As funds diminish and pressure mounts for high-performing learning spaces, Harris & Associates keeps K-12 districts, community colleges, and other higher education institutions ahead of the curve on capital improvement programs that maximize bond dollars.

Harris has provided tailored program, project, and construction management services to clients throughout California, and we have provided management oversight for more than $2 billion in California education construction projects. Solving our education clients’ needs has been a core focus of our business since 2000.

Well-versed in all facets of campus construction, expansion, and modernization, our program managers, construction managers, and environmental compliance professionals help you manage costs and schedules related to large-scale, bond-financed construction programs

Building Consensus 

Early, repeated involvement and buy-in from key stakeholders increases chances for project success. From District leadership and faculty stakeholder groups to architects and contractors, Harris has a successful history of managing groups of diverse decision-makers to deliver educational facilities our clients are proud of.

For each project, we aptly learn the dynamics at play, then determine how to sustain political and public momentum. And we remain transparent with leadership, administration, constituents, and the community.

Focused on Smarter Learning

Upgrades and renovations rarely fit neatly around school holidays. Harris construction managers excel at accommodating school schedules, managing work site safety, and minimizing disruptions to learning environments—all while delivering new, state-of-the-art environments emphasizing flexibility, collaboration, and innovation for learning and discovery.


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  • K-12


    Harris has managed large-scale, multi-site building programs with local district accountability across California. We bring to life 21st century learning environments that promotes student achievement in STEM education and other modern core competencies—preparing students for bright futures.

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  • Community Colleges

    Community Colleges

    Students and faculty alike benefit from rich learning environments that prepare today’s students and tomorrow’s professionals. Harris has successfully delivered project and construction management services for hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of campus-wide community college improvements ranging from deferred maintenance to campus expansion.

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  • Higher Education

    Higher Education

    Colleges and universities in California wrestle with construction challenges like few others do—and Harris is there at every step with the right solution. High-tech laboratories, research facilities, classrooms, and office spaces—our veteran project and construction managers identify and execute optimal solutions for every case.

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