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3020 Dutton Ave.
Santa Rosa
CA, 95407
United States
(707) 528-1172

The Wright Tradition

Quality craftsmanship, integrity and dedication are the cornerstones of Wright Contracting's success. This tradition, has earned Wright Contracting the opportunity to build many of the North Bay's landmarks, which have been featured in such magazines as Architecture, Architectural Record, Sunset Magazine, Builder, Wine Country, and Germany's Baumeister Journal of Architecture. A family owned business founded in 1953, Wright takes pride in every project we build. We believe that our long term relationships with clients, project teams and the community, is the most important building we can do. We look forward to working with you.


Wright Contracting is committed to minimizing the adverse impact on the environment from its activities. We seek to promote a culture of sustainability throughout our organization by utilizing our environmental policy's key components listed below on every project.  New to our effort to promote efficient building, we've added Green Cost Engineering and Sustainable Best Practices to our list of Pre-Construction Services.

Key Components:

  • Comply or exceed federal, state, and local environmental regulations.
  • Use local subcontractors and locally manufactured products to minimize pollution caused by transportation.
  • 75% recycling of jobsite construction debris materials.
  • Manage indoor environmental quality with plan and use of low VOC products.
  • Encourage sourcing of products from sustainable sources when feasible (FSC lumber).
  • Develop procedures to optimize response to environmentally sensitive incidents and circumstances.
  • Continually seek to improve our internal processes for optimizing waste reduction.
  • Encouraging professional development of staff towards achieving a diverse and knowledgeable team across all areas of sustainability and stewardship. 

Client Resources

Our goal is to be the best resource possible for our clients and to provide the navigational expertise necessary in today's modern building industry.  We hope you will come to us with your visionary ideas for solid advice and feedback. Over half our current projects are repeat clients who understand the practical expertise we bring to the big picture, from feasibility to completion, and the added value this knowledge affords their project. 

If you are considering starting a new project we welcome your questions and would be happy to spend the time getting to know you and understanding the particular needs of your project. 

Give us a call anytime at 707.528.1172 or email Lisa Freedman or Mark Davis.

Santa Rosa Office:

3020 Dutton Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95407
(707) 528-1172

Napa Office:
1303 Jefferson St., Suite 200, Napa, CA 94559
(707) 637 - 8926

Planning & Construction

Early involvement in a project during the Pre-Construction Management phase is the golden opportunity to improve the overall outcome of a project.  Wright Contracting offers full and in-depth conceptual planning, schematic design and design development input. Our Pre-Construction Team has the critical experience necessary to be the catalyst during the planning process, to ensure that every project comes in on budget and on schedule. 

Our Pre-Construction services include:

  • Site Evaluation and project feasibility strategizing
  • Design constructability review to aid in materials, means and methods selection
  • Project budgets and schedules that evolve as project develops
  • Accounting and Budget management systems
  • Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) and related bid analysis
  • Warranty and Maintenance policy development
  • Green Cost Engineering and Sustainability Best Practices project evaluation

Organization and dedication are the key components to our Construction Management Services. Our Project Managers and Superintendents work together to form a tight knit team with a proven track record on over 800 major projects throughout the North Bay. Wright Contracting is proud to have built many landmarks in our community, and our success is evident in the many repeat clients who have come to us to build for them. Over the last 60 years of construction, Wright Contracting has developed a comprehensive system of Construction Management that we continuously adapt and improve to better meet the dynamic needs of our clients and the ever changing building industry landscape.

Our unique approach includes:

  • Full time onsite Superintendent.
  • Local office Project Managers.
  • Transparent and Accessible Budget Tracking with real time job cost controls for owners review and reporting.
  • Weekly jobsite safety meetings and strict quality control protocol with subcontractors.
  • Long term, positive and forward thinking relationships with local jurisdictions, governing bodies, reporting agencies, industry professionals, subcontractors and suppliers.

Santa Rosa Office:
3020 Dutton Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95407
(707) 528-1172

Napa Office:
1303 Jefferson St., Suite 200, Napa, CA 94559
(707) 637 - 8926

Wright Contracting 65th Anniversary
Wright Contracting 65th Anniversary
A quick history of how Wright Contracting began in Sonoma County 65-years ago.
Sustainable Design For Recently Completed Seismic Brewing Taproom Project

Seismic Brewing Company’s recently completed taproom fits perfectly with the vision of sustainability, local community and high quality. Located in the Barlow, this 4,041 SF space creates an open, inviting ambiance for craft beer lovers. The interior features windows that start at the floor and work their way up to the high ceilings, a casual lounge area with a pool table and custom carved wood banquette, wood paneling with sound-dampening features and a wrap-around bar area that serves as the beating heart of the taproom. The exterior allows for the outdoor enjoyment of their high-quality craft beer, with a paved patio that includes seating areas, fire pits and a trellis structure. All products used for the interior finishes, mechanical items, lighting and architectural finishes are sustainable and energy efficient. This space was designed with “green” in mind, with as many green features as possible that will meet all environmental requirements as it actively pursues LEED Platinum Certification.

News Archive

Welcome Back to Paradise Hard Hat Tour
17 June, 2019

On Wednesday, June 12th, members of Sonoma County Vintners gathered at Paradise Ridge Winery for a hard hat tour of the rebuild project. The tours, hosted by Wright Contracting, were led by Superintendent Jim Shrier and TLCD Architecture’s Don Tomasi. Topics of discussion included design vision, implementation and changes made to enhance both fire safety and guest experience. Rene Byck & Sonia Byck-Barwick of Paradise Ridge Winery offered insight on the rebuild process and future plans for their beautiful property. Following the tour, guests enjoyed wine & small bites on the veranda overlooking an amazing view. The project is expected to be completed in the fall of this year.

A New Wine Country Experience at Bacchus Landing Cellars
22 May, 2019

Bacchus Landing Cellars is a new state-of-the-art storage facility located in breathtaking Healdsburg Wine Country. The project, expected to be completed in the Fall of 2019, features a 52,000 sq. ft. wine storage building that is full insulated and climate-controlled. In addition to the wine storage building, the construction of a hospitality, tasting and event venue will be completed in the Spring of 2020. Set on nine acres with Dry Creek running through year-round, the property provides a special ambiance and unique tasting experience. Combining Mediterranean style with old-world charm, the venue creates a remarkable space for Wine Country destination events.  Featured amenities include meeting rooms, a commercial kitchen and an exclusive rooftop deck. Three separate tasting rooms offer winery partners a private space to host guests for a custom tasting experience. Each tasting room includes 1,800 sq. ft. of indoor space and opens to a private patio. Contributing to the style and design of the property is an expansive piazza, located in the heart of the tasting and event rooms.

Winery Project Update: Cakebread Cellars
09 May, 2019

The current renovation of existing facilities and construction of an additional building at Cakebread Cellars creates a new hospitality experience for guests and an opportunity for future growth. Holding true to the distinctive look of the winery, the North Addition is a beautiful wood framed facility with high-end finishes and attention to detail, creating an elegant and comfortable environment. Once completed this Summer, it will house the new Hospitality Center with a reception and gathering hall, administration offices, and nine individual rooms to host private tastings. 

Bouchaine Vineyards Hospitality Project
10 April, 2019

Excitement grows as the completion date gets closer and we continue to see progress at the Bouchaine Vineyards Hospitality project. The project includes a new 5,000 sq. ft. hospitality facility that will hold the tasting room, numerous offices, dining area, and commercial kitchen. Adding a modern and sophisticated touch to the design is the use of reclaimed materials. Redwood from old wine barrels has created beautiful vertical shade fins on the exterior and will also be incorporated into the tasting bar and fireplace mantel. Combined with sunshine and delicious wine, this will be the perfect place to enjoy the summer. 

Reconstruction Progress at Paradise Ridge Winery Project
26 March, 2019

A few days of sunshine in March brought forth exciting views of the swift reconstruction progress at Paradise Ridge Winery, a popular visit for many that burned down in the Tubbs Fire. Since opening in 1994, the winery provided outstanding wines, amazing terrace views, and the perfect location for Wine Country events. The reconstruction is expected to be complete in the Fall of 2019, close to one year after breaking ground in Fall of 2018. The new facility will feature innovative design elements and materials to improve the site’s safety and fire resistance, while retaining the look of the original winery.

Wright Contracting Celebrates 65 Years of Building in the North Bay
25 February, 2019

For 65 years, Wright Contracting has had the privilege of building landmark projects throughout the North Bay. Learn more about the company's roots and some of its most iconic projects. Visit our website at

Wright Contracting Paradise Ridge Winery Rebuild Groundbreaking Heralds Return to Paradise, Builds Hope
24 October, 2018

On Monday, October 22, 2018, the Paradise Ridge Winery reconstruction project kicked off with a groundbreaking ceremony held at the site of the popular winery, which burned down in the Tubbs fire after 24 years as a beloved Sonoma County wedding, gathering and wine tasting venue. The following day, Wright Contracting, the general contractor hired by the Byck family, owners of Paradise Ridge Winery, commenced construction.

Read more and see photos of the groundbreaking ceremony here:

Dynamite! For when You Hit Hard Rock While Drilling a Cave
06 June, 2018

A little dynamite does the trick when you run into hard rock while drilling a cave. Watch the video to see how Wright Contracting uses creative solutions to natural barriers. 

Wright Contracting Is Here to Help!
11 October, 2017

Our hearts go out to the many people who have lost their homes and businesses and those who have been displaced during this catastrophic fire throughout the North Bay. It will take a bit of time to understand where and how we are needed, but as soon as we are able, we will step forward to help in any way we can. Wright Contracting’s offices in Santa Rosa and Napa are open. Please feel free to call us at 707-528-1172 if you have questions about ongoing projects or if there is any assistance we can provide.

Hands-on Fun at SaraLee & Richard's Barn
14 August, 2017

SaraLee's Barn, Built by Wright Contracting

SaraLee & Richard's Barn, built by Wright Contracting, was in full swing at this year's Sonoma County Fair with a petting zoo, a faux cow just waiting to be milked and much more.

Winery Project Spotlight: Hamel Family Wines
10 March, 2016

Sonoma County Winery Estate including Production Building, Caves, Tasting and Administration. The Production Building is sized to produce 10,000 cases of wine, the caves will be approximately 27,000 square feet and the Estate House will support administrative and tasting room activities. Designed using passive cooling and thermal mass which will help keep the buildings as efficient as possible.  Key architectural features include sustainable building materials such as rammed earth and living green roofs. Photos by Bruce Damonte. 

MacRostie Winery opens!
13 May, 2015

Open in 2015, MacRostie is a new state-of-the-art Pinot-focused winery and MacRostie Estate House on Westside Road in the Russian River Valley, which is also the home to Thale’s Vineyard, named after Steve’s wife.

Barrel Building – Pre-Engineered Metal Building Shell, Board Form Concrete Walls, Office Build out. Hospitality Building – Wood Framed.

Design-build components: Metal Building, Electrical, Refrigeration, Fire Protection. Onsite Process Waste Treatment.

“We couldn’t have made a better selection of a general contractor than Wright Contracting, Inc.”   “Their attention detail and workmanship was unsurpassed and we couldn’t be happier with what they have done for us” - Steve Myers – Managing Director  North America, Distinguished Vineyards Wine Partners.

Project Team: GouldEvans


SQ footage: 12,000
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Project Manager: Doug Marshall
Estimator: Mike Nonella 
Superintendent: Don Roberts

click here for the MacRostie website!