Building Solutions

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Services Provided
We provide state-of-the-art design, remodeling, renovation and construction services throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Our approach to the design-build practice emphasizes transparency and advocacy for our clients. This means the construction budget is central to the design process, and a range of options for materials and subcontractors assures the best quality at the best price.

Areas Served
Proudly serving the counties of Marin, San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, and San Jose, Building Solutions has earned the prestigious Diamond Certified award for quality and customer satisfaction.

Business Description
Building Solutions is a full service Northern California General Contractor founded in 1980, specializing in:

- Integrated planning, design and construction
- Residential remodeling
- New construction
- Commercial tenant improvements

A leading innovator in complete design-build remodeling and new construction, Building Solutions combines top quality design services with a unique “budget-informed” planning process emphasizing transparency and advocacy from start to finish. Our advanced budgeting system assures that what we plan with you, we design and build for you: on schedule and on budget.

Meet the Owner:
John Fraine, CEO is a Design-Build General Contractor and recognized expert in remodeling and new construction. With a 40-year history in Marin County and the surrounding Bay Area, Fraine pioneered an innovative model of integrated design and build services. He develops 10 to 15 projects annually for residential and commercial clients, and is a sought-after presenter and columnist addressing his specialty of "budget-informed design" and trends in the industry.

Fraine's experience with hundreds of projects, and skills with financial analysis, gives him a unique capacity to scope and determine the viability of remodels and new construction.

John is a team leader with a collaborative approach, and has developed a company culture that emphasizes communication, accurate record-keeping, and an integration of all systems for maximum efficiency through the entire design-build process.

Certification and Awards
Diamond Certified Award (
San Francisco Premier Design Build Firm
John Fraine 
San Francisco Bay Area, CA 
(415) 459-3348 
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