their professional and practical approach to the project. We would highly recommend them for similar projects."
Ann E. Huston, Contracting Officer's Representative, United States Department of the Interior
Ehlen Spiess & Haight, Inc.
"Our recent projects that were built by FSCC include the New Victoria Theatre (seismic upgrade and new construction), Serenity House (seismic upgrade and new construction, Santa Barbara Cemetery Mausoleum (new construction), Santa Barbara Mausoleum (new construction), and an X-ray room installation at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.
We know the people of FSCC to be highly competent, easy to work with, and driven to suceed with integrity. I highly recommend FSCC to clients who value quality construction and collaborative team members."
Jeffery E. Haight SE, Ehlen Spiess & Haight, Inc.
"The Company is also a great "giver" of their employee's time and money to many worthy community projects and has been extremely involved in local Construction Technology Training Programs at Dos Pueblos, Carpinteria and Lompoc High Schools and the fight with local school boards to keep construction trade programs in our local high schools! Frank personally, was also instrumental in the creation of the local Tradart program which was designed to train and assist in the employment of young people."
Tony Morelli, District Manager, AGC California, Tri-County District